This year, I did my best to shop early but it never fails, I always seem to forget at least one item on my list which means gift card city. So, this candy house is going to do just the trick and dress up that gift card.
Candy House Gift Card Holder
This project is for all levels.
Skill Level- 1 Button
- Printer Paper
- Fabric Scraps
- Double Sided Fusible
- Small Trims
- sewing machine
- basic sewing supplies
- iron/ironing board
- Download and print candy house pattern. Trace all pieces onto fusible. Add 1/4″ to the bottom of house fabric. Roof line is to fold line.
- Iron fusible to the wrong side of fabrics and cut out all pieces.
- Remove paper backing and iron roof fabric to front side of pattern.
- To create chimney, cut 2 1/2″ of trim, fold in half. Sandwich the chimney between the back of house & fabric cover. Iron fabric to the back of house. *The is a 1/4″ over hang at the bottom. Fold over for a clean finished edge at top of pocket.
- Fold the house up 2 1/4″ to create pocket.
- Iron on the door and window. (Eyeball placement) Add stitching at the window + glue button door knob if desired.
- Glue trim along the top edge of pocket. Fold under edges to inside of pocket. Stitch the pocket closed 1/8″ from the edge. *Note – No machine- no problem! This can be glued.
- Insert card and you are set gift giving!
These little candy houses are the perfect packaging for gift cards of any kind, even Craftsy! Think about how many gifts you can take off your list in an afternoon. (teachers; coaches; hostess gifts; really, the list is endless!)
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