Vintage Gift Tags

Materials

  • Cream felt, 1/4 yd.
  • Crinoline, 1/4 yd.
  • White muslin, 1/4 yd.
  • Vintage lace pieces
  • Lace, 1-1/2”-wide, 1/2 yd.
  • Gold organza scraps
  • White cardstock
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Antique Silver Glitter (EK Success)
  • Twinklets Diamond Dust (FloraCraft)
  • Stickles Diamond Glitter Glue (Ranger)
  • Gold eyelets, three
  • Vintage buttons and button card
  • Vintage photo
  • Pearl and metallic beads

Tools

  • Sewing needle
  • Cream button thread
  • Sewing machine and cream thread
  • Decorative-edge scissors
  • Disappearing ink marker
  • Hole punch
  • Eyelet setter
  • Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive (Beacon Adhesives)
  • Computer and ink jet printer

Basic Supplies

straight pins

Directions

STEP 1

  • Layer in the following order: muslin; felt; crinoline with 1/2” lace centered on top. Pin layers in place.

STEP 2

  • Print and cut out pattern. Use disappearing ink marker to trace tag onto fabric with lace centered down on front of fabric.

STEP 3

  • Machine sew along traced line. Use decorative-edge scissors to cut 1/8” beyond machine stitched line, around entire tag.

STEP 4

  • Punch hole in top of tag; set eyelet.

STEP 5

  • Apply Stickles around edge of fabric tag. While still wet, apply Diamond Dust and Antique Silver glitters. Shake off excess and let dry.

STEP 6

  • Thread and tie organza strip through eyelet.

Tag Variations

  • 1. Mat photo onto felt piece and trim with glitter.
  • 2. Trim bottom of tag with lace and buttons.
  • 3. Trim down vintage button card, mat with crinoline and felt. Edge with glitters. Apply lace and pearl beads.
  • 4. Layer and glue three buttons together. Glue small pearl bead to center. Glue a strip of lace horizontally across tag and buttons to center of tag.
by Rebekah Meier

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/309/99ead56d-5dfe-4802-be43-9d795b565fb7.pdf



Vintage Gift Tags
Vintage Gift Tags