Father's Day Card

Materials

  • White blank card, 5”x6-1/2”
  • Purple/Blue paper: checked, sponged, dotted
  • White embroidery floss
  • White button, 5/8”
  • Twig, 1/8” diameter, 5” long

Tools

  • White gel pen
  • Cutting mat
  • Needle
  • Paper adhesive

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, craft knife

Directions

Note

  • 1. Use photo as guide throughout.

Card

  • 1. Open card; trim 3/8” from each front edge, except fold. Cover inside back of card with purple/blue checked and card front with purple/blue sponged papers.
  • 2. Print and cut out patterns. Cut grass border pattern from purple/blue dotted paper. Adhere grass to front of card.
  • 3. Trace flag window pattern on front of card. Open card and use craft knife to cut out “window”. Outline window and front of card with white pen.
  • 4. Using white floss and working from back to front, sew stick and button to card front; knot floss ends inside card.
  • 5. Transfer lettering to inside back of card with white pen so only “Dad” is visible through window.

Tips

  • 1. Modify patterns slightly to create sailboat window card, floating along on rolling, blue waves. Or, cut grass from green crinkle paper for added texture.
by Shauna Berglund-Immel

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3164/15592cce-7d0d-4d88-83a6-d8aa45da1a0b.pdf



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