Cards

Love & Friendship Cards

By  Mary Ayres 

size: 5"x7"

Materials

  • FOR BOTH:
  • White cardstock
  • Yellow button, 3/4”
  • "FRIENDSHIP IN BLOOM" CARD:
  • Girlfriends Damask papers: bright blue; lime (Daisy D’s)
  • Sugar ‘n Cream cotton 4-ply worsted weight yarn: hot pink; hot lime (Lily)
  • "LOVE YOU" CARD:
  • Girlfriends Damask papers: bright pink; lime (Daisy D’s)
  • Sugar ‘n Cream cotton 4-ply worsted weight yarn: hot blue (Lily)

Tools

  • FOR BOTH:
  • Bright pink ink pad
  • Hole punch, 1/16”
  • Large-eye sewing or tapestry needle
  • Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive (Beacon Adhesives)
  • Sewing machine and black sewing thread

Pattern - Love & Friendship Cards

  • Friendship in Bloom
  • 1. Cut 7"x10" white cardstock rectangle. Score line down center and fold in half for 5"x7" card.
  • 2. Print "friendship in bloom" on blue paper. Cut 4-1/2"x6-1/2" blue rectangle with words centered at top. Glue rectangle to center of card. Machine sew straight stitch around rectangle, 1/8" from edges.
  • 3. Print and cut out pattern. Punch holes in card front, following flower pattern. Insert needle threaded with pink yarn through flower holes to make petal design, gluing yarn ends in back.
  • 4. Tie green yarn bow. Thread ends of bow onto needle and insert through stem holes on card, gluing yarn ends in back.
  • 5. Punch or cut a 1-1/4" circle from green paper and antique edge with pink ink. Glue button to center of green circle. Sew button and circle to flower center with black thread, knotting or gluing ends in back. (Note: Pre-punch holes for easier sewing.)
  • Love You Card
  • 1. Cut 7"x10" white cardstock rectangle. Score line down center and fold in half for 5"x7" card.
  • 2. Print "Love You" on pink paper. Cut 4-1/2"x6-1/2" blue rectangle with words centered at top. Glue rectangle to center of card. Machine sew straight stitch around rectangle, 1/8" from edges.
  • 3. Print and cut out pattern. Transfer pattern to card front. Punch 1/16" holes in card front, following heart pattern. Insert needle threaded with yarn through holes vertically to make heart design, gluing yarn ends in back.
  • 4. Punch or cut 1-1/4" circle from green paper and antique edge with pink ink. Glue button to center of green circle. Sew button and circle to heart center with black thread, knotting or gluing ends in back. (Note: Pre-punch holes for easier sewing.)