Cards

Trendy Purse Gift Card Holders

By  Mary Ayres 

sizes: 3"x6" (red); 3-3/4"x5" (blue)

Materials

  • Patterned cardstock: red; blue (Basic Grey)
  • Metal rectangle rings, 1/2”x1”, four
  • Ribbon, 1”: blue grosgrain; red stripe
  • Silver mini paper fasteners, 20
  • Silver round eyelet, 1/8”
  • Pearlescent Effects: Light Blue (DMC)
  • Jump ring, 7mm
  • Gift card

Tools

  • Hole punches: 1/16”; 1/8”
  • Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive (Beacon Adhesives)
  • Sewing machine and black thread

Pattern - Trendy Purse Gift Card Holders

  • Red Card
  • 1. Cut 3"x12" red rectangle. Score and fold in half. Print and cut out pattern; cut purse from card.
  • 2. Machine sew straight stitch on card front, following pattern details.
  • 3. Cut four 7/8"x2" red cardstock strips; fold in half widthwise. Cut two 5" red stripe ribbon lengths. Glue paper strip to back of one end of each ribbon length. Fold and glue paper end of ribbon over metal ring. Glue ribbon lengths to front of purse 1" from sides, gluing ends over to back (metal rings should be 1/2" above top edge of card). Sew around ribbon on card.
  • 4. For handle, cut 9" red stripe ribbon length. Glue two remaining paper strips to handle end backs. Fold and glue paper ends of handle over metal rings. Sew a rectangle around handle, 1/2" from metal rings. Place gift card inside purse.
  • Blue Card
  • 1. Cut 3-3/4"x10" blue rectangle. Score and fold in half. Print and cut out pattern; cut purse from card.
  • 2. For tassel, cut three 5" 6-strand thread lengths. Tie separate piece around center of 5" strands. Fold in half and tie separate length 3/8" from center. Spot glue knot to secure. Trim tassel to 11-1/2" long.
  • 3. Punch 1/8" hole in card as indicated on pattern; attach eyelet. Use metal jump ring to attach tassel to card through eyelet.
  • 4. Cut four 7/8"x2" blue cardstock strips; fold in half widthwise. Cut two 2" ribbon lengths. Glue paper strip to back of each ribbon length. Fold and glue paper side of ribbon over metal ring. Glue ribbon lengths to top back of purse at sides (metal rings should be 1/2" up from card edge).
  • 5. Machine sew straight stitch on card front, following pattern details. Punch 1/16" holes in card as indicated; attach paper fasteners.
  • 6. For handle, cut 10" blue ribbon length. Glue two remaining paper strips to handle end backs. Fold and glue paper ends of handle over metal rings. Sew rectangle around handle, 1/2" from metal rings. Place gift card inside purse.