Vintage Gift Tags

By  Rebekah Meier 

size: varies

  • Vintage Gift Tags


  • 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


  • 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

Pattern - Vintage Gift Tags

  • 1. Layer in the following order: muslin; felt; crinoline with 1/2" lace centered on top. Pin layers in place.
  • 2. Print and cut out pattern. Use disappearing ink marker to trace tag onto fabric with lace centered down on front of fabric.
  • 3. Machine sew along traced line. Use decorative-edge scissors to cut 1/8" beyond machine stitched line, around entire tag.
  • 4. Punch hole in top of tag; set eyelet.
  • 5. Apply Stickles around edge of fabric tag. While still wet, apply Diamond Dust and Antique Silver glitters. Shake off excess and let dry.
  • 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.