Business Card Holder Tutorial

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I am always forgetting to take my business cards out with me. If I get comments on the necklace or badge I’m wearing I feel stupid when I can’t give them a card so I’ve made a case for them. Now they’re in my bag, protected in a nice case so they don’t get tatty, I’ve no excuses!

 

You’ll need fabric, a hair elastic and a button.  Make sure to have some cards to hand so you get the sizing right.
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Lay the cards on the fabric you’ve chosen for the outside of the case. You need to leave a gap between them for the fold. Cut the fabric, leaving a gap of 1/2 an inch around the cards, cut two. Cut two pieces of the pocket fabric the same height but an inch or so shorter, as pictured.
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Fold the pocket pieces in half and iron. You can also stitch along the fold for a nice neat look. Place an outer piece right side up, then place the pocket pieces on each end with a gap between them in the middle. Place the hair elastic on one side and then lastly place the last piece of outer fabric right side down on top.
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Sew around the edges, leaving a gap to turn it the right way out. Trim edges and cut off corners.
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Turn right side out. Poke something like a knitting needle into the corners to make them pointy. Iron.
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Stitch around the edges and along the middle. Make sure you leave enough space for the cards to fit in the pockets when you’re going around the edge!
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Sew a button onto the front to hold it closed.
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Now you can put your cards in :)
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If you make a case I’d love to see it!

2 Responses to “Business Card Holder Tutorial”

  1. Suki says:

    I love this! It looks so pretty and looks like something I might actually be able to make as well (but wouldn’t have been able to work out how!)

    You can never have too many business card holders – one for each handbag, right?

  2. Nasir says:

    Fashionable and attractive business card holder.

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