How to Sew a Christmas Tree Gift Card Holder

Sew a holiday gift card holder. It's easy when the holes are pre-cut with the SkipStitch blade. This cute tree even has a pocket to hold a gift card or special greeting.

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How to Sew a Christmas Tree Gift Card Holder
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Download your free pattern from our website: http://benfranklincraftswi.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Christmas-tree-pattern.pdf  Carefully trace and cut out each piece.

Download your free pattern from our website: benfranklincraftswi.com/wp-co… Carefully trace and cut out each piece.

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Place the pocket section on top of the tree pieces.

Place the pocket section on top of the tree pieces.

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We used the Skip Stitch, a specialized rotary blade to make the holes around the tree. You can view a video tutorial for how to use the blade at: http://goo.gl/p4cvGz

We used the Skip Stitch, a specialized rotary blade to make the holes around the tree. You can view a video tutorial for how to use the blade at: goo.gl/p4cvGz

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Cut the sewing holes on the straight edges of the tree

Cut the sewing holes on the straight edges of the tree

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Do not cut holes along the top edge of the pocket.

Do not cut holes along the top edge of the pocket.

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Thread the yarn needle with one end of the yarn. Tie a knot in the other end.

Thread the yarn needle with one end of the yarn. Tie a knot in the other end.

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Insert the needle between the pieces of the tree going toward the back to hide the not. Start close to the middle of the tree base.

Insert the needle between the pieces of the tree going toward the back to hide the not. Start close to the middle of the tree base.

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Sew the tree and pocket pieces together.

Sew the tree and pocket pieces together.

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When you have about 1 1/2 to 2 inches left to sew, it's time to stuff the tree.

When you have about 1 1/2 to 2 inches left to sew, it's time to stuff the tree.

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Add small handfuls of fiberfill to stuff the tree.

Add small handfuls of fiberfill to stuff the tree.

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Continue stuffing the tree until you're pleased with how it looks. You shouldn't need to use too much stuffing to get a nice appearance. Finish sewing the hole on the bottom of the tree closed.

Continue stuffing the tree until you're pleased with how it looks. You shouldn't need to use too much stuffing to get a nice appearance. Finish sewing the hole on the bottom of the tree closed.

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Poke the end of your Yarn in between the tree pieces and add a little dot of glue to keep it in place.

Poke the end of your Yarn in between the tree pieces and add a little dot of glue to keep it in place.

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Put a small strip of glue along the bottom of the tree.

Put a small strip of glue along the bottom of the tree.

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Set the tree trunk on top of the glue and press the pieces for a week togetheron

Set the tree trunk on top of the glue and press the pieces for a week togetheron

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Glue buttons randomly to the front of the tree.

Glue buttons randomly to the front of the tree.

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This picture shows another option for lacing the tree using baker's twine.

This picture shows another option for lacing the tree using baker's twine.

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Tack the ribbon to the top of the tree using the bakers twine. Leave the ends loose on the back of the tree to form a hanger.

Tack the ribbon to the top of the tree using the bakers twine. Leave the ends loose on the back of the tree to form a hanger.

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On the back of the tree, tie the baker's twine in a knot close to the tree, then tie a knot close to the loose ends of the bakers twine.

On the back of the tree, tie the baker's twine in a knot close to the tree, then tie a knot close to the loose ends of the bakers twine.

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Tie the loose ends of the ribbon into a bow at the top of the tree.

Tie the loose ends of the ribbon into a bow at the top of the tree.

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Use the pocket on the back of the tree to hold a gift card or a special greeting.

Use the pocket on the back of the tree to hold a gift card or a special greeting.

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We hope you have fun making this festive little tree!

We hope you have fun making this festive little tree!

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