Lines Across: Apple and Watermelon Gift Pouches

Monday, September 3, 2012

Apple and Watermelon Gift Pouches


These gift pouches are the perfect size for gift cards or cash.

1. Felt Watermelon Tutorial (Click HERE for the template)



What you need:
1. Green, light green, pink, and black felt
2. White, green, and pink embroidery thread
3. Fabric lining (optional)
4. Scissors and fabric glue


What you do:
1. Cut out all of your shapes from the felt.
2. Glue all of the pieces together using liquid stitch.
3. Sew on the pink piece using embroidery thread and a simple stitch.
4. Using white thread and a back stitch, sew around the outside of the pink felt.
5. Cut out fabric lining. Fold over the top piece and glue to the inside of both watermelon pieces.
6. Glue together the outside edges of the front and back watermelon pieces. Then sew around the outside with green embroidery thread using a simple stitch.


2. Felt Apple Tutorial (Click HERE for the template)




(These apples were inspired by these adorable felt coasters from The Purl Bee)

What you need:
1. Red, brown, black, green, and ivory felt
2. Red embroidery thread
3. Scissors and fabric glue
4. Fabric lining (optional)


What you do:
1. Cut out your felt shapes. Glue the pieces in place.
2. Glue the fabric lining (fold the top over). Make sure to cover the bottom of the leaf and stem.
3. Glue the outside edges of the apple together. Make sure to leave an opening larger than a gift card at the top. Then sew the edges together with red thread. Make sure to only sew through the front piece at the top opening of the pouch.



(This post was originally posted at Live Laugh Rowe)

4 comments:

  1. These are the cutest! I'd love for you to come share this at our Pinteresting Party!

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  2. So cute! Pinned!Would be awesome for my felt fort! http://www.equippingcatholicfamilies.com/2011/05/felt-fort-for-cool-kids.html

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