C9W Valentine Cards – We MESH Well Together!

Jan
2014
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What to do with all those mesh bags from apples and onions? Make Valentines of course!

Materials Needed:
Blank cards or Used file folders
Netting or Mesh bags from fruits and veggies
Scissors
Sequins and sparkles
Sewing machine (Ideally capable of a zig zag stitch)

Process:
1. Cut two squares or rectangles of mesh (If using netting, one piece is sufficient.)C9W Making Hearts that Mesh - Cutting web
2. Overlap the mesh pieces and center them onto the card.
3.
Sew along 3 sides of the mesh using a zig zag stitch for added decoration. (REMEMBER to open the card BEFORE sewing otherwise you will successfully create a postcard J )
4.
Fill the mesh pocket with sparkles. (If using mesh bags, stick with large size C9W Making Hearts that Mesh - Sewing websparkles.)

5. Sew along the 4th side of the mesh pocket.
6.
Write a few kind words inside & send it off to a friend. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Tips: Instead of purchasing blank cards, fold and cut cards from a few used file folders.

Share with a friend!