Friday, 5 October 2007

Crochet Business Card Holder



Crochet Business Card Holder









Materials:
Yarn-ELLE Pure Gold DK, shade 29
4mm crochet needle
Tapestry needle
Rest of other yarns to make the flower
A little of fabric
Sewing needle

Pattern:

Chain 16
Make the first sc in the second chain from the hook (15sc)
Chain1, turn, sc in every sc
Work like this until you have 24 rows complete.
Cut the yarn.
Attached the yarn in the 6th sc from the beginning, slip st, make the first sc in the same chain and make 4 more sc, total of 5 sc.
Chain1, turn, sc in every sc.
Work in this matter until there are 6 rows done.







The main body is done.
If you fold it you can see that it is shaped to a little purse, and that the cards can go in there.
If you’ve got a different size of cards, you can add more rows, or more stitches, depending what you need to change.





Now let’s go for the interior of the holder.
Cut a piece of fabric with just half cm more than the size of your holder.



You can see that those rows from the top don’t have the fabric to go on. It isn’t necessary. This fabric it is only to go inside, to allow the cards to go inside and out easier.


Next step is to put pins in every single place to join the fabric and the crochet piece.
Just fold the fabric a little bit to the inside, and put the pin secure.


When the entire piece is secure you can start to sew all around.


I did it by hand. But you can use your sewing machine. As long as you use the same color as your crochet piece.



Now time to close the holder. I thought that if I made another sc all around it would make the holder bigger than it is intended to be. So I made with the same yarn a back and forward stitch. The sc from the outside of the holder is going to be free. So it really gives a nice view.







To attach the handle to the main body I sew some Velcro. I put the hard one on the main body, just because that piece can attached to everything that touches. So this way it can only be the handler.




This is how it looks after you have joined the holder all around. Can you see where I made the stitch? And it doesn’t look bigger.



Now to make some decoration for the top of the handler. I made this little flower, because it is for me. But you can make other decoration, or put a button, or whatever your imagination takes you to.







The cards are already inside

And viola.

You’ve got a pretty business card holder to put all your cards inside and shine when someone asks you for one card!

Copyright © 2007 Little Wilds, All Rights Reserved.

12 comments:

Lily said...

It's a good idea! Why don't you make tons of them and sell it on Etsy?

Jesse said...

That is so cute! It's definitely something I need - I keep sticking my cards into a plastic packet, getting them crumpled....

crafty carolinagirl said...

I absolutely adore this. I am in the process of ordering some business cards, so this will be perfect.
Thanks so much for the tutorial!

Ann said...

This is so pretty! I think that I'm going to make these as gifts for my sister and niece! Thanks so much for sharing this pattern!

Blue Ridge Mountain Girl said...

Thanks for sharing the pattern as well as the great pics! Pictures really help. I may just try doing my first lining :)

Love finding cute patterns that I can actually do!

Blue Ridge Mountain Girl

Chuana said...

Estão lindos e dão muito jeito, às vezes não tenho mais sítio onde meter os cartões na cateira! Obrigada pelo tutorial!

Bjs
Chuana :)

A magia do crochê said...

Oiii!!! Linda a carteira... Adorei. Venha me visitar. Sou brasileira e adoro crochê. Bjos. Kátia.

MySpace Design said...

These are nice. Great work!

xocai said...

Interesting....
brilliant of the Crochet Business Card Holder.

Brain
xocai

Mumshomemadelove said...

I've just completed mine, thanks for the pattern, I love it.

Mazhar Hussain Shah said...

This is excellent purse with really unique designing. This is very neat work so for.
Plastic Card.

Zafran ali said...

This is so pretty! I think that I'm going to make these as gifts for my sister and niece! Thanks so much for sharing this pattern!You have done absolutely gorgeous done.
Plastic Card.

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