Postcard Gift Boxes, Tags & Ornaments video
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Postcard Gift Boxes, Tags & Ornaments
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Lee Sartori's passion is designing modern, wearable garments and adorable amigurumi. She is the crochet designer behind CoCo Crochet Lee. She can be seen as a guest host on seasons 9 and 10 of the popular PBS show Knit and Crochet Now! and as a crochet expert for Annie's Creative Studio, where she demonstrates fun crochet skills and patterns. Full bio »

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Transform old postcards and greeting cards into giftable tags and 3-D boxes with an innovative technique using paper piercing and lacy crochet edges!

In this Learn, Make, Create! episode brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert Lee Sartori demonstrates how to repurpose cards into tags and gift boxes everyone would love to receive.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Repurpose cards.
  • Crochet decorative edging with cotton thread.
  • Construct a Hexagon Box from simple stitches.
  • Crochet and give Postcard Gift Boxes, Tags and Ornaments
Gift Tag Materials
  • Crochet cotton in desired color and size
  • Crochet hook in size needed for thread
  • Christmas cards, postcards or other heavy decorative paper
  • Heavy, plain writing paper (index card or white cardstock)
  • Desired-shape templates (or cookie cutter)
  • 1/8-inch paper punch
  • Craft glue
Postcard Box Materials
  • Size 10 crochet cotton or No. 5 pearl cotton
  • Size 7/1.65mm crochet hook
  • Sewing needle
  • 4 x 6-inch postcards: 6
  • 1/8-inch paper punch
  • Craft glue
Hexagon Box Materials
  • Size 10 crochet cotton or No. 5 pearl cotton
  • Size 7/1.65mm crochet hook
  • Sewing needle
  • Postcards, Christmas cards or other heavy paper
  • 1/8-inch paper punch
  • Craft glue
Skill Level: Confident beginner
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