A Look Back…Sew a Charming Envelope!

by Kim on January 3, 2010

I thought it would be fun to take this week to “look back” at some of our favorite blog projects from the past year.  Lorie created these charming envelopes made from you guess it — charm squares!

Those little 5″ square fabric packs you see at quilt shops are often called “charm squares.” Useful for all sorts of projects from applique to scrap quilts, we decided to turn them into a Valentine envelope!

This envelope is made from two charm squares of coordinating fabrics, some thread, a little ribbon, and a sprinkle of creativity.

If you do not have charm squares, just cut some fabric you love into 5″ squares – but make a bunch! These take just moments to complete and they are so fun!

Find the free download for this project here.


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1 Catherine 01.03.10 at 11:28 pm

Too cute!

Any great ideas on things to do with fabric/cloth napkins? I found some cute valentine ones the other day and am drawing a blank – they are 17″ x 17″ – thanks!

2 Crystal 01.03.10 at 11:39 pm

I made 30 of these last year for my daughter’s Valentine’s party at school. Each one had 2 chocolates in them and they were a big hit. The kids loved them.

3 Jen 01.04.10 at 12:23 pm

Too cute! Thank you for sharing. Would make a very cute gift card holder.

4 Connie T 01.04.10 at 7:32 pm

Wow thanks for a wonderful reminder of my many ebooks I have gotten from you and from my newsletter sign ups!! I forgot I had it….This is super..had this file for a long time…must have fun with it now!!

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