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How to create a stitched accordion card

Create a Stitched Accordion Card

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This is a quick and easy card to craft, and it's just perfect for presenting gift cards or other small surprises!

This is a quick and easy card to craft, and it's just perfect for presenting gift cards or other small surprises!

Score 12x12 paper at 6 1/2" from the top edge of the paper. Fold up from the bottom.

Score 12x12 paper at 6 1/2" from the top edge of the paper. Fold up from the bottom.

Score vertically at 4" and 8". Punch a pocket notch in the middle section.

Score vertically at 4" and 8". Punch a pocket notch in the middle section.

Sew each vertical score line.

Sew each vertical score line.

Fold first section down an in inch or so. Tear and fold down the third section. Now each section has a unique pocket opening.

Fold first section down an in inch or so. Tear and fold down the third section. Now each section has a unique pocket opening.

Prepare cut aparts and border pieces.

Prepare cut aparts and border pieces.

Assemble embellishment pieces. I used my card as a Mother's Day card, but you can create any title/theme for your card.

Assemble embellishment pieces. I used my card as a Mother's Day card, but you can create any title/theme for your card.

Adhere embellishments, cut aparts and borders in place.

Adhere embellishments, cut aparts and borders in place.

The sewn pockets a perfect for tucking in gift cards, little mementos, photos, etc.

The sewn pockets a perfect for tucking in gift cards, little mementos, photos, etc.

Accordion fold card when finished. OPTION: wrap and tie with a pretty ribbon.

Accordion fold card when finished. OPTION: wrap and tie with a pretty ribbon.

Enjoy!!

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