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Fabric Gift Card Holder

Based on a design by: Sherri K. Falls of This & That Patterns

Fabrics: Evergreen by BasicGrey for Moda Fabrics


Add a handmade touch to holiday giving with easy fabric gift card holders! They're so fast to make, that you can make a bunch for last-minute gifts or stock up for the holidays.





  • 5x7" rectangle print No. 1 (outer card holder)
  • 5x7" rectangle print No. 2 (lining)
  • 5x7" rectangle heavy-duty iron-on fusible interfacing
  • 3/4" square iron-on hook-and-loop tape


Finished card holder: 4x2-3/8" (folded)

Quantities are for 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.




Cut Fabrics:

Cut pieces in the following order. Click on "Card Holder Pattern" below for the PDF pattern piece.


From each print, cut:

  • 1 of Card Holder Pattern

From fusible interfacing, cut:

  • 1 of Card Holder Pattern


card holder pattern



Assemble Gift Card Holder:


1. Following manufacturer's instructions, center and fuse loop part of hook-and-loop tape to right side of print No. 1 card holder piece 1/2" from short straight edge.



2. Following manufacturer’s instructions, fuse interfacing piece to wrong side of Step 1 unit to make outer card holder.



3. Center and fuse remaining part of hook-and-loop tape to right side of print No. 2 card holder piece 1/2" from short rounded edge to make lining.



4. Sew together outer card holder and lining, leaving a 2" opening along one long edge.



5. Trim corners and clip curves. 


6. Turn right side out through opening; press. Stitch opening closed to make card holder body. (See how to stitch with invisible stitches here.)


7. Fold short straight edge of card holder body up 2" with lining inside; topstitch as shown to secure fold and make pocket. 



8. Fold short rounded edge over pocket to align hook-and-loop pieces (fold is about 1/2" from pocket opening). Crease fold to complete card holder. 



Love this project? Make stockings and a garland using matching fabric! Click the pictures for the project instructions.