Monday, July 11, 2011

Vintage Sewing Pattern Tags

 Yeseterday I shared some supply pockets I made with old patterns.  I used the pockets and the instruction sheets, but I was left with the actual patterns.  I went on the etsy hunt for some ideas for using up these scraps and I came across this idea for making package tags with old pattern sheets.  I cut out the size and shape I wanted for the tags using white tag board. 
 I glued down a section of the pattern on both sides of the tags I had created.
I trimmed it down, and added a hanging hole, and these little white circle things to reinforce paper holes when they tear  that are literally left over from when I was in high school...in 1997.  No lie.  Did anyone else use those as religiously as I did?  I carried them in my pocket protector...or was that my Trapper Keeper.  Now THAT is vintage.  

12 comments:

Kelley said...

These are absolutely adorable! I'm going to borrow this idea for sure, but I'll made copies of my pattern pieces onto colored papers, etc.

Pjjunker said...

SEW cute!

Lisalulu said...

I have been looking for just the right thing to make out of the old patterns... and as far as the reinforced holes... I used them in High School in 1974~~~ haha they truly are Vintage~! (do NOT say antique)

Shane and Laine said...

I used to use those *ALL THE TIME*
Trapper Keepers..ha!!!

Sunni @Love Affair with my Brother said...

I am starting my own craft business and these are so adorable! I love them!! Thanks for the share!!

Jennifer Dawn said...

Great idea! So simple yet so cute. Thanks for sharing.

Carissa said...

These look awesome! What a great idea for making adorable gift tags. I'm sure I'll steal this idea for future hand sewn gifts.

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Gwen @ Gwenny Penny said...

LOVE these, Christy! Awesome!

theteo5 said...

I love this and I totally know what you are talking about...kept them in my trapper keeper fo sho! :) Know what I still have from my days in high school? Those little photo corners I used for making a scrapbook. Talk about old school.

Rachel
http://www.holy-craft.blogspot.com

Korrie@RedHenHome said...

These are so cute! And I remember Trapper Keepers, too ;-)

theteo5 said...

I featured this on my blog today.

Thanks, Rachel
http://holy-craft.blogspot.com/2011/07/best-of-whats-around.html

von Hand zu Hand said...

lovely!

I linked to your tutorial on my blog - thanks for sharing!


doro K.