Shirt Case

This shirt case is perfect for a handkerchief or necktie. Write a message on a small label or card and place inside the case.

Approximate Time: 15 minutes

Supplies:

  • 8 1/2x11 inch lightweight cardstock
  • patterned paper
  • glue
  • pencil
  • ruler
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  • craft knife
  • scissors
  • finished size: 4x10 3/8 inches

Instructions:

  1. Make a pocket from lightweight cardstock.
  2. Snip the upper edge of pocket at the front center, 1 inch long. Then fold to make a collar.
  3. Using a pencil, draw a necktie shape from patterned paper. Cut it out.
  4. For added dimension, trace the top part of the necktie; trim and glue on top of that.
  5. Glue the necktie to the case and then glue the collar.

Note: You can adapt the design to create a shirt bag. You can also use various types of paper such as scrapbooking paper or wrapping paper.

By Maricel from Fairfax, VA

June 16, 20100 found this helpful

This is really nice, but I need a template.

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June 16, 20100 found this helpful

What a wonderfully easy and pretty way to give a small gift. I can see all sorts of possible variations here. Good Job, Maricel.

Definitely A Thumbs Up. Pookarina

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June 17, 20100 found this helpful

Hi Maricel,

This is a simple, yet very attractive project that could be adapted for other family members and occasions.

Thanks for sharing.

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