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Stitched-Paper Favor Wrapping

Gussy up a gift with a needle and thread. These special deliveries are adorable—and totally doable.

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Photography by: Bryan Gardner

THE TOOLS

  • Rectangular sheets of paper
  • Sewing machine and thread
  • Small gift boxes
  • Thank-you tags

HOW-TO

  1. Gently fold a rectangular sheet of paper to meet at the long ends.
  2. Sew together to create a seam.
  3. Sew one short end shut, then insert a small gift box.
  4. Line up a thank-you tag at the other short end; sew to seal.

THE DETAILS

“Slate and Blue Flourish” on white fine paper, $5 for a 20-by-28-inch sheet; papersource.com. Gutermann “Sparkle Metallic Thread” in silver and aqua, $2.75/55 yard; redrockthreads.com.

 

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