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Hankie Holder




Cut a 61/4-by-43/4-inch rectangle of felt with pinking shears; fold in edges to meet at center. Sew ends with a running stitch. Backstitch an initial on a cutout heart; apply with fabric glue.

Martha Stewart Kids



Reviews (34)

  • PrincessAngel 21 Nov, 2013

    Made this for my 2 princesses for school to put in their pockets! I made them extra girly with a cute sprinkly button to secure the opening. They love them and haven't lost them yet, I've attached a small clothing pin to the seam part of there back pocket! Great idea Martha ! I like to think of myself as a mini Martha lol and I just started my very own Etsy store :) I have a great package of an adorable custom pennant banner and Pom Poms will WoW all your guests this holiday.#PrincessAngelDecor

  • wandann 10 Aug, 2012

    @crazysheepgirl, you had the best idea, thanks!! Love this little project.

  • laurenroshek 18 Nov, 2010

    If you want this puch to hold the travel Kleenex pouches you need to cut the square 5.5" x 7" otherwise it will be too small!

  • abiebaby47 11 Oct, 2010

    Why is it called a "hankie holder" when it holds tissues? In my experience, a hanky (spelled with a "y", not cutesie "ie" - perhaps the "ie" is used here so as not to be confused with "Mr. Hanky" on South Park?) is a handkerchief, made of cloth. "Tissue tote" - or something similar - would be more accurate....

  • nana2sean 6 Oct, 2010

    These would be cute for the travel size wet wipes too.

  • texasmemo 9 Sep, 2010

    These are very cute. I used the printed felt that you can get at Hobby Lobby.
    They have a large selection of some really cute patterns.

  • HattieHen 22 Mar, 2010

    This is a quick and easy project. I made these for my son's mother's day stall at school.

  • khalpin 3 Oct, 2009

    bonv - the instructions are right next to the photo. they're pretty simple.

  • bonv 3 Oct, 2009

    Seriously where are the hankie holder instructions? I can't find them.

  • crazysheepgirl 4 Oct, 2008

    When I made the Hankie Holder I made a small flower not a heart. This is how I did it I made two or three leaves and sewed a back stitch up them to hold the leave on. Plus the stitching looks like part of the leaves. Then I cut out the flower. For the center of the flower I used a shank button. I thought it turn out really cute.

  • danabug 1 Oct, 2008

    The hankie holder is a very cute idea...

  • MsMichelleMac 1 Oct, 2008

    Thanks so much for doing that. I was SO confused! : ) I appreciate it.

  • belovedofgd 30 Sep, 2008

    I typed Hankie Holder in the search box and got this:

    Hankie Holder. Cut a 61/4-by-43/4-inch rectangle of felt with pinking shears; fold in edges to meet at center. Sew ends with a running stitch. Backstitch an initial on a cutout heart; apply with fabric glue.. Stitching a few school supplies and...

    But when I clicked on ARTICLE, it took me back to the same page with pic of it, but directions to pencil least you can see the dimensions :)

  • Heatherlynne 30 Sep, 2008

    ....So the hanky holder directions are where?

  • Abundantchef 30 Sep, 2008

    I just see pencil case also..whats up with this?

  • AuntKate64 30 Sep, 2008

    MSL needs better quality control on this site. I've found these liink errors before. I measured one of my tissue pocket packs and I think we need to cut (using pinking shears) a felt rectangle 6 inches wide by 7-1/2 inches long. Fold long ends to meet in center then sew side edges with a running stictch. Add your own personalized initial applique.

  • twinsmommy 30 Sep, 2008

    How do we get the Hankie Holder directions?!

  • rsk1216 30 Sep, 2008

    It's not just you, jo68! I can only see Pencil Case directions near a picture of a Hankie Holder too!

  • jo68 30 Sep, 2008

    I was looking for a 'Hankie Holder' but got instructions for a Pencil Case. What's up Doc? I see by the picture and directions how I can make a Hankie Holder but its
    confusing and disappointing with such an error.

  • thequirkygirl 30 Sep, 2008

    i have a mac and have had no problems. make sure that all of your JAVA files are updated in your system, and your "Update Account Settings" on the website has to be changed to specify your preference to stop or add daily emails. lastly, inacceptable isn't a word - try "unacceptable".

  • sewswell 30 Sep, 2008

    There was a problem for people with macs. My daughter and a friend couldn't get the dailey emails so we finally found a way to contact them and they got the glitch fixed as far as receiving the daily emails. I wonder if the problem also needs to be fixed for getting off the lists. If you have a mac and are having problems, that may be it.

  • txteabag 30 Sep, 2008

    Is there a "Hanky Holder?" Because this is a "tissue holder."
    Did you know that most children don't even know what a hanky or handkerchief is?

  • flustrated 30 Sep, 2008

    If you go to the bottom of the page, there's a link, labled"felt pencil case", you can find the dimensions and other instructions, Have a nice day!.

  • MadeByJade 30 Sep, 2008

    Love it! Thanks for taking the time to share. :)

  • chickengranny 29 Jul, 2008

    mmmm someone having a bad day?

  • tinasandiego 16 Apr, 2008

    The dimensions for the hankie holder are 6.25 x 4.75.

  • stacinotmartha 2 Mar, 2008

    Where are pictures of the pencil case or notebook cover? You have pictured a travel tissue holder, but no dimensions for those. I know most of us can figure that out, but please try harder on getting pictures, instructions, materials list, etc. correct before posting. I see this on so many of craft projects, recipes... it's really very irritating. Also, there is no place for us to report website errors or bugs. Thank you.

  • detroitsarah 21 Feb, 2008

    it seems like you would just cut a piece of felt to the right size and sew the edges shut

  • detroitsarah 21 Feb, 2008

    it seems like you would just cut a piece of felt to the right size and sew the edges shut

  • inky86 19 Feb, 2008

    Is there a link to the right one?

  • wlindam 18 Feb, 2008

    I have been wanting to make these for a long time. I'm disappointed that the instructions are wrong.

  • TeacherLynn 15 Feb, 2008

    These are the wrong directions for the hankie holder

  • jnicewinter 15 Feb, 2008

    I absolutely love these tissue holders. I am addicted to making them! I have decided to make one for all the moms in my mom's group -almost 20 of them. I did cut out the felt into a little bigger rectangle to fit my tissue packs though! So easy and a great craft.

  • jhr 8 Feb, 2008