Star-Spangled Silverware Caddy

Star-Spangled Silverware Caddy

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Additional Information



  • Cardstock: red, white, blue
  • Various patterned papers
  • Small silver baking cups
  • 8-1/2"x11" Self-adhesive silver glitter paper
  • Rub-on alphabet letters
  • Sewing machine & red thread
  • Glue stick
  • Zots™ self-adhesive dots
  • Star template or Cricut(R) Personal Electronic Cutter with Plantin Schoolbook cartridge
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scissors
  • Ruler & stylus
Regular instruction lists begin with 'Directions' in bold, 'Notes' are italicized and each line is double spaced by 2

1. Cut a 12"x5-1/4" white cardstock rectangle. Crease 5" from the bottom and fold to create a pocket. Trim side edges if they are uneven to a 5" width.

2. Cut two 2-1/2"x5" rectangles from red checkered paper. Attach one to the front of the pocket and the other to the top of the cardstock. Attach a 1"x5" blue cardstock strip across the red checkered paper.

3. Open the cardstock; using sewing machine and red thread, stitch the horizontal pocket edge, through one thickness; tie off.

4. Stitch around the edges of the silverware caddy, beginning at top center (which will not show); tie off.

5. Cut a 7" blue star. Trim ends off bottom 2 points and glue inside the pocket as shown.

6. Create a medallion from a small silver baking cup, a red star and a silver star.

7. Add guest names with rub-on letters.