Introduction: Hand-Stitched Envelope Decoration

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Nothing says home-made like a little hand stitching. And if you're going to the trouble to write a letter, in this day and age, you might as well take the extra few minutes to make it really special.

By stitching a little on the envelope with simple needle and thread, you can turn your business-sized letter envelope into a really special piece of mail.

Tip: It's easiest to make evenly spaced stitches if you pre-puch holes beforehand with your needle.

Tip: If you want something even more special, make some pretty perforated stationery!

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