Introduction: How to Repurpose a Patch Mailer Into a Patch Stand

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In this instructable I will show you how to make a patch mailer into a patch stand.

Step 1: Tools and Materials

Gather these tools and materials:

  • X-Acto Knife
  • Tape
  • 1 DIY Patch Mailer
  • Pen
  • Ruler
  • X-Acto Mat

Step 2: Cutting the Mailer in Half

Cut the mailer in half to make it easier to work with.

Step 3: Cutting the Sides

Take that main part that holds that patch and measure a line half an inch from each side. After you draw the lines cut them.

Step 4: Making It Stand

Draw a line about 1/4 of an inch above the hexagon and draw a line 1/4 of an inch below the hexagon. Take your knife and cut through the first layer of cardboard on both lines. Now bend the 2 ends back and tape it.

Step 5: You’re Done!

You’re now finshed with you patch holder.