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The all-purpose wallet


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This trifold wallet is as versatile as can be: it not only provides enough space for your money and credit cards, there is also a pocket for your phone and the option to add a clear ID pocket. In addition to the zip pocket for coins there are six card slots as well as a large pocket for bills, receipts and your checkbook. It closes with an anorak snap on the trapezoidal shaped flap. There are two different options to make the phone pocket: you can choose to make a flat version, which fits an iPhone 5 without protective case. If your phone is bigger, you might want to go with version II, which is a 3D-shaped pocket and therefore fits bigger phones, or your iPhone with its protective case. This project is perfect for someone with intermediate sewing skills. You should be familiar with the basic sewing terms and techniques. The file comes with 17 pages of instructions, 40 pictures and 1 full size pattern piece. All measurements are given in centimeters and inches. Please note that this pattern may not be republished or distributed without permission. However you are welcome to sell items made with this pattern. In this case I'd appreciate if you gave me credit as the pattern designer. Follow the link to my blog post to see more versions of the all-purpose wallet! SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Closed: 9 x 18 cm (3.5 x 7in) Open: 35 x 18 cm (13.75 x 7in)

Recommended with this pattern

  • Cotton fabric: 1/2 m or 1/2 yd
  • Fusible fleece e.g. Pellon 987F or heavy stabilizer e.g. Pellon Peltex 71F: 18 cm (7in)
  • Fusible interfacing, e. g. Pellon 931 TD: 35 cm (55 cm wide) or 3/8 yd (22in wide)

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charmed Liebling - be creative!
charmed Liebling - be creative!
My name is Anna and I'm a designer and seamstress living in Rochester, NY. I've always been the creative type, I like trying out all kinds of handicrafts and artwork, but I have to admit that it's actually fabric I like to work with most. After graduating I soon realized that I had to find a job where I would be able to express my creativity and to make beautiful things! That's how I decided to create my own label! Moving to the US in 2011 was just the perfect opportunity so I seized it and that was the beginning of charmed Liebling.