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« on: September 19, 2006 12:17:47 PM »

My latest wallet...these become addictive to sew Cheesy:





Thanks for looking!! Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2006 12:18:54 PM »

This is a cute one.  Love the fabric combo!
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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2006 04:18:54 PM »

Cute! I'm jealous of all the great fabrics you find. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2006 04:57:17 PM »

so adorible!
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« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2006 09:00:28 PM »

Wonderful fabric and nice trim! Do you use interfacing?  I made one of these for a swap and swore never to do it again as I could not sew through all the layers without lots of difficulty! The credit card part was the worse because it had so many layers to stitch through...should I leave out the interfacing? Yours is so nicely done!
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« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2006 01:08:44 PM »

Thanks for the nice words everyone!! Cheesy

alwaysinmyroom -- I do use interfacing...usually the heavier on the "outside" fabric and then the lighter interfacing on the inner wallet and the pocket pieces.  But it IS difficult to stitch! Angry
Sometimes it helps to "grade" the layers (trim them) so there aren't quite so many layers to sew through.  I've also found that leaving the "hole" larger (to turn everything back through) helps alot. And then I just topstitch SLOWLY at the end so I don't sew TOO crooked-ly (is that even a word?!? Huh)  Hope this helps you!!   Grin
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« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2006 07:36:25 PM »

Thanks--it helps to know it is not just me!!  I have done all of those things already, so I am guessing that it is always going to be tough--I am making bunches for the Sweat Shoppe Swap--small sizes, so I am going to try lighter interfacing on all parts--ugh, the thought of topstitching them all makes me wish I didn't make pouches, ha ha!!

I think yours is the first one I have seen with that nice band!!

Thanks again for the support--appreciate it and the advice!!
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« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2006 03:17:00 PM »

oooh i luv making wallets! well. ive only made one and it turned out bad so im looking for a different tute...any chance of you making one? its so cute!! i luv the fabrics you used...wehred you get teh outside one???
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