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« on: October 30, 2004 10:30:23 AM »

Here is my first attempt at a wallet that can also hold my spiral bound Day Timer calendar organizer. I made a slight miscalculation so it is a little too small for the card to go in the right way, and I had to trim the back cover of the planner.  Tongue It still works though. I have a better planned one in the works and will take pics of the process then. In all it only took about one fat quarter of fabric, some elastic, a zipper, interfacing, and binding.

Side one, showing the elastic closure.

http://sewpixie.tinfoildreams.com/images/wallet_elastic.jpg

Side two, showing the zipper pocket (for change and whatnot) and the elastic.
http://sewpixie.tinfoildreams.com/images/wallet_zip.jpg

Inside view. There is also a small pocket under the planner that I forgot to take a photo of.
http://sewpixie.tinfoildreams.com/images/wallet_inside.jpg

Link to Pattern/Tutorial:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=16097.msg137772#msg137772
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« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2004 10:42:57 AM »

It's gorgeous! I love the fabric, and it looks so professional and funky at the same time. You've totally inspired me to make one for my 2005 planner.
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« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2004 11:12:33 AM »

Yes, a great inspiration.
beautiful!
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« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2004 04:35:27 PM »

Oh wow, that's awesome! What kind of material did you use?!
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« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2004 04:51:42 PM »

I'm glad everyone likes it.  Grin

It is made out of cotton and craft-fuse type interfacing. My next one will be cotton as well.
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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2004 08:34:07 PM »

hey thats really hot. im a little organizing fiend, so i think i may emulate that a little Wink
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« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2004 08:21:57 AM »

WOW.   Shocked

That's brilliant!  I've got to try something like that sometime. What do use to reinforce it? Normal interfacing?

I've just bought some of that fabric from e-bay!  I can't wait to get it since I'm already making all kinds of plans for it.

Great organizer!

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« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2004 08:37:42 AM »

I used the stiff craft-fuse type interfacing. Since the organizer is in there it ensures that the wallet keeps its shape.

YAY for e-Bay! I love this fabric, I only found a fat quarter of it at a local Hancocks.  Cry
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« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2004 06:12:15 PM »

This is adorable!  Make me one Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2004 08:51:04 PM »

Since I already have seem to be a sewpixie groupie, I wanted to post my version of this. It was such a good idea! Mine is not as nice, but it'll work (hopefully)


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