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Topic: Another trashy novel wallet = fun! *TUTORIAL is here to stay!*  (Read 72085 times)
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« Reply #90 on: January 03, 2011 04:45:19 PM »

Thank you for all your kind words!   Kiss

I noticed you did not sew the inside ends ( next to the biz end of the snaps). Was it too bulky ?

Also, what size needle did you use in the machine, and was this just regular sewing thread ?

I have friends who do not drink coffee, and this would be a great little tote for their chamomile and stevia.

I didn't sew the inside ends just because I'm lazy.  Wink   Just kidding... I tried it once, and wasn't happy with trying to work around the snaps.  But that's just me.

You totally could sew the ends... it's not bulky at all.  It just might be a bit tricky.  You would either have to sew the ends before you put on the snaps -- but you'd have to be very careful you fold everything exactly right, since the papers/vinyl shift until you add the snaps, and you could end up with a wallet that won't fold flat or is wonky.  Or, you could sew the ends after you put on the snaps, in which case you'd have to work around the snaps.  If you try it, please post pics and let us know how/what you tried!

I found that a medium duty to heavy duty machine needle works best.   But keep in mind that the heavy duty needles leave bigger holes, though.  And I just use regular all-purpose (Coats & Clark) sewing thread.

And I LOVE the tea wallet idea!   Cheesy

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« Reply #91 on: January 07, 2011 01:52:05 PM »

Now I know what to do with my books when the binding gets creased! (I'm a nut about that) Thanks so much for the tutorial!

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« Reply #92 on: January 09, 2011 03:25:12 PM »

This is AWESOME!!! I'm gonna try to make one sometime this week!!! Totally cool!!!
« Reply #93 on: January 09, 2011 06:43:46 PM »

thanks so much for this tute! This method is amazingly easy Smiley
« Reply #94 on: January 10, 2011 01:24:53 AM »

thanks for sharing the tutorial!
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