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Topic: YAY!! easy peasy boy wallet & embroidery TUTORIAL UP  (Read 5175 times)
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« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2005 01:24:29 PM »

my anus is bleeedin'  my anus is bleedin'  !

pure genius that guy is!
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« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2005 07:00:03 AM »

my anus is bleeedin'  my anus is bleedin'  !


Im pretty sure they make some cream for that.. Grin

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« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2005 12:49:52 PM »

very cute!
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drcarrie
« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2005 06:12:17 PM »

Hi. I am new here, so I realize this is an old post, but I love the fuzzy thing wallet. I also wanted to share my own "Rejected" project:



It was pretty fun, and easy since the foam kept the material stable.
I'm still learning...
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« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2006 10:10:49 PM »

i wanted a tute...  Sad
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noelle
« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2006 05:50:57 PM »

drcarrie: those slippers are awesome!!  Smiley
was it hard to embroider through that thick fabric?

i wanted a tute...  Sad

drat. don't be mad! i forgot. but i'll do it right now. 'kay?
i dug out my notes this morning just for you.
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noelle
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2006 06:53:57 PM »

How to Make One Yourself!

You will need:

3/16 yd medium gauge vinyl
1-  7 1/4" x 6 3/4" piece
1-  4" x 2 3/4" piece

1 package double fold bias tape
2-  7 1/4" pieces
1-  2 3/4" piece
1-  28" piece

5/16 yd fabric (cotton is fine)
1-  16" x 7 1/4" piece
1-  37 1/4" x 2 3/4" piece

*Tips for Sewing Vinyl*
  • Use home dec weight invisible thread.
  • Don't backstitch. Instead, use a tiny stitch length just at the start and end.
  • Never use pins on vinyl. Use weights if you have to.
  • Tissue paper will prevent the vinyl from sticking to your machine. Carefully tear the paper from the seams when done sewing.

Here is a little key for my very sad sketches:



1. Embroider your design, and fold as shown. Sew a 7 1/4" piece of bias tape over the fold, then fold again. This gives extra strength to the bill-pocket, and covers the back of your embroidery.



2. Sew the 2 3/4" piece of bias tape to the smalll vinyl window.

Pleat the long fabric stip into pockets, accordian-style. If you fold accurately, you should be able to get 5 pockets, instead of the 4 I got. I don't know how that happened.

Assemble the pockets under the small vinyl window, but do not sew yet.



3. Place the pocket assemblage on the wallet as shown. Remember, your embroidery part is already folded over at the top. Sew a 7 1/4" piece of bias tape over the lower edge of the pockets/fabric. Then fold it over, as you did the top part.



4. Place the large piece of vinyl on the wallet, and bind all four edges with the long bias tape strip. Sew through all layers, and miter corners as needed. Fold in half for the finished outside.



5. Yes! You are a consumer whore!



Feel free to smack me if that was totally confusing.  Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: June 19, 2006 09:14:13 PM »

hooray! A tutorial!!!
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