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Topic: Travel Wallet NOW WITH TUTORIAL!! pg. 1  (Read 23670 times)
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stitch81
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2008 10:23:20 AM »

Note to self... "Don't buy cheap snaps!"  Apparently the ones I was using were el-cheapos!  I picked up some pearl front snaps and those worked perfectly! No more problems.  I have this wallet to my aunt, so now I am going to set out to make another one, and attempt my very first tutorial...wish me luck!
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jlbrannon
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2008 09:15:56 PM »

Very nice!

When I make a travel wallet or anything that will carry a credit card or any card that has a magnetic strip on it, I do not use a magnetic snap as it will erase the strip on the card and then your card will not work.
Love the magnetic snaps ($$ though) but in this case I would stick to a button/loop regular snap, or Velcro.

Credit cards are pretty hard to wipe out, unless you put them on the counter where there is one of those de-magnetizers.  I have the large magnetic snaps on my handmade wallet and have had no problems with credit cards.

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rauni
« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2009 08:11:38 PM »

Thanks for the great tutorial.  Putting letters on all the pieces sure helped when putting it together, although I still made boo boo's (my fault).  Regardless, I am thrilled with the results, and I'm hoping my co-worker will be as well, since I will be giving it to her (and will be making another one for myself of course).  Here is the photo of it, I modified the pen holder by putting a loop? tube? in with the big pocket instead of the elastic.

P.S. My co-worker LOVED it!  Yay, I knew she would!

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sazzyjay
« Reply #13 on: March 02, 2009 07:58:11 AM »

this is so awesome and usefull, i love the fabric you used for the first one. I'm definatly going to make my mum one for planning our family holiday Tongue thanks for the awesome tut!
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« Reply #14 on: March 02, 2009 09:24:40 AM »

I am glad that the tutorial was understandable.  It was the first tutorial that I have tried to make.  I love your version for the penholder alot better than the elastic that I used.  Glad to see people are getting some use out of it.
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landonsmommy
« Reply #15 on: March 02, 2009 09:48:23 AM »

your tutorial was VERY easy and clear to follow..i made 2 travel wallets..i'll post pictures once i'm able
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rauni
« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2009 06:22:49 AM »

I made another one for myself.  My embroidery machine was feeling left out, so I let it join in too Wink.  I screwed up on this one by putting the snap closure on the wrong side, but that's ok with me.  By the way, I can't take credit for my pen holder.  I borrowed the idea from heartofmary's fabric journal cover tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=269402.0

Thanks again for the tutorial. 

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« Reply #17 on: March 21, 2009 05:19:35 PM »

everyone's looks great!! I'm headed to Cancun in May and I can't wait to make one of these for the trip!!! And I get to try out my brand new sewing machine!
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« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2009 10:18:41 AM »

Love the tropical pattern.  I used to be a flight attendant and still have lots of friends in the industry... I can't wait to make some wallets for them!

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« Reply #19 on: March 28, 2009 08:02:16 PM »

I am going to try one with at crossgrain tie instead of the snaps.  Snaps and I never made friends.  Thanks for the inspiration.
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