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« on: February 24, 2010 03:46:55 PM »

I picked up some scraps of fabric from the bulk bin at my local shop for $1 and wanted to see what I could make with them. Lots of hawaiian print. At first, I thought "pockets" since I'm really on a tote gig right now, but then I thought about wallets. So this is my attempt.




Plenty of room for cash, now if only I had some.


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I forgot to take a before pic of the fabric, but here's the same fabric in black with the little piece I had left over.

I didn't have any snaps or velcro, so it's just a folder wallet for now with a piece of cardboard between the back and the cash pocket. It'll hold up for now. The pockets, which I didn't measure at all when I started are just the right size for all my cards. A lucky break there!

So what can you make with a $1.10 of fabric that is only 13"x17"? A wallet and still have some fabric left over! Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2010 06:54:20 PM »

What a great way to use up extra fabric.  And I love that print...very cute!  Now what will you make with the other piece of fabric?  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2010 07:06:06 PM »

Heh. Another wallet, I'd imagine. I have another Hawaiian print I could use it with for a bag, but the other one (that I have more of is a light teal blue) just wouldn't go with black. Perhaps a headwrap for my dreadlocks...

Oh the possibilities.
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« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2010 07:08:05 PM »

Great fabric! What a great use for scraps.
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