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Topic: Holy Shift, Batman! It's a Wallet!  (Read 1651 times)
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« on: April 11, 2010 10:11:25 PM »

So I was inspired by graverobbergirl's Star Trek Wallet (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=176750.0), and I decided that it was time to retire my old duct tape wallet and try to make a new one! I had this random Japanese Batman promotional comicbook, so I decided to use it as the base of my new wallet.

I lined it with red silk, sewed in pockets for credit cards and what not, used a strip of velcro to keep it closed, and then covered the whole thing in packing tape so that it would be durable. It's entirely held together by hand-stitching, and I'm proud to say I've been using it for four months and it's held up surprisingly well!

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The inside (with card-pockets):


The outside:


All Folded up:


Enjoy! Questions/Comments/Criticisms welcome Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2010 11:04:34 PM »

Great wallet! Love the Japanese Batman graphics.
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2010 01:15:00 AM »

This is super neat.
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2010 04:32:27 AM »

This is awesome! You have been wisted... well, your wallet has, anyway. Wink
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2010 07:32:28 AM »

Holy shift is right! That looks great...the stitching looks perfect, too.
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« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2010 07:50:48 AM »

love it! and so does my little batman!
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« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2010 12:16:23 AM »

That's great - love the way you've placed the images.
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« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2010 09:52:54 AM »

That is way cool!
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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2010 10:07:44 AM »

That's awesome.
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