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« on: September 02, 2004 04:19:33 PM »


i find myself with a stack of tiny square fabric, no snaps or velcro, and the desire to avoid buttonholes at all costs. so i came up with this fastner-free coin puch. it's so basic and easy and with so much potential for creativity.


the fabric can be as big or as small as you like, but it has to be a rectangle.


hem the short ends, turning them over twice to hide the raw edges.


fold the short ends towards the center, so they overlap about an inch.


sew up the sides. trim the edges, corners, and shave the thick layers if necessary.


turn right side out, push out the corners, and press with an iron. i filled it with four dollars and thirteen cents of canadian change. i tossed it around the room for ten minutes, and nothing fell out.
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2004 04:21:46 PM »

What a wonderful idea!!  >>scurries off with it to find scrap fabric<<
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2004 06:21:36 PM »

Is it necessary to use a stiff or thick fabric?  Great job!  My second grader could use one for his lunch money.
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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2004 07:09:44 PM »

sewer rat: i'm using upholstery and curtain samples, quite heavy fabrics. i think that might contribute to the money staying inside so well. if you have a lighter-weight fabric you love, a little interfacing can always help.
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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2004 08:36:15 PM »

Great idea!  Thanks for the info.   Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2004 08:17:04 AM »

Very cute, this would also make a discreet holder for condoms.  I use to be afraid of buttonholes to but they are not that scary, I just sat down one day with some scrap fabrics and made a whole bunch till I got the knack. A few tricks I learned is to use interfacing with my buttonholes, go slow and to buy a buttonhole cutter instead of a seam ripper to open them.
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« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2004 02:51:02 PM »

it it hard to get all your change OUT of the purse-thing?
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« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2004 12:44:19 AM »

indigo flower girl: not at all. you just pinch it open and dig the money out.

dyabolica: love the condom idea. you just doubled my customer base.
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« Reply #8 on: July 06, 2005 07:23:58 AM »

put it on a wristband and make an ID fit in it too, and you can take it clubbing with you - no purse needed, just stuff a license and a $20 bill in it! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2006 12:42:54 PM »

I have a million little scraps of maerial from failed projects.
This looks like a good idea.
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