40+ Fabric Wallet & Checkbook Covers: {Free Patterns}

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Fabric wallets, checkbooks and wristlets make lovely handmade gifts and they’re pretty easy to make too! I’ll be adding more free projects here as I find them, this is one list you’ll want to bookmark and keep as a handy reference!

needlebook.blogspot.ca

needlebook.blogspot.ca

Wool & Lace: A general tutorial (for more experienced sewers), features a zipped pocket section, slots for credit cards and a snap tab closure.

Mini: The front is designed to hold coins, the middle area is for bills, and the back holds credit cards/drivers license.

7layerstudio.typepad.com

7layerstudio.typepad.com

splityarn.com

splityarn.com

Zippered Wristlet: Quick and simple lined wristlet that gets the job done.

Mini: Button & elastic closure, finished size when folded: 11×7 cm; finished size when opened: 11×14 cm; 6 card slots.

verypurpleperson.com

verypurpleperson.com

sew4home.com

sew4home.com

Wristlet: A tiny, tidy tote that hangs from your wrist. It’s just 5″ x 7″, but holds all the necessities with room to spare. Zip up your spending cash, a couple o’ credit cards, maybe a bit of makeup and a comb.

Easy Peezy: Fold over top, cash and credit card slots.

therubberpunkin.blogspot.ca

therubberpunkin.blogspot.ca

babyangelsparadise.blogspot.ca

babyangelsparadise.blogspot.ca

Babyangel’s: This one is loaded! Zippered pouch, spaces for credit cards, foldover flap. See feature pics here: Craftster forum thread.

Simple: Fold over flap, velcro closure.

trilliumdesign.blogspot.ca

trilliumdesign.blogspot.ca

elily00.wordpress.com

elily00.wordpress.com

Organizer: Snap tab closure; 6 credit card slots; 2 full width inner slip slots; optional: outer zipped pocket.

Easy Peasy With Snap: Foldover top flap with snap closure, cute!

craftster.org

craftster.org

lilblueboo.com

lilblueboo.com

Scrap Ribbon: Has a clear vinyl ID/photo slot and room for cash and credit cards.

Quilted: Features eight credit card slots, room for bills/receipts, and a double-snap closure.

darnkat.wordpress.com

darnkat.wordpress.com

thimbleanna.com

thimbleanna.com

Keychain: Keep ID, coins, folded bills, and other bits in this sweetie.

With Coin Compartment: This has a little compartment with a zipper, a single slot and nice secure velcro fastening.

sewchristine.blogspot.ca

sewchristine.blogspot.ca

verypurpleperson.com

verypurpleperson.com

With Card Slots: 2 full width pockets; 1 zippered pocket; 6 card slots.

Summer: Ideal for using up assorted scraps…flips open to 6 slots, tab button closure.

lolanovablog.blogspot.ca

lolanovablog.blogspot.ca

atsecondstreet.blogspot.ca

atsecondstreet.blogspot.ca

Tag: Made with a mix of handmade paper, tags and ribbon.

Shirt Cuff: Neat way to upcycle a button down shirt, turn wide cuffs into a fold up wallet.

replayground.blogspot.ca

replayground.blogspot.ca

noodle-head.com

noodle-head.com

Zippy: Zippered with an exterior pocket (tab snap).

How To Make A Patchwork Button Pouch: Small pouch with button & buttonhole closure.

mairuru.blogspot.ca

mairuru.blogspot.ca

aspoonfulofsugardesigns.com

aspoonfulofsugardesigns.com

Scrappy: Ideal to hold your store membership cards. Button loop closure.

Small Folded: Cute little project to hold all your loyalty reward cards.

thesproutzstore.blogspot.ca

thesproutzstore.blogspot.ca

polkadotchair.com

polkadotchair.com

Laminated: With Heat N Bond Iron on Vinyl.

Felt: Promises to be quick and easy to make using scraps of felt.

redvelvetgirls.typepad.com

redvelvetgirls.typepad.com

bhg.com

bhg.com

Easy-To-Make: Room for credit cards, an inner zipped pocket and space for bills. Snap closure.

Patchwork Bi-fold: Cute! Features lots of inner credit card slots, a magnetic snap closure and zipped space for change.

mel-allwrappedup.blogspot.com

mel-allwrappedup.blogspot.com

armcandyforyou.blogspot.ca

armcandyforyou.blogspot.ca

For Credit Cards: Sweet little trifold credit card holder that snaps closed and will clip to your jeans, a purse strap or even your key ring.

Made-To-Order Organizer: Loaded with features, size is 9″ x 12″ (6″ x 9″ folded).

sewnews.com

sewnews.com

mel-allwrappedup.blogspot.com

mel-allwrappedup.blogspot.com

Snapped With Hidden ID: Includes a template to download. Features a clear vinyl window for ID, snap closure and a small lobster swivel, push release hook.

Felt: A sweet little project that can also be used as a cell phone case, etc.

sewtogether.com.au

sewtogether.com.au

oneshetwoshe.com

oneshetwoshe.com

Money Cuff: Nice for kiddos to keep lunch money handy, features a zipped pouch to hold coins and dollar bills, velcro on the ends.

Bi-fold: Convenient for carrying both bills and credit cards/store cards, features a foldover tab closure (snap or velcro). Lots of pictures to help you along.

modestmaven.blogspot.ca

modestmaven.blogspot.ca

warehousefabricsinc.com

warehousefabricsinc.com

Loyalty/Credit Card Holder: This slim card holder is whipped together using an easy pleating method.

Summertime: Great for using up scraps and large enough to hold essentials.

midwesterngirldiy.com

midwesterngirldiy.com

spotlight.com.au

spotlight.com.au

Travel: Loaded with pockets and features, this is ideal for traveling (even has a spot for a passport).

With Pom Pom Trim: Folds up and closes with a button/loop, has outer zipped coin pocket.

dixiediy.blogspot.ca

dixiediy.blogspot.ca

Here are a couple ideas to stash packets of tea:

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Most of these are pretty similar in their basic structure but offer different ideas for design features. I made sure to include some super-simple ideas that are suitable for beginner sewers. Have fun!

rileyblakedesigns.com

rileyblakedesigns.com

Scrappy: Nicely done and a great way to use up bits of material.

Insert: This is made to fit inside a clear plastic cover.

mytwobabesdesigns.blogspot.ca

mytwobabesdesigns.blogspot.ca

aestheticnest.com

aestheticnest.com

Simple Oilcloth: Looking for something easy? This is the project for you!

With Pen Pocket: Made with scraps of material and fusible fleece.

flowergirldesignscollection.com

flowergirldesignscollection.com

alisa-thesweetlife.blogspot.ca

alisa-thesweetlife.blogspot.ca

Ruffled: Features a sweet ruffle embellishment across the top.

Patchwork: This page has three different projects you can make.

crazymomquilts.blogspot.ca

crazymomquilts.blogspot.ca

attemptingcreative.blogspot.ca

attemptingcreative.blogspot.ca

Simple: Nicely done with lots of pictures showing how to finish the edges and inside pockets.

Button Loop: Nice with a button and elastic loop closure.

smallfryandco.blogspot.ca

smallfryandco.blogspot.ca

amatricis.wordpress.com

amatricis.wordpress.com

Prettier: This is a little different than the usual with strips on one side to hold a check register.

Easy: Made with 4 fat quarters, fusible interfacing, hair elastic and button.

bhg.com

bhg.com

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Published: April 24, 2010
Updated: September 11, 2012

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  1. dorothy says:

    as i am a new member to this website i am awed at the information you have for me to view.i do sewing from home.thank you and god bless and this is very beneficial to me


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