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!
Mini: The front is designed to hold coins, the middle area is for bills, and the back holds credit cards/drivers license.
Mini: Button & elastic closure, finished size when folded: 11×7 cm; finished size when opened: 11×14 cm; 6 card slots.
Easy Peezy: Fold over top, cash and credit card slots.
Simple: Fold over flap, velcro closure.
Easy Peasy With Snap: Foldover top flap with snap closure, cute!
Quilted: Features eight credit card slots, room for bills/receipts, and a double-snap closure.
With Coin Compartment: This has a little compartment with a zipper, a single slot and nice secure velcro fastening.
Summer: Ideal for using up assorted scraps…flips open to 6 slots, tab button closure.
Shirt Cuff: Neat way to upcycle a button down shirt, turn wide cuffs into a fold up wallet.
How To Make A Patchwork Button Pouch: Small pouch with button & buttonhole closure.
Small Folded: Cute little project to hold all your loyalty reward cards.
Felt: Promises to be quick and easy to make using scraps of felt.
Patchwork Bi-fold: Cute! Features lots of inner credit card slots, a magnetic snap closure and zipped space for change.
Made-To-Order Organizer: Loaded with features, size is 9″ x 12″ (6″ x 9″ folded).
Felt: A sweet little project that can also be used as a cell phone case, etc.
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.
Summertime: Great for using up scraps and large enough to hold essentials.
Here are a couple ideas to stash packets of tea:
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!
Insert: This is made to fit inside a clear plastic cover.
With Pen Pocket: Made with scraps of material and fusible fleece.
Patchwork: This page has three different projects you can make.
Button Loop: Nice with a button and elastic loop closure.