12 Pocket Travel Wallet sewing pattern
This wallet was developed to easily carry maps, cards, tickets, etc. while taking a flight, touring theme parks, or on a road trip.
As you can see in the photos it does carry all the necessary items and even holds the locker key from your locker rental inside the park.
It is worn over the shoulder for comfort and to keep it handy. Another option is to wear it around the neck, or sew a longer narrow strap, perhaps make it adjustable, and wear it as a crossbody bag.
Although developed specifically for theme parks, it is a great travel wallet for anyone traveling. You can keep all of your important documents in the twelve pockets! Plenty of room for all the tickets and passports for the whole family.
Materials you will need:
- A-Nylon pack cloth or similar: 1/3 yard.
- B-Cotton fabric: 1/3 yard, or fat quarter.
- C-Interfacing: Suggest Peltex and Craft Fuse(for cotton).
- D-Zipper: 5″ nylon zipper.
- E-elastic: 4″ piece of ¼” wide elastic.
- F-Two ½” D-rings.
- G-about 60” cording for the strap.
- H-remnant clear vinyl for see-through pockets.
- I-Two ½” opening at the bottom, Snap Swivel Hooks.
- J-Split Key Ring.
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The example here is made with Nylon pack cloth and the designer goes into suggestions for the materials and where to find them, and information on how to use almost any material you have to make this wallet. If you would like to use up your stash of cotton fabric, why not recycle some fabric and make it into this handy wallet?
The PDF Tutorial comes with pattern pieces, detailed step-by-step directions including forty-four full-color photos and diagrams to help you complete your wallet as well as sewing tips to help you with other sewing projects.
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