Friday, October 11, 2013

Ladies Wallets

Finally finished the third wallet last night and took some photos this morning. The lady that ordered them let me choose any fabrics I wanted so she doesn't have a clue what I've done LOLL
I hope she likes them. She's giving one to each of her sisters as a gift.

Choosing fabric for someone else is so difficult when you don't have a clue what they like and dislike. I did ask her to give me an idea of colours but she said what ever I chose would be fine.

This is the order that I made them in and when I got to the third one I noticed I'd made a mistake. Notice in the photo above that the brown one is different on the inside.

I think this green one is my favourite one.

After sewing up the wallet I noticed I had forgotten to sew the card divider seam. I either had to unpick the whole thing or think of something else so I decided to embroider three little roses to divide the pockets.

After ironing the heck out of them I still couldn't get them to lie nice and flat so I put them between a heavy pile of fabric until the morning. It did the trick.

Today I reorganized my sewing room after hubby suggested a new design that would give me more space so now I'm just cutting out a makeup bag and then tomorrow I'll be starting on Sara's new test bag.

~ Maria ~


  1. Oh Maria,
    those Wallets are georgeous!
    Love the green one and the yellow one :O)
    Happy weekend to you,

  2. Great wallets and a creative save on the one you added the embroidered roses on.

  3. The work you have done in these wallets is impeccable, I'm sure your client will love your selection of fabrics, I love them. The embroidered flower is beautiful, no one may think it is to divide the space, well done Maria. I love them all !!!!!!!!
    Marisa :)

  4. Those are pretty - I think the embroidered roses were a *design decision* rather than a fix :D I like the strip of contrasting fabric on the outside - such a simple idea, but they give the wallets a more finished look :)

  5. That vertical floral strap on front is adding to gorgeousness of these wallets. You are so creative, Maria. I bet your client will love these.

    1. Thanks Tory. I kept the one with the floral stripe for myself LOLL

  6. Great job done you have inspired all of us and that embroidered rose one look amazing..keep sharing the designs after all it will help us too..usually most of now buy Ladies Wallet Online

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