- Easy to read instructions, colour photographs, and pattern pieces
- Classic styled bifold wallet with card slots, note holders, and an ID slot
- Quick sew - make in an afternoon
- Updated in February 2019
The Gentleman's Wallet features 4 card slots, 3 on the right, 1 on the left. It also has a clear vinyl ID pocket. Behind each set of card slots is a hidden slip pocket. And behind the card slots there's a full width note holder and behind that another! That's 2 full width pockets for all of your man's junk important things.
Click here for a free tutorial on how to add a zipped coin pocket to your Gentleman's Wallet. This free tutorial was written by Lynn Potts of She Wears Red Feathers
This sewing pattern is designed for fabrics! Quilting cottons, batiks, possibly a touch of canvas. This wallet was initially designed to be sewn in fabric, but many customers used their creativity and tried vegan leather, vinyl and even cork!
The Gentleman's Wallet is classified as an intermediate sewing pattern. It is written in UK English and has been thoroughly tested by a team of pattern testers at a variety of skill levels.
The Gentleman's Wallet sewing pattern features comprehensive instructions with colour photos. The paper pattern is an A5 booklet with printed pattern pieces. The downloadable PDF pattern features printable pattern pieces and a text only section to save on ink and paper costs. Find out more about how to download and print PDF sewing patterns here
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What difficulty is this sewing pattern?
The Gentleman's Wallet is an intermediate level sewing pattern. However, if you get stuck, click here to visit our Facebook group for support: Facebook Support Group for Sewing Patterns by Mrs H.
How big is the finished wallet?
The Gentleman's Wallet has finished dimensions when folded of 4.5" x 4" x 0.5" (11 cm x 10 cm x 1.25cm). When opened, the finished dimensions are 9" x 4" x 1/4" (23 cm x 10 cm x 0.6 cm)
What fabrics did you use?
Cottons are preferable. Avoid linens and very thick fabrics for the interior pockets.
What materials do I need?
- 2 FQ or 1/2yd (0.45m) for the lining & outer - Cottons are preferable. Avoid linens and very thick fabrics for the interior pockets.
- 1 x FQ Firm interfacing - Vilene H250 or Pellon 809
- 9 1/4" x 3 3/4" (23.5cm x 9.25cm) Extra firm interfacing - Decovil 1 or Peltex
- 4" x 3" (10cm x 7.75cm) - Clear vinyl
- Double sided basting tape
- Walking foot
- Hera marker
- Iron & board
- 2 different colour washable pens
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Where can I find more inspiration?
Looking for gift ideas for Father's Day? The Gentleman's Wallet makes a great gift for dads. You'll find some super examples of Gent's Wallets made by bagineers at my blog about Sewing for Father's Day.
Is there a sew along for The Gentleman's Wallet?
I've found a mistake!
This pattern does have some known errors. Check our Errata page to see if your issue is listed and to see our solution for the issue. If you can't find your mistake on the Errata page please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can add it to our list to correct when the pattern is next updated.
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