Tri-fold wallet

My new wallet is the tri-fold wallet from Lisa Lam’s book A bag for all Reason (German title Taschen für alle Gelegenheiten). The wallet has 8 card slots (although the instructions say it’s only 6) a clever coin compartment (without zipper or fastners) and a slot for notes. I like it and I will use … More Tri-fold wallet


No surprises here, after my success with the polar bear one, I made two more open wide zippered pouches (tutorial by Anna Graham here) and what can I say- my topstitching improved. I even added fancy golden quilting, because golden thread makes everything look better. The blue one is the small size. I used old … More More

Polar Bear Pouch

At first I was sceptical whether I liked the exposed zipper end of this pouch design. But I needed a bag to keep my threads and spools in that would open wide so I wouldn’t have to rummage in it for ages to find the thread I was looking for. Now the pouch is finished I … More Polar Bear Pouch

Double fold wallet

This is another pattern from Anna Graham’s Handmade Style. Initially this was planned only as a prototype but since it turned out pretty good it is now a usable muslin. All the fabrics are leftovers from other projects (outer fabric is a Cotton&Steel canvas). I also didn’t have two zippers of the same colour, so … More Double fold wallet