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I made this classic bifold leather wallet from scraps leather.

It is easy to do but time consuming.

I want to thanks http://www.instructables.com/member/grandmaof13/ for the leather instruction she gived me.

 
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Step 1: WHAT YOU NEED

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you need:

  • leather;
  • scissors or cutter;
  • big needle and hammer, or special leather sewing tool;
  • waxed thick thread and needle.

Step 2: CUT THE LEATHER

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Cut the leather like in the picture: 2 bigger pieces, and three or for smaller for cards.

Take measurement from money and cards.

Step 3: FOLD LEATHER

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Place the two large piece together, fold them in half, and cut away the piece of leather that stick out from the central piece of leather.

Step 4: CUT A SMALL PIECE AWAY

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Cut a small half circle away from the bottom of the central piece, exactly in the middle.

It will help to fold the wallet better.

Step 5: MAKE HOLES

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Place the single card holder on the bottom right of the inside wallet leather piece.

Make some small holes with the big nail and the hammer all along the top part of the single card older, and in the inside large piece of leather.

(please look at the photos because I know that my english is a bit weird : ))

Step 6: SEW IT

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Start sewing it from the outside, and when you reach the inside edge go back, doing the opposite stitch of the one you did before. Close it with 3 knot at the end.

Step 7: DO MORE HOLES

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Place the double (or triple if you prefer) on top of the inside piece of the wallet and do some holes in the right side of them and on the big piece of leather.

Them place also the outside main leather part of the wallet and make more holes on the bottom part of the card holders and the left side of them, all the way to the top of the wallet.

3366carlos6 months ago

nice

moamenenoo6 months ago

nice work :)

It's better then anyone's it should be published ps I put it on my favorite's
sunshiine7 months ago

Love this! I need to make one for hubby. Thanks for sharing.

sunshiine

marcellahella (author)  sunshiine7 months ago

You are welcome, happy that it can be useful!

andrea biffi7 months ago

Nice!! Much more soft than mine ;-) wood wallet...

marcellahella (author)  andrea biffi7 months ago

I saw it, it is pretty cool!