Introduction: The One Seam Wallet

the one seam wallet is a attractive option for those who hate their pockets cluttered by the everyday requisite collection cards and cash.

Step 1: Choosing Your Leather

for this to come out the best, you will need to choose a relatively thin piece of leather, it also needs to be something you really like, as this wallet is very durable and it will be with you for a long time.

Step 2: Getting the Leather Laser Cut

you'll need the provided pattern to be able to get this wallet cut out in the correct proportions, its just a svg so you can use it in illustrator or inkscape with no trouble at all. alternatively, if your patient and do not have access to a laser cutter, you can use this as a template with a sharp knife to get the pattern cut out

Step 3: Stitching

finally stitch your wallet together using gut cord and a big needle. start by folding the small flap on top of the wallets main body over and then the bottom flap over the top (see pic) and finish the stitch off with a simple knot.

Step 4: Caring for Your Wallet

over time your wallet will absorb the oil from your skin giving it a nice looking finish, basically the longer you use it, the better looking it becomes, simply clean it with a damp cloth if you have to , most chemicals will fudge the process of naturally letting it take on a color from just using it daily. shout out to Tandy leather of salt lake city ut for their advice on stitching leather.

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SGutshall made it!(author)2014-10-04

Just made one of these, and I'm in love. Here's a picture of the interior:

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kyle+brinkerhoff made it!(author)2014-10-04

neeto!

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ElizabethM130 made it!(author)2016-12-22

Could you give the measured proportions?

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afballs made it!(author)2016-11-16

I just cut one out but my leather piece is a bit thick, 4/5oz. Still need to stain it and punch the holes and stain. I'll post pics when its done. I added an image too.

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joaomedina made it!(author)2015-07-12

My actual wallet just break apart today! I need one for use tomorrow!
Just grab a piece of E.V.A. and DONE!!!
Thanks for this amazing "instructables"!!!

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hcarter10 made it!(author)2014-11-03

Guts hall y made wat I wanted to see , a slight variation on the theme

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hcarter10 made it!(author)2014-10-16

The one stitch idea the m easy for noobees

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Victor+Does made it!(author)2014-10-15

Well this looks simple enough. Wonderful! :)

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zupHC made it!(author)2014-10-03

Really going to try this out!

Could you please post some other photos of the interior?
How is accessible the cash once opened?

Thank you!

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Jobar007 made it!(author)2014-10-03

I second this.

I love my slim wallet and this would be a good alternative when my current one gives up the ghost.

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alopez66 made it!(author)2014-10-03

Nice looking wallet. I really like the simplicity of the design (both making and use). I'm going to have to make one

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seamster made it!(author)2014-10-03

Ooh, I love the simple design. I want to make one of these!

Thanks for sharing this!

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rostlan made it!(author)2014-10-02

I'm trying this and will let you know how it turned out.

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