This is a Trifold Wallet made out of Playing cards. It has a change pocket and two credit card pockets. Its sleek design helps it fit into pockets easily.This design is easily modified for your needs. I made this one as a wallet for carrying high money bills with low quantity (10 twenty dollar bills instead of 100 one dollar bills) Expect to spend 15-20 minutes on this rewarding project.
Step 1: Get Your Matterials
Get the following
- Packing tape
- Playing Cards
- Velcro dots
Step 2: Begin Taping Cards
Begin taping as shown in the picture. add Three cards ( more if you have large paper money, then it will have more folds than 3.) then tape over the other side. Make sure there are no uncovered spots. Make two of these one of the side should be slightly bigger so it fits and folds nice. If you want make them the same size this takes more work than than the other way, you have to wear it in alot but it makes a more rewarding wallet.
Step 3: Make Wallet Main Compartment
Remember those two card strips you made before? well, get them out and tape the bottom on both sides so the money doesn't stick t the wallet. Now tape the sides up so you have a wallet main compartment. if necessary now you should fold back and forth to break it in.
Step 4: Adding Change and Credit Card Pockets
To add change pockets cut a card to fit sideways across the left panel cover the piece in tape and Tape on to the wallet as shown, then cut another card similarly and cover both pieces in tape and tape on to make credit card pockets as shown in picture 2. When you tape these pieces on make sure they are securely held there. The Middle panel is yours to customize.
Step 5: Velcro Dots
Get some sort of adhesive Velcro strips or dots and apply them to the bottom of the credit card holder and then begin to close the wallet. the dots will align perfectly.
Step 6: Load It Up
Just add money and youv'e got a wallet!
Step 7: Updated: March 23 Tips
Check the web for a local flea market. Great card decks are available. I have a sweet batman wallet that I will upload pictures of when it is located :). Their is a local flea market finder HERE