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Fabric Checkbook Tutorial

16 May

As I promised here is the checkbook cover

to match the wallet from last weeks post

If you missed the wallet tutorial here it is:

Wallet Tutorial

If you would like a premade checkbook cover or wallet

check out my items in my shop  Here

If you would like a different color let me know

I love making custom creations

Supplies:

1/4 yard of fabric

1/2 yard of 20″ fusible interfacing

thread, sewing machine, and iron

Pattern Checkbook cover

Let’s get started:

Print out the pattern and lay pieces on top of fabric

Pin or draw around pattern

cut out

repeat with interfacing,  cut out

Fuse interfacing to pieces

following instructions on interfacing

If want to embroider something on the front

now is the time to do it on piece #1

on wrong side fold 1/4″ on top of piece #2 and bottom of

2nd Piece # 2.  Press with iron

Stitch close to edge on both pieces

Place pieces #2 on top of piece #1 so both right sides are

facing up and folded edges of Pieces #2 are toward the center

Stitch Pieces #2 to #1 with 1/4″ stitch

Place second Piece #1 on top of the completed #1 & #2 pieces

right sides together

Stitch 1/2″ around leaving a hole to turn

Turn right side out through the hole.

Press flat

Hand Stitch opening closed