Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets

Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets - NoodleheadWhen I first saw Alison post about her new Mariner Cloth collection I knew it was a must-have. The texture! The stripes! The colors! I’m guessing I might have ooo’d and ahh’d out loud even. Alison (and Chen) must have totally picked up on my excitement so they sent me a sweet package of a few of the colors. It’s really so pretty in person and I’ve already got plans to buy more. It’s such an interesting cloth. It’s a loose weave and could be great for so many things! Right away I was thinking some long lumbar pillows or cloth napkins or an apron.

Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets - Noodlehead

I decided that I’d try it out with some Minimalist Wallets and I love how they turned out. I had fun pulling fabrics and mixing and matching the fabrics, zippers, leather, and snaps. I did make a test run and decided that the Mariner cloth needed just a bit more interfacing for added stability, so I added that to the small wallets and it worked great. I added an layer of SF101 to the second Main Panel and a layer of 809 to the front pocket. For me, it ended up being just right. I love experimenting with different fabrics like this one! It’s a great way to push yourself out of your comfort zone. Plus, knowing a few small tweaks like adding a bit of interfacing makes substrates like the Mariner Cloth just right for these wallets.

Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets - Noodlehead

Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets - Noodlehead

Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets - Noodlehead

I definitely need some of the black and white to make a few pillows for my bed maybe or living room or both! I know my girls would love the Thistle, Eggplant, and Raspberry, too. Hmm, I’ve got some planning to do I guess!

Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets - Noodlehead

You can find the Minimalist Wallet PDF pattern in my shop, or in my booklet Everyday Essentials (at your local quilt shop or my shop). I have zippers, snaps, and leather, too if you need any supplies.

Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets - Noodlehead

a little shot of the linings – pandas and Friedlander

Alison Glass Mariner Cloth is trickling into shops now (including Alison’s shop)! I’ve spotted shops like Pink Castle Fabrics and Fancy Tiger Crafts having it in stock.

Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets - Noodlehead

my helper 🙂


5 thoughts on “Mariner Cloth Minimalist Wallets

  1. Abbey says:

    These are so preciously cute in those fabrics!!!

  2. says:

    Those wallets are adorable! I just saw this fabric recently on her website and was thinking of making the same type of thing. For me! Haha! 🙂

    1. Anna Graham says:

      Kim, I’d love to send you one!

      1. Kim says:

        Really?!?! That is so kind of you!!!!

  3. Brigit says:

    How delightful and of course inspiring; I can think of any number of people to gift these to and will make one of each size for myself hopefully, no doubt with the Mariner Cloth! A perfect combo!! Thank you so much for all that you share!!!

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