Of course I had to make some Minimalist Wallets using my new fabric collection, Forage. I love that they use up very little fabric (and I’ve even seen so many using different combinations of fabric for the different cuts) that there seems like an endless amount of combinations. I think that’s one reason I love sewing so much, one project can be sewn in so many fabrics for an infinite number of possibilities!
So these cute and super functional wallets were so fun pick fabrics for. I think I’d someday make one using all the fabrics from Forage if I could (hmmm, Christmas presents?). I’m impatiently waiting for my first mini Minimalist Wallet to wear out so I can make another for myself. I still can’t believe it’s going strong a year and a half after I first started using it. I love how it goes anywhere without being too cumbersome. Most days I just tuck it in my back pocket (no bag needed)!
There’s a huge part of me that loves and needs small projects like these. There’s something cleansing about sewing a project from start to finish in under two hours (I actually think I can make these in about 45 minutes or less), but it’s so fun to watch it inch closer and closer and then, bam!, done. So many things in life are never finished, or take so long to complete, that simple and sweet really boosts my mood and mindset. I love a good zippered pouch, but a wallet, it just seems so much more amazing!
Anyway, hope you’re having fun with Forage! I’d love to see what you make with it, so please tag me on Instagram and use #foragefabric. I’d love to see! Also, if your shop carries it, let me know and I’ll add them to my stockists page. 🙂
Pattern: Minimalist Wallet (mini and regular size shown here)
Fabric: Forage (by me!) for Robert Kaufman Fabrics (check here, too, for more shops that carry it!)
Snaps available here, leather snap tab (which is optional – instructions include a fabric snap tab, too), zippers are here (4″) and here (7″)