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FREE PATTERN – How to make a coin purse

Easy Coin Purse or Travel Wallet – No Hardware required.

FREE beginner friendly Sewing Pattern and step by step YouTube tutorial for a coin purse or wallet with two pockets, that fits your cash and cards, a regular size mobile phone and passport.

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Fully lined with two pockets yet a really quick and easy sew.

No Hardware – no measuring!

Great quick sew for gifts and craft fairs.3

Free downloadable paper pattern piece – no measuring required!

Download the free pattern here:  Spencer Ogg- Coin Purse

Watch the full YouTube sewalong here: YouTube Tutorial 

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What you will need:

Outer fabric – A fat quarter of quilting cotton – or mix and match two contrasting fabrics.

Medium fusible interfacing – I use Vilene F220 or Pellon SF101.

Fusible fleece – light weight fusible fleece works well just to add a little body.

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Seam allowance is 1cm (3/8”) throughout unless otherwise stated.

The seam allowance is included in the pattern pieces.

Level: Easy – beginner friendly

Approximate finished dimensions: 15.75 x 11cm (6 ¼ x 4 ¼ “)

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Cutting Guide:-  Print the pattern pages you require on US letter-sized paper or A4.

IMPORTANT – ensure page scaling is set to NONE or ACTUAL SIZE and ‘SHRINK TO FIT’ or ‘FIT TO PAGE’ are turned off

There is a 1” square control box shown on the pattern, ensure it measures correctly before you start cutting. Cut out all paper pattern pieces as follows.

YOU WILL NEED ADOBE ACROBAT TO OPEN THE FILE. You probably already have it, but if not, you can download for free at http://get.adobe.com/reader/

Tips to achieving a nice neat purse:

  • Trim your fleece down by 1cm (3/8″) all the way around so it isn’t adding bulk to your seams. If you are using a heavier fabric you can cut a little more from the bottom straight edge of the fleece
  • Use lightweight fabric only for the closure strap
  • Clip your bottom corners well before turning through

You can also make a men’s version – here’s one I made in coated ripstop, I didn’t add the fleece in this one.

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Here are a couple of lush tester pics to oggle at:

Amazon UK links. These are suggested sources where I have often purchased previously, (the products are not mine, nor do I control supply):

VIlene F220 Medium Weight fusible interfacing: https://amzn.to/378RSoE

Vilene Iron-on fusible Fleece H640: https://amzn.to/32R24Pe

I’m using a Janome Atelier 7 sewing maching: https://amzn.to/2ppAsDl

This Purse sits beautifully with my new Luxe Sac Sewing Pattern which you can find here 

luxe sac See more of my patterns and tutorials at: http://www.spencerogg.com

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You may sell items made from this pattern on your shop or website on small scale. All items for sale must be handmade by you. Please offer Spencer Ogg design credit in any written description if you can – it helps me spread the word! You may not sell this pattern in part or whole to others. If you wish to teach from this pattern, please seek prior approval.
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Comments

  • Marge Gammie
    November 8, 2019

    thank you for the free pattern. You are very generous.

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