by kanny ( edited 17 Jan 2016 ) 17 Jan 2016

I don't very often make anything for myself so I decided to make myself this wallet. I added embroidery to the front flap and it was the first time I've embroidered on faux leather. Pattern is the Necessary Clutch Wallet PDF pattern purchased from etsy.

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by myshiloh1 19 Jan 2016

Beautiful.

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by hairgoddess1 19 Jan 2016

Beautiful Job!!

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by pldc 18 Jan 2016

Well done, it is lovely & I hope that your partner is on the mend & doing much better! ~hugs~

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :)

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by connerj 18 Jan 2016

Fantastic job Love your material and color combinations - I tried to make one and it ended up in the trash. lol :)

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

There are a few YouTube tutorials on making these wallets, and also a facebook group (NCW ADDICTS) that I joined that have free add on files and are a great help

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by sonjapotgieter 18 Jan 2016

Excellent Work done!!!It is Beautiful!!!

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thankyou :)

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by bead 18 Jan 2016

Absolutely beautiful !!!

Bea

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

thanks :)

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by bowlds edited 18 Jan 2016

Very nice!!! Your sewing is always so perfect!

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks Cathy, I haven't been on here much as my sewing machine is getting more use than my embroidery machine of late. Hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas and New Year.

bowlds by bowlds 18 Jan 2016

I have missed seeing your wonderful creations, glad to see you back on. Percy is growing like a weed. I will PM you a picture!

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by karenalice 18 Jan 2016

Fabulous job on both!

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :)

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by sjbrower 18 Jan 2016

Very nice gift for yourself!

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sjbrower by sjbrower 18 Jan 2016

I just checked out the pattern in Etsy shop. Your clutches look better than the ones in Etsy! Very nice job.

kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thankyou for the wonderful compliment :)

bevnorris by bevnorris 21 Jan 2016

I agree! Congratulations!!

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by jrob Moderator 18 Jan 2016

These look great!

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :)

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by lilylady 18 Jan 2016

This is sew beautiful, love everything about it. Perfect

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :)

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by kanny 18 Jan 2016

A few more pics of the wallets I've made, each one I make I am improving on. love that I can add 2 zip compartments

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pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 18 Jan 2016

I'm not much of a fan of wallets, but seeing yours I'm beginning to appreciate how fantastic they can be! Your attention to detail and eye for color and fabric combination is amazing. I don't think I've ever seen a latch like that before on one of these wallets. Can you share how you insert a latch like that?

pldc by pldc 18 Jan 2016

love the wonder woman fabric, well done ~hugs~

tlp22 by tlp22 19 Jan 2016

They are all so beautiful.

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by cfidl 18 Jan 2016

Excellent piece! I would like to make this also It would be better lined, however or is it already?

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

The wallet is totally lined, interfacings and stabilizers give the wallet great structure and body

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by carolpountney 18 Jan 2016

Awesome purse, just love it

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

thanks :)

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by gerryvb 18 Jan 2016

wow, that is realy gorgeous! great job and compliments to you !!

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :)

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by spendlove Moderator 18 Jan 2016

This is fabulous! Well done.

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thankyou :)

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by bemara 18 Jan 2016

Wow! the wallet looks so professional, great job :-)

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thankyou :) I've made 4 now, 2as gifts and 2 for me.

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by vickiannette 18 Jan 2016

very nice

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :)

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by sandralane 18 Jan 2016

Super job with this project, well done. Sandra.

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

thankyou :)

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by liliana1 18 Jan 2016

Very pretty looks great

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :)

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by pennifold 18 Jan 2016

Wow! Karen, that looks so professional, you've done such a marvellous job on this wallet and I love the colours and fabrics you've used. It's good that you finally got to make something yourself. You always do such beautiful work on your bibs and nappy covers and children's clothes. Lovely to see you back, I notice you've not been on since October, have you been extra busy? Love Chris

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks Chris, I have had quiet a busy few month with my partner having 2 surgeries in less than 2 months, it's been an eventful Christmas and New year.

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by bevnorris 18 Jan 2016

You executed this pattern perfectly! Congratulations!!
I am intrigued as to how you have the lining so smooth. Is this fused to the exterior and to each piece?

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Most pattern pieces have been interfaced and the body and flap have peltex (a heavy stabilizer) in them.

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by Wendyy 17 Jan 2016

This is so beautiful. You really have mad something that will turn heads.

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

thanks :)

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by lidiad 17 Jan 2016

That's beautiful, elegant and professionally made. Love it!
Hugs, Lidia

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thankyou :)

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by queenofhearts 17 Jan 2016

Very well made, an excellent job.

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

thanks :)

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by tlp22 17 Jan 2016

Exquisite work. I have never heard of E though.

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kanny by kanny 17 Jan 2016

Etsy sorry for some reason it only posted the E

kanny by kanny 17 Jan 2016

fixed it up though edit :)

tlp22 by tlp22 17 Jan 2016

Thanks!

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by noah 17 Jan 2016

great job hugs

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :)

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by dragonflyer 17 Jan 2016

It is splendid...beautiful job!!!

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thankyou :)

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by katydid 17 Jan 2016

really nice job!

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks:)

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by baydreamer 17 Jan 2016

looks fantastic

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks:)

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by lbrow 17 Jan 2016

I think you did a wonderful, professional job/Lillian

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thankyou:)

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by sebsews 17 Jan 2016

Absolutely fabulous! You are a real pro!

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks:)

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by bevintex 17 Jan 2016

it looks very professional,great job

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks:)

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by toogie 17 Jan 2016

Oh, I love it! My machine would never have sewn through all the thickness. Great job!

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :) My machine is a PFAFF only a domestic machine not an industrial.

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by Zinobia 17 Jan 2016

Very neat. Lovely.

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kanny by kanny 18 Jan 2016

Thanks :)

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