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Keep your passport safe with a cute and personalized passport wallet!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a passport cover. Personalized Passport Wallet - Step 1
    Step 1

    Trace the outline of your passport on the a piece of paper, leaving a couple of millimetres space around the edges, and cut out for your template.

  • How to make a passport cover. Personalized Passport Wallet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use your template to cut out one felt piece for the front of the passport wallet and two 6cm wide edges.

  • How to make a passport cover. Personalized Passport Wallet - Step 3
    Step 3

    Plan out your passport design on paper and then trace around the templates on to felt, cutting out the pieces in different colours. For this design, I cut out the shapes of the countries I want to travel between, a little plane and a ticket.

  • How to make a passport cover. Personalized Passport Wallet - Step 4
    Step 4

    Use the sewing machines to embroider your name, or the passengers name on the ticket.

  • How to make a passport cover. Personalized Passport Wallet - Step 5
    Step 5

    When you're happy with the design, stitch each of the felt pieces in place. You can then stitch freehand on top of each to add a little more design.

  • How to make a passport cover. Personalized Passport Wallet - Step 6
    Step 6

    Embroider the country names on top of their felt outlines. It's a good idea to practise this on a piece of scrap fabric first to get the placement just right.

  • How to make a passport cover. Personalized Passport Wallet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now freehand the route of the plane between the two countries and feel free to do a couple of loop-de-loops along the way.

  • How to make a passport cover. Personalized Passport Wallet - Step 8
    Step 8

    When you're happy with the design, pin the two side flaps on the back and stitch around the outline.

  • How to make a passport cover. Personalized Passport Wallet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Cut off excess felt from the edges to give it a neat finish and slip your passport inside.

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