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This stylish leather case not only offers space for the most important cards – even money is safely stowed away by the integrated zipper. Also works great as a mini wallet traveling! Read on to see how to sew together…

Images: © Jan Schmiedel


+ Leather scraps
+ Cotton fabric
+ Thread
+ Vliesofix
+ Zipper
+ Pins
+ Hand sewing needle
+ Clips
+ Pencil
+ Template (download here for FREE)

Coin Purse STEPS 1 2

Step 1: Print and cut the templates pieces from paper and draw onto the piece of Vliesofix. Draw the large section 2 times, the three small parts 1 time each.

Step 2: Iron all parts to the wrong side of the leather and trim to the template lines.

Coin Purse STEPS 3 4

Step 3: Remove paper from the Vliesofix and iron all parts to the cotton fabric. Then cut back cotton to the template size.

Step 4: Stitch the three small cut pieces at the upper straight edge.

Coin Purse STEPS 5 6

Step 5: Sew on the zipper on the front with a narrow stitch.

Step 6: Sew on the back of the zipper and if necessary shorten the zipper to the required length (cut and stitch across the ends).

Coin Purse STEP 7

Step 7: Finally, clip all small parts on the front together and stitch the box all around with a narrow allowance.


Coin Purse FINISHED 2

Fill with all your coins and cards are you are good to go!

Coin Purse FINISHED 1

Small purse? No problem! Opt for one of these tiny wallets to place in your fancy little purses and clutches when going out so you can bring just what you need.

Happy DIYing!


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