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Personalized passport covers made from tear-resistant washable paper accompany us and our loved ones around the world! They can easily be sewn together and personalized as well, just read below to see how…

Images: © Jan Schmiedel

+ Washable paper
+ Cotton
+ Vliesofix
+ Thread
+ Clips
+ Hand sewing needle
+ Chalk
+ Scissors
+ Tape
+ Ruler
+ Hammer
+ Cutting mat
+ Embossed letters

DIY Passport Case STEPS 1 2

Step 1: Wash washable paper according to instructions. Then iron Vliesofix to the wrong side of the fabric cotton, then draw on a rectangle (12″ × 5″).

Step 2: Then cut out your rectangle and peel off the paper from the Vliesofix.

DIY Passport Case STEPS 3 4

Step 3: Iron the cotton with Vliesofix piece to the wrong side of the washable paper and cut along the edge of the rectangle.

Step 4: Sew the two short sides with a narrow edged stitch and sew the ends well.

DIY Passport Case STEPS 5 6

Step 5: Fold in 2 3/8" on each of the shorter edges to the center, wrong sides together and fasten with clips. Stitch all around with a narrow allowance.

Step 6: On the right side, place a small piece of masking tape.

DIY Passport Case STEP 7

Step 5: Hammer your personalized lettering along the taped line. Finally, remove the tape.


DIY Passport Case FINISHED

If you are planning a group trip with friends and family, why not make everyone personalized ones to keep their most important document protected.

Happy DIYing!

1 Comment

  • 2004_toni_large

    Aug 11, 2019, 09.47 PMby ndimi

    It took me ages to work this out; I honestly thought you were using silver paper or something. Is the cotton fabric the silver/gold/rose gold for your final finish?

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