Card Wallet from a Placemat

We are making card wallets today and the best part about it is –   We are making them from a placemat!  These are oh so easy and the perfect project for the beginner sewists, like me!

I recently went to Creativation in Phoenix and needed something to carry my business cards to the show.  I bought a boring little magnetic metal pouch to take to the show, but I was thinking this morning that there must be a cuter alternative.

Which led me to my craftroom and my Pioneer Woman placemats.  I whipped up a couple of these in less than 30 minutes.  The only supplies you need are a placemat, ruler, magnetic closure, a piece of coordinating fabric and your sewing machine.

Ready to make one?  You guessed it!  I’ve got a video tutorial for you.  Please tag me on social media if you make one!

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2 thoughts on “Card Wallet from a Placemat

  1. Jan Beko-Nathan says:

    My WalMart does not have cute placemats so have been making your bag designs using double sided quilted fabric… in order to have the clean edge inside of each pocket, would I use your fat quarter edging idea for that as well?? These will make an awesome set for Christmas or birthday gifts!! Thank you so much!!

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    • Lorrie Nunemaker says:

      You found absolutely do it that way or sew the zipper the opposite direction and then flip it over. Depends on how thick

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