Minimalist Wallet PDF Pattern

Note: This is a digital (PDF) sewing pattern.

A fun and functional wallet that lets you bring the essentials wherever you go. Sew the regular size or mini! Choose a leather accent OR a fabric one for the snap closure for plenty of sophisticated detail. A zippered pocket and card slots keep coins and cards organized, while a long pocket behind the zippered pocket is great for cash (mini and regular) and a phone (regular size)!

Special Features:

  • two sizes to sew! Regular size wallet has three cardslots (holds cards vertically), mini has a front cardslot
  • zippered pocket for coins
  • long pocket behind zippered pocket
  • a quick sew that's great for using up scraps
  • makes a great gift!

Skill Level/Dimensions/Materials:

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

+ Approx. Finished Dimensions: 7 ½ ” W x 4½ ” H {4 ½” W x 3 ½” H mini} 

Materials needed:

Requirements based on 44”-wide fabric. Mini size noted in { }.

  • ¼ yard (or fat quarter) Exterior Fabric 
  • ¼  yard (or fat quarter) Accent Fabric 
  • ¼ yard Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 - 20” wide) 
  • 4 ½” tall x 7 ½” wide {3 1/4" tall x 4 1/2" wide} rectangle Medium-weight Fusible Interfacing (Pellon 809) 
  • 7” {4”} all-purpose zipper*
  • (2) size 24 metal snaps {(1) size 16 or 20 metal snap}
  • (optional) leather for Snap Tab approx. 2” x 8” {2” x 5”} rectangle

*PLEASE NOTE: this pattern is written and drafted for fixed-length zippers (not zipper by the yard)

Recommended Fabrics: Quilting cotton for exterior and accent fabric.

Additional supplies + tools: Polyester thread, water-soluble pen, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, pinking shears, turning tool, size 14 or 16 denim needle, snap setting tool, ¼”-wide fusible web tape

Pattern/Download Information:

Please download (and save) the pattern file to your computer! You will have 9 download attempts, keep in mind each time you open to view the file counts as an attempt.

  • PDF pattern includes:
      • measurements for all non-rectangular pieces (metric and imperial), full-size printable pattern pieces for all non-rectangular pieces
      • optional print-at-home templates for all pieces (including rectangles!)
      • detailed step-by-step instructions and professional illustrations
    • The file is an instant download. Please be sure to check the email address you entered at checkout, the instant download link will be sent to that email address. After purchase is complete you will also be redirected to a page with the download link.

    Sell finished items! You (the purchaser of this pattern) can sell finished sewn items made using this pattern (on a home-based scale), credit to Anna Graham is appreciated!

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