DIY: Wallet

June 18, 2009

These days it can be tough to FILL a wallet with more than coupons and‚ a‚ library card...but you can MAKE your own billfold with a little elbow grease and creativity.‚  Instructables has instructions a "quality duct tape wallet".‚  From the site: "standard duct tape wallet with 2 pockets for cards. this takes about 30 minutes to make. i like it because you can customize to exactly the size you want."‚  Lifehacker‚ has two other‚ DIY duct tape wallet‚ tutorials: here and here. You can also sew one up--something I'm planning to get around to one of these days.‚  If you have time on your hands, check out this pattern from That Darn Kat.‚  If you want something a little less complicated check out this one pocket wallet tutorial.‚ ‚ You could also take apart a fabric wallet that's falling apart to see how‚ it was put together.‚ ‚ Lovely wallet‚ fabric on the cheap can be salvaged from a vintage‚ necktie‚ or whatever else you have that you're willing to chop up. Super minimalist ?‚  Or want something that's nearly free?‚  Try a paper wallet.‚  I bet you could make it work with a paper grocery bag.