Tutorial: Passport organizer

Tutorial: Passport organizer
{ passport organizer} here is the passport organizer tutorial. i took over 80 pictures for this tutorial and hope you can see the detail parts and if the writing isn’t clear to you please let me know, but hope the pictures will be help the description. you could use your scraps for this project which i did! s went through my scarp basket and picked out what she like for her organizer and i just trim down the size that i need. this is a extreme long post and here so here we go~ {material/supplies} 25 pieces of 2.5″x2.5″ fabric – outer piece 1 piece of 10.25″x10.25″ fabric- inner piece 2 pieces of 8.5″x10.25″ fabric- large pockets 1 piece of 4.5″x12″ fabric- folded card pocket 1 piece of 2.5″x4″- pen holder cut 2.5″ wide fabric and piece together for the binding buttom elastic thread sewing machin {fusible craft interfacing} cut 2 pieces of 10.25″x10.25″ – outer piece/inner piece 2 pieces of 10.25″x8.5″ – large pocket 1 piece of 12″x 4.25″- folded card pocket
Tutorial: Passport organizer
25 piece of 2.5″x2.5″ layout the pieces and make your own arrangement
Tutorial: Passport organizer
sew the pieces together please remember use 1/4″ seam allowance for this project
Tutorial: Passport organizer
press the back seams well, so you don’t leave any unpressed area
Tutorial: Passport organizer
iron your top piece to a fusible batting recommend: heavy weight fusible batting you can purchase it in joann’s or local craft store
Tutorial: Passport organizer
press well with the iron watch for the corners the corners tend to get miss out recommend: no steam
Tutorial: Passport organizer
after press the top piece and batting together machine quilting is highly recommend i used 1/4″ straight stitches for my quilting but please be creative you can use any stitches you like after finishing quilting put this piece aside
Tutorial: Passport organizer
2 pieces of 10.25″ for the inner large pockets
Tutorial: Passport organizer
2 pieces of 10.25″ fusible interfacing. you need to look at the shinning side where you will iron your fabric on i got my in joann’s and it is called craft fusible. however, any fusible interfacing is durable. there’s no need to buy this type if you only have light weight fusible at home recommend: craft fusible
Tutorial: Passport organizer
press the two pieces on the interfacing i like my interfacing slight larger than the fabric i like to trim it down after press there i can get the exact size i need
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now, fold your two inner pocket pieces in half and press with iron
Tutorial: Passport organizer
top stitch both pieces. it will make the piece look so professional i like two top stitches for mine. it just nice look and clean
Tutorial: Passport organizer
remember 10 minutes ago you just pieced the outer piece with 25 pieces of 2.5″x2.5″? this is the inner piece that’s measure 10.25″x10.25″. again, you need a piece of 10.25″x10.25″ craft fusible interfacing for it and remember iron and press nice
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so far you should have 4 pieces done and ready to set aside
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this is a 2.5″x4″piece for your pen holder
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Tutorial: Passport organizer
first you fold the shorter side of the edge in then fold the piece in half press with iron
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sew around the edges. please don’t feel like making it perfect it is a little trick sewing on small pieces note: NO interfacing need for this piece
Tutorial: Passport organizer
measure from the top where you want your pen to be i had mine 2″ away from the top
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sew a small box on each side then a cross to secure the piece on the inner piece 10.25″x10.25″
Tutorial: Passport organizer
member card holding piece: 12″x4.5″
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take one long side of the edge and fold 1/4″
Tutorial: Passport organizer
iron a piece of 4.25″x12″ fusible interfacing onto the piece look close on the picture you only start the line that you have folded so later when you are doing the multiple folding you will not create a bold folding seam
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on the side of the interfacing draw a measurement of 2″ and 1.5″ here you’ll create three 2″ section and three section of 1.5″ leave the last part that is left blank
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follow the lines that you drew from the last picture and fold it as it go press with iron here you have create multiple folding
Tutorial: Passport organizer
this would be the pre-pocket look
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this side is the side where you previously folded 1/4″ as you can see the edge folds are pretty nice
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remember the blank piece that you left? now trim it down it about 1/4″ and fold in
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Tutorial: Passport organizer
now, you would need one side of the large pocket you create draw a line and that’s the line where you’ll attach your little pocket how to measure the line? lay your folded pocket down from the bottom of the large pocket piece then you’ll see the 1/4″ piece location that would be the place you need to draw
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you would sew the folded piece on the large piece
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now stitch the folded pocket piece with the large pocket piece together
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now bring all your pieces back and lay them down together you should have the picture look
Tutorial: Passport organizer
i am not sure if the passport is stander size for all countries so measure your passport now drew a light line on the large pocket piece (where you’ll store you passport) then stitch the pocket piece on the inner piece
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sandwich all 4 pieces together. i used 1/8″ seam for secure the pieces. make sure the edges are clean and you are happy about it
Tutorial: Passport organizer
create you binding cute the fabric 2.5″wide the length would depend on the final size of your piece
Tutorial: Passport organizer
i used hair elastic for this organizer
Tutorial: Passport organizer
attach the elastic onto the piece, piece it as shown on the picture
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sew your binding on the sandwich piece
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Tutorial: Passport organizer
i prefer hand sewing my binding
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don’t forget attach a nice size button
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the completed passport organizer inner look
Tutorial: Passport organizer
hope the pictures and description is clear to you

 

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