Ready,Set,Go! ~ Happy Travels Wallet

on June 28 | in Products, Sewing Tutorials + Patterns | by | with 49 Comments

We love to hear from Teresa VanHatten-Granath of the Green Bag Lady! Teresa gives away tons of reusable shopping bags (21,000+ and counting), and sews many of the bags herself. She always participates in a big way in our Giveaway Days, and she stops by the blog for a tutorial (Easy Knit Book Covers) sometimes too.

Today Teresa has a Happy Travels Wallet PDF Tutorial for you to download, print and enjoy!

The wallet is great for kids or adults, and it looks great in a variety of fabrics.

Today Teresa is also hosting a giveaway at Green Bag Lady for a completed Travel Wallet, two vintage fabric Travel Wallet DIY kits and nine vintage fabric Green Bag Lady bags (12 winners total).

Hop on over and enter to win, and be sure to download your Happy Travels Wallet PDF Tutorial!

Comment on any post this week to win a new book!

Win a copy of Material Obsession 2: More Modern Quilts with Traditional Roots or Sewing Modkid Style. Learn more about the books in our June Book Giveaways post.

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49 Responses to Ready,Set,Go! ~ Happy Travels Wallet

  1. Maslinda says:

    Lovely handbags and wallets..so cute.. My niece ia going to adore them!!

  2. I love this little wallet. Be great for just running out on erands instead of hauling my big bag….Thanks for sharing…Judith, Texas

  3. Bev Weis says:

    I can’t wait to begin making these nifty fabric wallets . . . love ‘em!
    Hooray . . . we got some rain last night here! Hope other areas did, too.

  4. Jan says:

    Everyone needs one of these, I need one!

  5. Eve says:

    Love this wallet. Perfect for my daughter!

  6. Deborah Jennings says:

    I love this! I am going to make one, but instead of the strap that goes on your neck, I want to make one to go around your waist. Do you think that would work?

    Thank you so much!

  7. Gunilla says:

    Thanks for sharing this! Love the wallet!

  8. Anya says:

    Love the travel wallet! My summer sewing list is getting longer and longer!

  9. Kim T. says:

    These are cute…I think my daughters would love them!

  10. Lynn says:

    So cute, thank you!

  11. Karen A says:

    Cute wallet. And great books that are being featured.

  12. Joanna says:

    Thanks for the turorial. Love the idea.

  13. carole says:

    Those wallets are so cute and useful too.

  14. wendy says:

    Oh, that looks handy!

  15. carolee c. says:

    Those travel wallets are great! Very handy for kids!

  16. Christie S. says:

    Such a cute travel wallet. My little niece would love one.

  17. Fenna says:

    that’s a really neat wallet!

  18. Sharlene says:

    Awesome bags! Have to make a couple-thanks!

  19. Sandyd says:

    I almost never carry a purse, so this travel wallet is perfect. I see one in my near future.

  20. Crystal says:

    I have one of Teresa’s bags :) She’s very inspiring. Thanks for sharing good stuff from awesome people!

  21. diya says:

    very cute , i like your wallets:).i too have made such similar wallets, they come very handy..

  22. Jocelyn says:

    Now this is TOO cute! I love it! Thanks.

  23. Tas says:

    Great little pattern.Have a big overseas trip coming up so could put a couple of these to good use.

  24. Lynn says:

    Nifty wallets!

  25. Colleen says:

    Thanks Teresa!! love the tutorial!

  26. Michelle says:

    Thank you, both my girls will love this.

  27. christina taylor says:

    so cute, will be great for girls night gifts.

  28. Erin says:

    Love this little travel wallet. Perfect for my purse loving girls.

  29. Jane says:

    Those are great wallets, just perfect for young kiddies to safeguard thier allowance and library card.

  30. Irenoski88 says:

    I’m making one of these travel wallets for my summer holidays abroad, it’s a great idea! Thank you

  31. Catherine Eddleman says:

    These are so adorable and quite useful. I can’t wait to try it!

  32. Kati says:

    Love the wallets. Very cute!

  33. Dana says:

    That Material Obsession book looks amazing!Thanks for the wallet tutorial, I’ll be making one!

  34. MarciaW says:

    This is a cute wallet. Thanks for the tutorial.

  35. Martha says:

    Such a great, USEFUL, tutorial. Thanks!

  36. Kay says:

    A great wallet. I’m going over now to have a look at the tutorial.

  37. This is great! I always hate fumbling with all my important documents when traveling!

  38. Ruth says:

    I’ve been looking for a simple wallet, and I think this is it. Thanks for bringing it to us.

  39. SewLindaAnn says:

    That is such a cute idea.

  40. Miet says:

    Lovely – and just in time for our travels, too!

  41. deede says:

    What, are you kidding me? Not only would this be great for its intended purpose, but it would be great for my stuff when I go to concerts! I HATE to drag a purse to a concert; you want to dance, you want to jump up and down with the crowd, and there is no way to do so comfortably while watching/worrying about what’s up with the purse. I usually stuff my pockets so full of junk that I look even weirder that I already am, lol! This will completely solve that problem for me.
    Thanks!

  42. Holly, you could make one in just about any size!

    Thanks Sew Mama Sew for posting! Teresa

  43. Rachel B says:

    I love anything that helps to be hands-free.

  44. Ramona says:

    I love the green bag lady. I use my bag all the time. Looking forward to making the wallet!

  45. Karen Miller says:

    Great idea. Like the larger ones

  46. Gigi says:

    Pretty wallet! Thanks for the tute!

  47. Holly says:

    Wow! Great – I love the wallet. I see a slightly smaller non-travel sized one in my future. Thanks for the idea!

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