I've actually been making good progress on my art quilts in the last two weeks. I have three done that I haven't shared yet, but I'm waiting to get some good pictures before I show final finishes on them. My parents are coming this weekend and I'm hoping to get my dad to help me with the photography. He's also bringing me a new-to-me camera. He got a new one and is passing his old one along to me. I'm looking forward to some photography lessons!
Anyway, I do have a finish to share today. I got the Wallet Trio pattern from Sew Sweetness and made up wallet 3 over the weekend. I was excited to try this type of zipper closure and I loved the accordion sides and central zip divider. The binding and zipper on mine are actually dark purple, not black. It came out so cute, and I just love that dahlia fabric.
The pattern was great, really easy to follow with super clear instructions. Putting the binding on was time consuming but just required a bit of patience. I only made one change; in the original pattern, the card slots are sewn down on both sides (creating 9 card slots on each side). I decided I wanted one of the back pockets to be the full width (for cash or larger notes) so I did that. You can see what I mean in the third picture. It took me a few minutes to figure out how to stitch it to accomplish that, but it worked out fine.
It turned out a bit bigger than I prefer my wallets (I should have guessed that based on the pattern pieces), so I'll probably save it for a giveaway later in the year.
Linking up with Sew Cute Tuesday!