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Adding Velcro to a Wallet/Wristlet May 18, 2009

Filed under: sewing — stephres @ 2:51 am
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Whenever anyone asks me how to do something I think it is always easier with pictures. So when Wendy asked how I put velcro on my wristlets I couldn’t resist just making one so I could have pictures to show her. Don’t know if anyone else is interested, but here it is anyway!

I love making wristlets. The girls in Jacob’s class love them and they are so easy and quick to make I don’t mind making them at all. I have also found they make excellent DS game pouches so that’s what I am making today.

You can use a pattern (I use the Sweet Pea Totes from but really you can just start with a rectangle.

Fold your rectangle in half or find the top of your wristlet if you are using two different fabrics for inside and outside (you are going to start with the inside fabric). You are going to measure down between 1/2 and 3/4 inch from the top and pin your velcro:


Unfold and sew the fuzzy side of the velcro on:

Complete the next part of the directions until you are ready to fold the bottom up. Now you can fold over the top flap and mark where the cooresponding piece of velcro will go.

Sew on the matching piece of velcro.

Finish and you’re done: ready to hold DS games!