Planning Portfolio PDF Pattern DIY Notebook Cover Instructions



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DIY Easy instructions for an easy porfolio that will hold your planning supplies. Planning Portfolio is a PDF pattern you can Sew Tonight! Includes paper templates.

Make this notebook cover with 2 large pockets, a bookmark, a small zippered pocket and pencil pocket for 4 pens or pencils! Use it to plan your next project - it has a place for a book or spiral notebook, pockets for patterns, a clear zippered pocket for swatches and a pocket for pencils and pens (carry a couple of colored pencils to color-code your pattern)! I

It closes securely with a snap tab and has handy handles!

A great gift for kids or teachers - whether they love to sketch, keep sports statistics, or for class planning. The zippered pocket is perfect for fun erasers or treasures. And the large pockets have plenty of space for collecting cards. A spiral notebook fits perfectly!.

19” long x 11” tall closed,
9” wide x 11” tall open

This pattern uses rotary cutting and step-by-step assembly to make it EASY! There are also paper pattern pieces if you'd rather pin and cut.

Fabric Requirements:
Main Fabric – 1/2 yd
Contrast Fabric – 5/8 yd
Heavyweight (Décor Bond) Interfacing – 3/4 yd
Clear Vinyl – 4.5" x 6.5" - 1/8 yd
7” or longer zipper
5/8” (15mm) magnetic snap
1/4" - 1/2" wide ribbon (for bookmark) - 1/3 yd

Use a sharp, jeans, or denim needle when you sew!

You will download the pdf file after your payment is processed. You will receive an email from Etsy with download instructions!

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Fabric Requirements are given for the Rotary Cutting method. However the file also includes paper patterns if you'd rather pin and cut with scissors. You may need a little more fabric using this method - layout your pattern pieces carefully!

The pattern may not be duplicated in any manner unless for your personal use. You may use this pattern to make and sell portfolios at venues such as Etsy or craft fairs, as long as you are a small (one or two person) business. Please credit Sid’s In Stitches as the designer in your listing and promotional materials. Copyright for the design is retained by me.

You are purchasing a pdf sewing pattern for the wallet, not the wallet itself!

I have been designing needlework patterns for 30 years. Your pattern is a 31-page, thorough instruction with lots of color photos (over 100) that has been tested by beginning sewers!

Please convo me if you have any questions.

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Received the download right away.The instructions look over easy to follow. Can't wait to get started making some wallets.

pamela marquez Nov 22, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

cute pattern. Good directions. My son cant wait for this project to be finished.

Tina Sep 26, 2013

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Detailed instructions, can't wait to try out this pattern. Thanks

Reviewed by Anonymous Mar 23, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

Instant download. Great pattern. transaction fine in every way. 5 stars

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