Wallet Sewing Pattern - Kalina Mini

Wallet sewing pattern - Meet Kalina, a cute wallet sewing pattern that's an easy and quick sew - and so practical! With 3 credit card pockets, a small bill pocket and a zipper pocket for coins, it makes an excellent handmade present for both kids and adults. (And you'll love the little pocket hack!)
Wallet sewing pattern
Ok, I'll just admit it: I've made way too many wallets lately. I love useful items and wallets are something that can be so handy! And, I am always searching for easy ways to make things. Combine these two, and what you get is this cutie - the Kalina Mini Wallet pattern. 

So guys, meet the brand new Kalina pattern: a cute + practical, quick-sew with a smart bulk reducing hack -you'll love it!
Wallet sewing pattern
This cute and convenient mini wallet will win your heart the minute you start sewing it: it comes with 3 credit card slip pockets, a small pocket for folded bills and a zipper pocket for coins, and makes an excellent handmade present for both kids and adults.

Quick to sew + requires little materials + cute and practical = a perfect sew-to-sell pattern!

Wallet sewing pattern
Get pattern HERE.

Cute and compact bi-fold design that can used both by men and women, depending on the prints you choose to sew with. A great minimalist wallet to keep your necessities close to you when you're on the go.

Wallet Sewing Pattern - Kalina Mini


  • Slim and compact - perfect on-the-go wallet
  • 3 card pockets (each holding up to 2 cards)
  • another small slip pocket for folded bills
  • A zippered coin pocket
  • Plus snap closure to keep everything safe
  • Ideal to use scraps of those beautiful prints you have always loved.
  • Plus SMART CONSTRUCTION: a little zipper pocket hack to reduce bulk on the seam allowance – always a good thing!

Check out this short feature video - EASIER to see what I'm talking about:


KALINA Pattern Review By Kris @SewNotes

EDIT: another proof that my pattern testers are just the best! One of them, Kris @SewNotes has just posted a review of the Kalina pattern on Youtube. See her experience with the Kalina pattern in her Youtube video HERE Check it out, see if the pattern is something for you, and follow her, she's got more hands-on reviews and sewing tips - visit her on her Youtube channel.

wallet pattern with keyring tab

A keyholder tab was added so you can clip your keys to the wallet and always be ready for a quick errand.

It also makes a practical lunch money pouch for kids that can also store a library card and a bus pass. Clip it to your kid’s school backpack and they will never again lose their lunch money.


The pattern is available in my pattern shop here:
Wallet sewing pattern with flap
Get the pattern HERE.

In addition to the 5-page printable pattern and separate cutting instructions, you will receive 15 pages of clear, easy to follow tutorial-style instructions and clear photos.

Both Printable Pattern Pages AND separate Cutting Dimensions are provided. Meaning you don't necessarily need to print even a single page.

More about the wallet pattern:

  • pattern for confident beginners
  • for sewing on domestic machines
  • 5 pattern pages plus
  • 15 pages of instructions with clear photos for each step
  • plus diagrams and tips to help you along the way
  • Printing guide and cutting instructions.
  • All measurements are given in inch and cm.
  • Printable both on letter-size and A4 
Wallet sewing pattern

    YARDAGE And Materials Required:

    • Fabric in total: fat quarter (small pieces required, you can use scraps)
    • Light-to-medium weight interfacing+fusible fleece:
    • 4 1/2" x 8" (12x21cm) of fusible fleece, like Vilene H640 /H630 or Pellon 987F
    • 17 1/2" x 8 1/2" (45x22cm) of light-to-medium-weight interfacing like Pellon SF101 Shape Flex or Vilene G700

    Hardware required to sew the wallet:

    • A 6" (~15cm) or longer standard nylon coil zipper with 1" width of zipper tape (=zipper #3)
    • 1 set of KAM snaps
    • 1 D-ring or swivel clasp – 1/2" (13mm) inner width

    FINISHED SIZE of the wallet

    Closed: approx. 3 1/2" wide, 4 1/4" tall, 3/4" deep (9 x 11 x 2 cm)
    Open: without flap - approx. 6 3/4" wide, 4 1/4" tall, 1/4" deep (17 x 11 x 0.7 cm)

    Make sure to save it to Pinterest for some sewing inspiration:
    Wallet sewing pattern


    Do you like little tweaks and hacks on a pattern? Well, I'm quite proud of the one I used on the pocket - check out pattern instructions! It will reduce bulk on the seam allowance – always a good thing!

    Add this smart compact wallet to your pattern collection - make them for yourself, gift or sell them in your handmade shop! Use the hashtag #kalinawallet so I can see what you make!

    If you like what you see, check out the pattern here:
    buy wallet sewing pattern
    Get Pattern HERE.


    1. Wow! This is exactly what I was looking for! I will sure try it. Thanks!!! Now I just need to find the time :)

      I love your tutorials, by the way. They're clear and very easy to follow. Thanks for that, too!

      1. Martachka hi,

        thank you, I'm so happy to hear that. <3