Planning your summer holidays? Don’t forget your passport! Stitch up a Liberty print passport cover with this simple pattern and you’ll be responsible for the airport’s prettiest check-in.
• Outer fabric, 22x15cm (8¾x6”)
• Felt lining, 22x15cm (8¾x6”)
• 2 x pocket fabric pieces, 8x15cm (3⅛x6”)
• 2 x felt lining for pockets, 8x15cm (3⅛x6”)
• 4 x suede right triangles, 8x8x11cm (3⅛x3⅛x4⅜”)
You Will Need
- Sewing machine
Place the triangles 3½cm (1⅜”) in from the corners of the outer fabric, right sides facing. The hypotenuse of the triangle should face the corner of the outer fabric. Pin and sew. Press and sew a top stitch. Trim the ends.
Place outer fabric and felt lining together, right sides facing. Sew, leaving a gap to turn. Turn, then tuck the opening seams inside. Press and hand stitch the opening closed.
Place the pocket pieces and felt lining together, right sides facing. Sew, leaving a gap to turn. Turn, then tuck the opening seams inside. Press and hand stitch the opening closed. Sew a top stitch along one length of each pocket.
Lay the pockets at each short edge of the outer fabric, wrong sides facing. The top-stitched edge of the pocket should face inwards. Whip stitch the top, side and bottom edges in place.
Your Liberty passport cover pattern is now ready for your passport. It’ll be the prettiest passport at the airport we promise.
About Leanne Garrity
Leanne is a DIY blogger, writer, reviewer and designer-maker for her own label, Chi Chi Dee Handmade.