How to Make a Leather Passport Holder

Never lose your passport again: Make this easy leather and fabric holder so your passport is stylish and easy to find.

Leather Passport Holder

Photo by: Chelsea Costa

Chelsea Costa

By: Chelsea Costa

Materials Needed:

  • leather
  • fabric
  • scissors
  • sewing machine and tools
  • small binder clips

Measure and Cut

Cut a piece of leather and a piece of fun, patterned fabric, each measuring 11x5-1/2 inches.

Fabric and Leather Pieces

Photo by: Chelsea Costa

Chelsea Costa

Clip in Place

Layer the leather and fabric pieces on top of one another, right sides facing out. Place clips in the center to hold the pieces together. Fold the outer edges in approximately 1 1/2 inches and clip those as well. Tip: Use clips instead of pins to avoid punching holes in the leather. You may want to experiment with the right tools for the textiles that you use.

Clip Fabric and Leather Pieces

Photo by: Chelsea Costa

Chelsea Costa

Sew Pieces Together

Sew a straight stitch along all four sides, approximately 1/4-inch from the edge.

Leather Passport Holder

Photo by: Chelsea Costa

Chelsea Costa

Insert Your Passport

Fit your passport snugly into the new cover. Bon voyage!

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