PDF Tutorial --- Watermelon Wishes Portfolio Pad Organizer 8.5" x 11" Notebook


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Watermelon Wishes is pleased to present a detailed 12 page tutorial for our ever popular Portfolio!

Designed for the visual learner, we have included lots of photographs and illustrations.

This tutorial is a PDF and will be downloaded to your computer. After purchase, you will receive an email from Etsy, with a link to the file.

Portfolio description:

Stylish and multi-functional, this handy organizer is a must have for any person on the go!

Designed to hold a full size 8.5" x 11" note pad, this portfolio is chockfull of defining details:

Left side:

--Full size slip pocket with hook and loop tape closure will hold an iPad or a collection of smaller items
--2 wide slip pockets for post card size notes
--1 narrow pocket for a pen
--1 tall slip pocket for business cards

Right side:

Two layered slip pockets to hold notepads of various sizes up to 8.5" x 11".
Silver tone snap/flap closure

Suggested Tools:

Rotary Cutter
Small Hammer
Sewing Machine
Snips or Scissors


3” hook and loop sew-in tape
1.5 yards 44” fabric
half yard batting or interfacing
1 heavy duty snap

All designs and illustrations are copyright protected by Watermelon Wishes. You may not share, distribute, store in a retrieval system or sell any of these files or images within or as part of a digital or printed collection, download, CD or in commissioned or commercial designs. Digital manipulation of any portion of the file without written permission from Watermelon Wishes is unlawful and strictly prohibited. All rights reserved. Watermelon Wishes © 2017.

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Note to my fellow Etsy sellers: You are welcome to sell your finished product but I ask that you do not co-brand your creations with my company (Watermelon Wishes) or use any of my item descriptions or photos in your listing or marketing materials.

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--Saw this pattern and just had to have it. I have several cameras so now I can make each one its own bag in trendy fabrics. I have reviewed the pattern as well as the tutorial. Since sewing is one of my loves, It was simple to follow and directions were quite clear. Thanks.
--Tutorial was easy to follow, bag is so, so cute! If you have a digital slr camera, and are in need of a DIY pattern, this is perfect!


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