Instructions

  1. Refer to Craft Figure 1 to start crafting your homemade coupon organizer.

CUTTING:

  1. From red fabric, cut one 8-in. x 16-in. piece for outside of holder and pocket one; one 8-in. x 7-in. piece for pocket two, and one 8-in. x 8-in. piece for pocket three.
  2. From interfacing or buckrum, cut one 7-7/8-in. x 8-in. piece for outside of holder and pocket one; one 3-1/2-in. x 7-7/8-in. piece for pocket two, and one 4-in. x 7-7/8-in. piece for pocket three.

ASSEMBLY:

  1. Fold 8-in. x 16-in. piece of red fabric for outside of holder in half crosswise right side out to make an 8-in. square. Slip 7-7/8-in. x 8-in. piece of interfacing or buckrum between folded layers.
  2. Place fabric and interfacing on a flat surface with the fold at the top. Referring to Fig. 1 at right for placement, attach thinner side of magnetic closure to inside folded edge (top) of coupon holder. Refold fabric with right side out and raw edges matching.
  3. With matching thread and a narrow satin stitch, stitch around raw edges only. Do not stitch along folded edge.
  4. With a slightly wider stitch, satin-stitch along narrow edge again (top of pocket one) only.

POCKETS:

  1. Fold 8-in. x 7-in. red fabric piece in half crosswise with right side out to make a 3-1/2-in. x 8-in. piece. Slip 3-1/2-in. x 7-7/8-in. piece of interfacing or buckrum for pocket two inside folded red piece with long raw edges matching.
  2. Fold 8-in. x 8-in. red fabric piece in half with right side out to make a 4-in. x 8-in. piece. Slip 4-in. x 7-7/8-in. piece of interfacing of buckrum for pocket three inside folded red piece with long raw edges matching.
  3. Stitch over first stitching with a slightly wider satin stitch.
  4. Referring to Fig. 1 below, fold satin-stitched edge of outside of holder up as shown to form pocket one. Attach thicker side of magnet closure to outside of first pocket.
  5. Slip 3-1/2-in. x 8-in. piece for pocket two under pocket one with fold at the top and sides matching. In the same way slip the 4-in. x 8-in. piece for pocket three under pocket two.
  6. Holding all layers securely with edges matching, satin-stitch opposite sides with a slightly wider stitch. Fasten off all loose threads.

FINISHING:

  1. Attach button to front flap of coupon holder.
  2. Fold top down to close and finish off your homemade coupon organizer.