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DIY: Leather Case for the Kindle or iPad

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So you got a fancy kindle or iPad for the hoildays but now you need something to protect it! We’ve got a super easy tutorial to make a soft, buttery leather case yourself. Only basic sewing skills required!

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Supplies:

  • Enough leather to cover front and back of your kindle or iPad + an inch
  • Scissors
  • Bright yarn and thread
  • Pen

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Lay your device on the leather. We’re going to trace around it to find the dimensions we need.

 

altYou’ll trace a piece for the top and bottom. When you trace, add an extra inch around the perimeter and add an extra curved flap at the top of one of the pieces.

 

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The two pieces will look like this when they’re cut out.

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Line up wrong sides togehter and using your bright thread and needle, make large stitches along the border.

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Slip your device in, fold and tuck in the flap, and throw it in your purse! You’re all set to go