One of the great things about this customizable device case is the chance to combine several fabrics that don't have to coordinate with a bunch of other things like room decor or a wardrobe.
Building off of my iPad sleeve project, I customized this Kindle sleeve for my Kindle 3 by adjusting the pattern piece dimensions and rounding the button tab. I also used the lining fabric for the inside of the button flap to add a nice contrast on that piece. When choosing the fabric combo from my… Continue reading Flannel and Navy Kindle Sleeve
After I finished reading Sewing to Sell by Virginia Lindsay -- an excellent book about running a handmade craft business -- there were many patterns provided in it that I wanted to sew. I started with the iPad sleeve since it was a small project and already sized for my iPad 2. After setting out all… Continue reading Herringbone and Denim iPad Sleeve
A friend recently asked me if I'd like to make a cover for his new Kindle. Um, yes! He liked the green houndstooth Fair Isle sleeve I'd made for my husband, and likes red and black. Other than that, he was pretty open. So I suggested a few directions, including a video game theme because… Continue reading Space Invaders Fair Isle Kindle Cozy
After knitting a Kindle cozy for my husband I wanted one for myself. I love the way cabled knitting looks, so for mine I used some yarn from my stash and settled on the Celtic Cable stitch pattern from Super Stitches Knitting for this cozy, adapting it for circular knitting. This is such a luxurious, cozy… Continue reading Cabled Kindle cozy