Kindle Fire Case- Free Tutorial

This is a simple tutorial for sewing a case for your Kindle Fire. These make great gifts, they are simple to make, and they can be made for under $8! In fact, for the $10 I spent on one yard of material, Velcro, felt and thread- I could make 5 of these cases!

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Materials:

Fabric (I bought one yard each of coordinating fabric, but you can make about 5 of these cases with that much fabric!)

Felt

thread

measuring tape

pins

fabric pen

rotary cutter or scissors 

iron

cutting pad

straight edge

sewing machine

and it helps to have your Kindle Fire handy to be sure your case is the correct size

 

Cut two pieces of fabric (I used two coordinating fabrics just to add some flare to the case) 21″ X 6 1/2″ 

Cut one piece of felt 8″ X 612″ 

Note: In the photo you will see another piece of fabric the same size as the felt. That piece is not necessary. 

 

Be sure to follow the step above with the right sides of your fabric face each other.

After you have cut the corners, sew along the edge leaving about 3″ open on the side so you can turn the fabric right-side out.

 

After turning the fabric right-side out, press with an iron and sew around the edges. This will close the hole and make a neat looking edge.

 

Add the velcro to the case as shown in the illustration above.

Fuse the felt to the bottom of the piece of fabric. Be sure to put it on the side you want to be the inside of the case! Then fold the fabric so that the felt piece is on top and there is an overlap of fabric on top. Tip: The bottom of the felt piece will be the folding point. 

Sew the sides, NOT the top or bottom. 

Then turn the pocket right-side out.

This is what you should have!

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2 Comments

  1. May 3, 2012 at 11:07 am

    I love how you sew things for everyday use! I tend to only pull out my machine when I need to finish off hems of projects I take off the loom. I will try to be better! 🙂

  2. May 3, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    Thank you for your comment! 🙂


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