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Taking inspiration from the Griffin Elan Portfolio and the Moleskin notebook, here's my attempt at an iPad case...

Step 1: Materials 1

Fun foam for iPad backing and canvas substitution for book binding hard card.

Step 2: Materials 2 & 3

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Hair bands to hold iPad. These hair bands have a rubber backing that helps secure the iPad.

Not pictured: xacto, spray mount, thread, needle, paper, book cloth.

Step 3: Foam backing

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3 pieces of fun foam cut to size to hold iPad (2 for upper frame, 1 for backing). Template was inspired from the original iPad packaging.

Step 4: Folder pocket

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Cut and glued paper together to make a folder insert for case innards. 

Step 5: Binding inside

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Cut and bound book cloth over stripped canvases. 

Step 6: Binding outside

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Step 7: Time to sew the hair bands onto the fun foam backing

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Step 8: Hair bands sewn over and underneath corners

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Step 9: Back of fun foam with hair bands sewn

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Step 10: Backing final step

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Cut another piece of fun foam to cover back with exposed edges of hair bands for a firm gluing to book binding.

Step 11: Elastic band

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Hammered slits with screwdriver to back of binding to secure elastic band.

Step 12: Sewed elastic band together

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Step 13: Glued backing and pocket onto binding

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Step 14: All done!

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Step 15: Side view

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