Step 4: Taping the Sock

Slide your phone back into the sock, making sure it sits at whatever depth you want. Keeping the phone inside the case insures that the case is the right size and shape. Keep your new seam along the bottom of the phone to keep things less lumpy.

Cut a piece of duct tape about an inch longer than what would be needed to wrap around the case (horizontally, the short way). With the screen side of the phone up, stick the ond of your strip of duct tape just left of center, and have the edge of the tape lined up or just below the opening of your case. Then wrap it around until it overlaps a little bit. Be careful not to make any folds in the sock.

Wrap two more strips of tape around the case, each should barely overlap the one above it, and the bottom strip should be around a centimeter above end of the case with the seam.
wow man pretty nice know what im makin for my dad for christmas (&maybe 1 for me) thx lot
I have an HTC desire. This is the bare bones version: no pocket. Great instructable: very easy to follow!
I liked ur idea and am going to try it on Samsung Galaxy S2<br><br>You could've cut the 2 small holes at the bottom for the speaker!
This is Rad! <br>Thanks for posting, very cool and nice neat work too!<br>I'm gonna make one for my external Hard Drive, and maybe experiment with an extra pocket on the side for the cord... hmm...
This is so cool! I'm going to make one after a cryptex.
<p>Thanks for the idea i love my case, i made an adjustment however, i found it slightly difficult to remove my phone from the case so i put a lifter strap as shown in my pictures <br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><br /> <br /> below is after you pull the strap up to lift the phone out of the case, this is as simple as cutting a hole in the case and making a duct tape &quot;strap&quot; and threading it through the case and taping it on the other side.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
I really like this!&nbsp; I'm going to make one for my iTouch, and I'm going to make another to see if it'll work as an eyeglasses case.&nbsp; I&nbsp;think I'll leave the sock a bit long, and fold it back over the top as a cuff, to add a bit of color (I'll be using blue or purple instead of black).&nbsp; Thank you!
THANK&nbsp;YOU i needed a ipod case thank you soo much!!!!!!<br />
Is it absolutely necessary to sew up the bottom of the sock?&nbsp;I mean, you cover that end with tape soon after anyway, so what's the point of taking the time to sew it up?<br />
&nbsp;It really isnt absolutely necessary, but it does prevent the tape from sticking to your iPod. &nbsp;This could also be solved by putting another, shorter piece of tape onto the stick side, making it more like a bandage - sticky only on the ends.
Any way or neatly stroing the earbuds? The case is very simple, easy, and effective - perfect!
I've thought of storing earbuds, but I wouldn't want a giant bulge in the case. Maybe you could have a square pouch that you just put the cord, wound up into a circle into the square, and have the heads hanging out.
This is a WONDERFUL idea!!! thank you very much for writing this!!

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