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How to make a Protective Camera Case

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In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to make a simple protective camera/device holder with just a few materials. This case will protect your device from minor accidents or drops. So if you want to learn how to make it, keep reading, and have fun! :)
 
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Step 1: Materials

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~ Fabric of your choice
~ Basic Sewing skills
~ Needle and Thread
~ Bubble Wrap
~ Scissors
~ Camera
~ Button

Step 2: Cut the fabric

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Place your device a little above the bottom of your fabric. Grab the very bottom of your fabric, pull your hand up a little above your device covering it. The height of the fabric should now be double the height of the device, but now add about 4" or more depending on how large you want your flap to be (The lighter color of the fabric at the top is the flap to open and close the case). Cut the remaining including a 1" seam allowance on the left and right of the device. Here I am using a rotary cutter, but a scissors will work also.

Step 3: Add bubble wrap

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The bubble wrap is what gives the case the hint of protection. Without including the flap, cut out a piece of bubble wrap that matches the size of the rest of the fabric cut out. Place it onto the wrong side of the fabric, bubbles faced down.

Step 4: Place bubble wrap on your fabric

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Open out the whole holder, so that you could see the whole wrong side of the fabric. Cut another piece of the bubble wrap that resembles the size of the one cut before. You should now have two pieces of bubble wrap bubbles faced down onto the wrong side of your fabric.

Step 5: Flip your fabric over

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Flip over your fabric and bubble wrap as gentle as possible. The bubble wrap should now be underneath the fabric and you should see the right side of the fabric.
Nice idea using bubble wrap!