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I got a brand new Android touch screen phone the other day. Three days ago I started a walking routine. Two days ago I dropped my new phone and broke the screen. Today I made a carrier for my phone. This is my two days too late instructable. 

Materials needed:
Material for sewing. I used denim.
Old pair of skivvies. (elastic only)
Sewing machine.
Velcro strips. (Male and Female)
Button.
Scissors.

Step 1: Cutting and sewing the pouch

I measured my phone at 3X5. I used a pouch of 4X6. I wanted the extra room so I could get some extra items in it if I wanted. ID, money, insurance card, and list of emergency contacts. 
I cut a strip of denim 8 inches tall and about a foot wide. From that I cut the parts for the pouch. Two 4X6 pieces and the strip at the bottom for the button flap.
Single stitch the bottom pieces together and go over that with a narrow zig-zag stitch.
ONLY STITCH THE BOTTOM!!!
Cut off the extra flap from the main piece of fabric and fold it in half. Sew it along all 4 edges with a straight stitch.

Step 3: Adding the straps

The straps were cut from another piece of denim. I added a zig-zag stitch to all 4 edges to prevent fraying. 
Next step was to marry them to the pouch which I have still not sewn together yet. Now is the time. Place a strap on one side of the pouch in between the two halves. Sew it in while sealing the entire side of the pouch.
Repeat this process on the other side.
 
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BAMotumbo2 years ago
This is simply the best cell phone carrier I have ever used during a work out.