Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - case Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:06:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Fabric Earbud Holder
DIY Fabric Earbud Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftlover1012 Are you sick of your earbuds tangling? If so this is a great DIY for you. This is a beginner sewing craft. So even if you don't sew much you should be able to do this craft. This will help your earbuds be tangle free and hopefully help you not to loose them. Keep reading and see how to make this DIY...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:46:21 PDT
“Forget-Me-Not" Phone Wallet
“Forget-Me-Not" Phone Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> summerhurry Hi there! This is a tutorial for medium advanced sewers (you should be able to use the basic functions of a sewing machine) to make what I like to call “The Forget-me-not Phone Wallet.” As you can see in the pictures, the wallet is predominantly a phone case at the front, but it also unfolds to make...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:20:42 PDT
Dslr strap battery case
Dslr strap battery case - More DIY How To Projects]]> hagay1974 a simple case to hold spare battry Gather the materials you will need a two inch velcro cut to mesure remember to measure twice and cut once assemble assemble finish and you are done !!
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:10:49 PST
Leather tablet case
Leather tablet case - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nadja Steinmann A unike case for tablets or e-readers with a touch of steampunk.Things you'll need:-Tablet or e-reader to put into it and for the meassurements-piece of soft leather (the piece I have is normally used for furniture, one side is grain the other is sued)-good sewing machine-button-some gear wheels or ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:55:04 PDT
multi-zip pencil case
multi-zip pencil case - More DIY How To Projects]]> Faitmain-Faitcoeur No, I am not mistaken in the title, this is a pencil case! No need to search for the opening, you can open it anywhere.Supplies : 9 non-separable zippers(done with18 cm long zippers but you can choose your size) Put the zippers side by side, overlapping slightly (if you look closely the edge, th...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:06:05 PDT
Pint Size Ice Cream Case
Pint Size Ice Cream Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> byannie Who doesn't love ice cream? This tutorial will show you how to make a cute little cover for your pint sized dessert. The cover helps you identify whose ice cream is whose in the freezer, keeps the frost off and keeps your hands warm while you eat it.If you need a paper copy or the templates for the...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:03:35 PDT
Felted Purse/phone Case
Felted Purse/phone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> jenise2000 Its really easy :) What You Need •an old knitted jumper (or anything thats knitted)•scissors•needle and thread•a slice of sponge•felting needle•felting wool Sew It Cut a rectangle out of the old jumper. Then fold up the bottom like in the picture and sew it in place, the turn it the other way ...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 13:06:09 PDT
Triple Pencil Case
Triple Pencil Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> jenise2000 Try to understand my bad explaining :/ What You Need •fabrics(At least one design of denim or canvas for the outside and whatever fabric you want for the lining)•net pencil case(You can probably make this easily but i already had one)•zip•fabric pens, buttons or anything you want to decorate it (...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 12:15:26 PDT
Asthma Inhaler Case
Asthma Inhaler Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> lizziecharlton I love having pretty things made from fabric I love, and my inhaler case is no exception. I really wanted something with stiff sides to protect the inhaler as much as possible, and this case was the result of my testing. With the method outlined here, you too can make multiple inhaler pouches to...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 13:16:05 PST
Denim Camera Case
Denim Camera Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> pipe42 I made this padded denim camera case to match a laptop sleeve I have made. Design criteria: I wanted a very simple, almost minimalist case - no extra pockets for batteries or SD cards; just a padded case with a simple closure that would be easy to open and close. This is a reasonably basic sewing ...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:40:13 PST
Denim Laptop Sleeve
Denim Laptop Sleeve - More DIY How To Projects]]> pipe42 I made this simple quilted laptop sleeve to cushion my laptop when it is in my backpack. Making your own sleeve is a great way to make sure it fits your device perfectly and suits your personal style. This is a reasonably basic sewing project but I am assuming you know how to work a sewing machine...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:48:40 PST
Floppy Disk Ipad Sleeve/Stand
Floppy Disk Ipad Sleeve/Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN I few years back I posted a project making use of old floppy disks, however I still have a pile of disks left over.  I remember seeing imanalchemist's Floppy Disk Bag and figured that would be a great way to use up some of those disks.  I didn't really need a messenger bag, I wanted something smalle...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 15:46:26 PDT
Laptop Case from 1960s Boy Scout Backpack matthew5384 Inspired by: I took my dad's old 1960s Boy Scout backpack, removed the pockets and frame, cut the bag apart, lined it with a soft blanket (that I took off an airline flight), and sewed it back together.  Sewing a po...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 16:30:03 PST
Assassin's Creed smartphone case.
Assassin's Creed smartphone case. - More DIY How To Projects]]> filpcl **If there are spelling errors, I'm sorry! I'm not totally fluent in English so I'm using a translation tool as an aid for making this Instructable.** I made this instructables for teaching how to make a case for your smartphone like the clothing of assassin's creed The material I made this from...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 10:29:49 PST
How to make a simple case for your cutting shears mlachance91 Hello all! This is how you make a simple fake leather case for your precious sewing shears: 1. With a straightedge, make an outline of your shears. It can be a simple triangle or like mine, which is has contouring. 2. Add a 1/2 inch seam allowance to the edges. You don't need to do on the opening ...
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 23:04:58 PDT
Messy Bobbins! Oh Noes! fluffydragon So, some of us have plastic bobbins instead of metal. Some of us buy bobbin cases without fully considering they might only work for metal bobbins. The plastic bobbins 'fit' in okay, but they still can roll around, causing thread to get loose. Additionally, they can fall out of the case extremely ...
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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 08:33:22 PDT
E-Reader Case
E-Reader Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> lucylollipop You will need: 2 x A4 sized pieces of fabric 2 x A4 sized pieces of wadding 2 metres of bias binding 2 pieces of plastic canvas, the same size as your e-reader 30cm elastic 1 button Step One: Cut one of the pieces of wadding in half. This will be for the inside pieces - pin it to the inside cover...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 10:20:02 PDT
Camera pouch in less than an hour
Camera pouch in less than an hour - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elliot Lord This is how you can make a protective pouch for your camera where the strap on the camera will also be what keeps it inside the pouch. Sounds intriguing? Then stay with me and you shall become enlightened... You will need: A small piece of fabric Cotton, needle, scissors Card for a stencil The st...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 12:14:03 PDT
Glasses pouch in under an hour
Glasses pouch in under an hour - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elliot Lord I'm looking to make some items quickly and cheaply to maybe sell for myself and to inspire other people to do likewise (that's what my avatar is about - visit for more information). This is how I made a glasses pouch by hand quickly and easily. What you'll need: A piece of fabric A...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 11:48:26 PDT
M&M T Shirt Pillow Case
M&M T Shirt Pillow Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine My mother was a maker of all sorts.  She did not go to hobby stores to purchase items to make her crafts, she made them from old tin cans, paper, glass, dried weeds, and anything she could find.  Her interest in crafts has inspired me over the years to make things as well.  I do not hold a candle ...
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 01:03:09 PDT
Sunglasses Case from a T-Shirt Sleeve SelkeyMoonbeam If you're doing t-shirt hacks, a t-shirt sleeve is easy to come by- try this 15 minute easy sewing project to recycle a t-shirt sleeve into a sunglasses case to protect your lenses from scratches! I'm experimenting with this new layout style: photo-only instructions for simple project...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:35:49 PDT
iPad Indestructible Leather Case
iPad Indestructible Leather Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> engineerable This is my first attempt at making a leather case for the iPad. It’s also the first time I’ve worked with leather, so it’s kind of rough and unfinished, but that’s how I like it. Thanks to John Sanders from for helping me pick out the leather and excellent design advice. I started th...
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Tue, 15 May 2012 21:54:24 PDT
Soft Case for Glasses Todd Gehris Introduction:      This is a simple sewn case I came up with to keep glasses in.  There are no specific dimensions. The case was made by using my glasses to measure. Items needed: Soft material     - for the inside of the case     - I am re-purposing a pair of sweat pants that are too badly ripped...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 22:51:51 PDT
Tea Bag Travel Holder in 10 minutes for 60 cents!
Tea Bag Travel Holder in 10 minutes for 60 cents! - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabbyDeAnne Hi y'all! In this 'ible I want to show you how I made my "Tea Bag Travel Holder" for next to nothing! This is what I made for Christmas gifts this year and something I made for myself as well. I'm trying to be healthier and figured Green Tea might be a good way to start. lol. Besides the gagging res...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 14:48:08 PST
Jeans to Pencilcase
Jeans to Pencilcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> piggleliggle I recently cut off the legs of one pair of my jeans and turned them into shorts. For a while, I wasn't sure of what to do with the legs that I was left with. Then on day, I found myself with a lot of time and nothing to do with it. So I made a pencilcase. And it's really very simple. Basic sewing sk...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 16:00:46 PST
Make Double-sided Pillow Case With Button Decoration And Envelope Closure 12 x 18 "
Make Double-sided Pillow Case With Button Decoration And Envelope Closure 12 x 18 " - More DIY How To Projects]]> Delinda Boutique This is my latest pillow design called LAYLA and I'm happy to share it with you. Although it looks complicated it is fast and unbelievably easy to make. Here are instructions on how to make your very own lumbar pillow cover 12 x 18 inch and  save the expense of buying new pillow. Before you start...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 04:33:28 PST
How to make a Camera/ Phone case out of old jeans
How to make a Camera/ Phone case out of old jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> abitdifferent I needed a camera case so I made this. hope you like it To see more work click HERE You will also like: Check em out Gather Materials Here's what you need: An old pair of Jeans Some other material for the back (can use denim if you want) A fabric pen A good pair of ...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 14:54:37 PST
Housewife pillowslip with French seams
Housewife pillowslip with French seams - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yorkshire Lass This Instructable explains how to make a plain pillowslip/pillowcase with a "housewife" flap and all the raw edges hidden. Materials Sheeting fabric – you will need a piece 75" x 22" (190cm x 56cm) for a standard 30" x 20" (76cm x 51cm) pillow Matching thread You will also need a sewing machine, p...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 14:37:29 PST
Two Pocket Pencilcase
Two Pocket Pencilcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> piggleliggle Tired of the same boring pencilcase, but too cheap to buy a funky, new pencilcase at expensive stationery stores? You could always make your own with some scrap fabric! Well, that's what I did anyway. :D This pencilcase is double ended because I was inspired by the Typo pencilcases. Also, it's a lit...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2011 17:55:49 PDT
Hand Sewn Laptop Case
Hand Sewn Laptop Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> piggleliggle Yay! A hand sewn laptop case! For those who live in Australia, it's for my free government laptop which I received this year. =D  The problem with the laptop case that was already provided was that there are 149 or so other people in the school with the exact same one. T.T  And thus, this laptop cas...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 04:48:32 PDT
Hello kitty tissue cover
Hello kitty tissue cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> chelsea7500 I am absolutly in love with hello kitty (some say i'm insane)! I actually made this project for a friend who really appreciated it. Here's the instructable on how to make your very own! Material: Felt (white, pink, black, yellow) sewing machine or thread and needle fabric glue, craft glue This ha...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2011 19:01:00 PDT
Laptop Sleeve NanaNextDoor Here's a cute laptop sleeve I made that I also use as a pillow for naps in class :]  Hope you guys enjoy it!
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Wed, 8 Jun 2011 00:40:02 PDT
Laptop cover chelsea7500 My mother made me this laptop cover for my new laptop and i wanted to post her work because she means a lot to me and she deserves to be encouraged and gratified. I love her so much and she is the most talented person i know! For this project, three fabrics were used. The one with gnomes, the g...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 14:33:15 PDT
Quilting an iPad Case
Quilting an iPad Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> mcironlung In this review I will go over the steps to construct a beautiful iPad case.  This takes very little material and can be completed in a day if you stick to it. We used a disappearing 9 patch technique with 1/4" seams. Also start by taking a piece of cardboard and a marker to trace an iPad to use as...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 12:37:09 PDT
Quilted Sunglasses Case krmarburger A natural, yet modern style of tie dye creates an arrangement of blues, purples, and greens that cover the outside of this case. Sandwiched behind this fabric and another different fabric with a naturalistic style consisting of bright green leaves and vines, is a light, thin, but fluffy battling.  K...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2011 04:26:52 PST
iPod Covers Natalina Back in 2004 I was looking around for cool iPod covers, and found the selections grim at best.  The choices seemed to be clear silicone, or black silicone.  Boring!  In my naivete I thought I had a millionaire opportunity here to fill a niche, and got to work.  Of course it only took a few months to...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2011 23:07:17 PST
Scuba Nook Case
Scuba Nook Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> frenzy Need a quick case for that nook or iPad you got for x-mas? Look no further than an old scuba suit! Scuba material will give a bit of shock protection and protect the screen from scratches. This case took less than 10 minutes to put together and depending on your skills, it will take you about as lo...
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Thu, 30 Dec 2010 16:28:13 PST
Quilted, rollable iPad case
Quilted, rollable iPad case - More DIY How To Projects]]> becarella When the iPad first came out, the cover options were pretty weak.  The official Apple case was nice because it was thin and bent so you could prop up the screen.  I usually make zipper cases for devices, but for the iPad it seemed preferable to have a case that could stay on while you're using it. ...
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 06:47:34 PDT
How to Make a [Totoro] Pencil Case for Under $3!
How to Make a [Totoro] Pencil Case for Under $3! - More DIY How To Projects]]> krysteanuh This is my entry for the Instructables Back-To-School Contest! Please vote for me~! ^_^ Thanks so much for all your support! I managed to place as a runner-up! :D With the new school year approaching this month, and noticing that I often dig around in my bag for a pencil, I realized I needed a new ...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 23:29:52 PDT
How to make a cheap & eco-friendly guitar case.
How to make a cheap & eco-friendly guitar case. - More DIY How To Projects]]> densad To those that remember my old instructables: i bid hello. Sorry it's been a while, but i had some personal things (2 moves, a fun but long stay at the hospital, getting into the university of my choice, etc), so i had to take a small hiatus from what i love: making weird things & showing people how ...
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Mon, 30 Aug 2010 16:33:33 PDT
Handbag Nail file case
Handbag Nail file case - More DIY How To Projects]]> alittlestranger Follow these simple steps to make a cute case for those mini handbag-sized nail files. All you need is some felt and a couple of buttons - if you dont have little buttons you could ways sew on small circles of felt. a new tutorial every Monday on New: Video tutorials on m...
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Mon, 8 Mar 2010 05:12:02 PST
Eye Glasses Case Tutorial
Eye Glasses Case Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> cottageinds Here is a fun sewing project that anyone can do. Make yourself an glasses case to protect your specs! You’ll need: 9″ by 9" piece of fabric. (I used embroidered linen.) 8.5" by 8.5" piece of fabric for the lining 9" by 9" piece of thin cotton batting Needle, thread, pins. Pin and Quilt the o...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2010 09:52:59 PST
Make a Domo-Kun Pillow alittlestranger A cute and easy to make pillow featuring the adorable Domo. This is my first video tutorial so constructive feedback is welcomed :) Free pattern on my website, where you'll find a new Instructable every Monday! you will need: Ruler 12" Zip white, red and black thread Sciss...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 09:16:33 PST
Fluffy Monster Case
Fluffy Monster Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> alittlestranger Win this monster case!! Only $1! This cute case fits a Blackberry, digital camera, mobile phone, iPod or iPhone and is the prize in a charity lottery to raise money for Haiti ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2010 05:58:45 PST
Make a Gig Bag for a Guitar Bass Ukulele Banjo
Make a Gig Bag for a Guitar Bass Ukulele Banjo - More DIY How To Projects]]> tewharau This Christmas I decided to make gig bags for my wife's and daughter's new instruments. My wife plays her shiny Christmas-present-opened-early baritone ukulele in the Diamond Harbour Ukulele Orchestra.  She'd been practicing on a restrung guitar for a few weeks to learn the chords. Our daughter's c...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2009 15:11:03 PST
Monster Business Card Holder
Monster Business Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> alittlestranger Follow the steps to make this neat monster business card holder!! You will need a basic understanding of sewing. You don't need a sewing machine but it will make it a lot quicker and neater. Have a read through all the steps before you begin so you know what to expect next. A new Instructable every ...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2009 08:22:47 PST
Stylish Pencil Case
Stylish Pencil Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> conversegirl It took me ALL day to make this. Love And Peace! Please vote for me at the converse contest! Supplies You are going to need: 2 or 3 felts of any color Glue gun Pencil case Scissor Felt stickers, gems, etc. Optional: Colored tape Thread and needle Cutting felt for the upper part of the ...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2009 07:39:46 PDT
Craft Storage Case
Craft Storage Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> aemcc This practical and convenient case can hold Mom's craft supplies, no matter what her hobby. The see-through zip lock plastic pockets will allow her to organize and keep her tools and materials handy. Materials and Tools Needed Materials:thin fabric markersStabilized(paper backed) Fabric for dra...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2009 12:01:28 PDT
How to sew an envelope pillow cover
How to sew an envelope pillow cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink We recently got a new couch and decided to cover some pillows to make it a little more comfortable. I bought two pillow forms from IKEA and decided to make some envelope pillow covers. Envelope pillow covers are my favorite - they fit well, look great, and sew up very quickly. :DThis is super easy a...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2008 15:47:14 PST
How to Make a T-shirt Pillowcase
How to Make a T-shirt Pillowcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> The magical duct tape kid This is an Instructable on how to Make a pillowcase out of a favorite T-shirt. Supplies Here are the materials you will be needing... 1. A cotton T-shirt (I used a old camp T-shirt that does not fit) 2. Scissors 3. A handful of sowing pins 4. Thread 5. A sowing machine 6. A Pillow in need of a...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2008 16:50:11 PDT