Guest blogger: Cam fromÂ CurlyPops
Well, hello there dear Whipup.net readers, my name is Cam and I have a little crafty blog named CurlyPops.Â I’m super chuffed to be guest blogging here today.
My sister recently bought me an e-Reader, and so I desperately need to make a padded pouch so that I can throw it in my handbag without worrying about it getting scratched or damaged.Â I thought that whipping up a little crafty project for myself presented the perfect opportunity for sharing a tutorial so that you can also make your own.
I’m currently testing out some samples from my new fabric range, and so I’m using my granny square fabric as a feature in this project.Â Enjoy!
Download the 4 page PDF tutorial here.
Guest blog: Helen at Curlybirds
Thank you, Kathreen, for inviting me to write a guest post. It is always a thrill to be on Whipup.net and amongst such a talented group of people.
As the beginning of school is upon us, I am sharing a tutorial to make an iPod cover. In fact, this cover can easily be made for any mobile device including an iPod, iPad or Kindleâ€¦ The one we are going to make today is for my husband â€“ who is a professor and is about to start teaching after a summer of research. The ‘e’ is not only the first letter of his name, but also a mathematical symbol widely used in engineering (yes he is an engineering professor!)
- Felt in 2 different colors (2.5 x 9inch and 2.5 x2 inch) or big enough to snugly fit your mobile device
- Embroidery silk
Step 1: Cut the felt to size to snugly fit your mobile device â€“ 2.5 x 9inch for an iPod.
Step 2: To make the initial â€“ Print out the desired letter from your computer. Roughly cut out the letter, pin it to the contrasting felt and carefully cut it out. I used Times New Roman, italics, bold, 240 pt.
Step 3: Place the letter in the desired location on the felt cover â€“ I placed the ‘e’ in the top right-hand corner. Pin the letter to the felt cover and sew (whip stitch) using 2 threads of embroidery silk.
Step 4: Fold the felt cover in half to form a pouch. Pin and sew using whip stitch.
Here are a few more examples of covers I have made â€“ the possibilities are endless!