A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 300,875
Currently Running With Scissors:
539 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 6
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Tutorial: super simple felt cell phone cozy! NOW with tutorial  (Read 73410 times)
Tags for this thread: template , tutorial , featured_project  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Lara
« on: December 27, 2004 12:03:14 AM »

many of my totes don't have a pocket for a cell phone, so i came up with this idea for a cozy, you can hang the handle of the cozy on the handles of the tote which makes it easier to find the phone when it rings! i made this in just half an hour, and i will be posting a tutorial...



the fabric in the tutorial isn't felt, it's denim because i didn't have any felt left, i have also made these from foam and leatherette

1. This is the template for the 2 pieces:


2. cut your fabric according to the template, i used zigzag shears so the fabric won't fray and this way i didn't have to hem the edges.


3. embelish the front according to your taste Smiley you can use beads, felt, sublime stitching, applique... here a few examples:




4. place  the front and back pieces on top of eachother wrong sides facing:


5. attach from 3 sides leaving the top open, i used hand stitching but it would've been neater and faster with a machine


6. attach a snap on the top of the handle from the right side of the fabric, and the other part of the snap to the top right corner of the body of the cozy, i used a snap in the green cosy, and velcro on this one, the button is only decoraive, of course you can use a button or a ribbon as well


7. this is the finished cozy attached to a tote i made
« Last Edit: January 01, 2007 11:24:32 AM by jMi » THIS ROCKS   Logged
pdxcrafty
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2004 01:39:00 AM »

That is so cute! PLEASE post how you made it Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
dalaimama
Offline Offline

Posts: 84
Joined: 13-Aug-2004

In the spring the grass grows all by itself.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2004 09:37:40 AM »

Oh, it's adorable!  I love the colors and details.  Can't wait for the tutorial Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Come Visit My Online Shop! Bella Dia Designs
ShiningStar
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2004 10:17:48 AM »

Very nice!  I like the design you came up with.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are  --John Wooden
superheroine
have you ever seen the sun go down on such a perfect thrill?
Offline Offline

Posts: 20
Joined: 13-Dec-2004

Band geeks, unite!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2004 10:50:18 AM »

That is adorable!  What kind of button did you use?  It looks like one of those "clippy" ones (e.g. doesn't use a button hole); how did you set it in the fabric?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

you've got lies, but over time i'll share your sins.
littleone1098
Offline Offline

Posts: 2362
Joined: 11-Jun-2004

Let them eat cake she said


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2004 11:15:42 AM »

That is adorable!  What kind of button did you use?  It looks like one of those "clippy" ones (e.g. doesn't use a button hole); how did you set it in the fabric?
Are you thinking of a snap? They have a little tool that you can buy with snaps at like, Michaels, or Joanns, or someplace like that. I got mine at Michaels. The tool is about 3 bucks and a little thing of snaps is about 3 bucks, then you just have to place the snap on the fabric and into the tool and hammer it down. That's how mine works anyways Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Every morning when I wake up I experince an exquisite joythe joy of being Salvador Daland I ask myself in rapture, What wonderful things this Salvador Dal is going to accomplish today?" -The one and only
wifeofbath
Offline Offline

Posts: 891
Joined: 02-Dec-2004

Tiber Swim Team


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2004 12:10:02 PM »

I rarely carry a cell phone or a purse, but this is so adorable I'm already thinking about making one.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"An old cloak makes a new jerkin..." (Wm Shakespeare, recycling and DIY enthusiast)
Fury-inc
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2004 11:13:10 PM »

That's such a great, yet simple design!  I like the fact that you can always just transfer it to your current bag, since I also tend to not have bags with cellphone pockets in them....really really cute.

Thanks for the tute!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Between two evils, pick the one you haven't tried before
shiva
Offline Offline

Posts: 64
Joined: 27-Jul-2004

My baby just cares for me


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2004 11:26:55 PM »

Must do must do must do!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

The rarest thing is to live. Most people exist, that is all.
littleone
« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2004 10:01:41 AM »

thanks a million, im making this one today
ciao
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 6 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Michael Capuzzo Talks About The Murder Room
Cassandra Clare Talks About Clockwork Angel Part 2
Meet Author Jeannette Walls
Indu Sundaresan Talks About Shadow Princess
David McCullough Reveals His Favorite Movies
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight On: Stamping
Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge - Jose Romussi
Tute Tuesday: Imprinting on Concrete

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.