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teekay
« on: May 14, 2009 06:56:05 PM »

Quite some time ago I was inspired by rosered's needlepoint nintendo ds case (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=127932.0) and since then have been wanting to make one. The only problem was that I don't have a ds. But recently my girlfriend got one and I made her a case for her birthday, using a pattern linked to in the original post, and adding her name on the back.



Then, my sister's boyfriend was very intrigued and asked me to make him an i-phone case with the Mario 1-up mushroom on it. So I did.



It's lined with felt and has an elastic closure with a snap.



And for myself I made a case for my Creative Zen mp3 player. Just as I was finishing it I realized I hadn't left a hole on the side for the power button and I ended up having to take it all apart and re-do most of it.







Making these became my procrastination method of choice when I should have been studying for my exams. Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2009 07:39:13 PM »

I love them!  The 1-up Ipod case is my favorite!
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« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2009 07:47:48 PM »

These are really cool, nice work!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2009 07:53:43 PM »

They look nice and sturdy. Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2009 09:23:05 PM »

So awesome!  Great job  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2009 09:57:29 PM »

ok.  these officially "rock"!

I need me one of those DS cases.  I don't have grey yarn, but I'll be near a craft store on Wednesday...hmmm...
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« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2009 08:44:56 AM »

Nice work!
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« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2009 11:20:45 AM »

I love these!!  I currently have some plastic canvas lying around...perhaps I'll have to try something like this.
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« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2009 03:51:12 PM »

Awesome!
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« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2009 09:43:49 AM »

Thanks for the comments!

I've really enjoyed making these. I love the mix of old-world craft with new technology. I've had a couple people ask me to make them i-phone cases after seeing this one. So I may be spending my summer doing some more!
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