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Topic: Cute as a button nintendo DS case  (Read 1940 times)
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chocolate teapot
« on: January 07, 2009 02:50:08 PM »

My mum got a DS for her birthday in late november and wanted a case for it.  I didn't find anything pretty in shops and i left it a bit late to order off t'internet so i made one despite not having done any sewing except turning up trousers (badly) since i was about 10.

It's grey felt lined with dark navy fleece with a bit of turquoise ribbon stuff. Oh, and lots of buttons!

The process went something like this...
1. wrap around DS to measure the size
2. sew on lots of buttons
3. sew around it inside out, with pocket piece in between the felt & fleece layers, turn right way out
4. sew up rest of it, add in bits to make DS pocket and sew on ribbon edging
5. attempt to iron the seams using hair straighteners because i don't own an iron (i'm a student, it's perfectly acceptable hehe!)

It wasn't a very precise project  Tongue

Here's the pictures
Finished outside of it

The messy insides

Finished inside of it

« Last Edit: January 07, 2009 03:12:52 PM by chocolate teapot » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2009 04:39:55 PM »

I thinks that's pretty cool. now if she drops it it will have a soft landing ;)buttens made it one of a kind. now you have to make her something to keep the itty bitty games in Roll Eyes

« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2009 07:54:19 PM »

aww i think it turned out pretty well! and its a nice thoughtful and useful gift too! good work!  Grin

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