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« on: October 09, 2013 10:03:17 AM »

Hi!

I like cute, so the Ipad mini was made for me  Wink But I hate typing on the screen so I also got a keyboard that fits the Ipad mini.
Now, I needed a case, no a CUTE case!

Browsing the internet I came across a felt case with the look of the start screen of the Ipad, FUN! I have no idea who started this, because I came across several cases on Etsy. So I can't give credit ...

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Cute, right?!
It started with black, thick polyester felt. Not so pretty, but thick and firm so very usable!
I sewed two pieces together at 3 sides.
On a piece of nice, pretty, grey wool felt I glued Ipad icons, also made of felt. I secured them with a tiny stitch in the corner.

A close up of that:

(The ruler is in cm)

That grey piece of felt was glued on top of the black polyester felt. I finished it with grey embroidery floss stitches. It was so thick, I had to use pliers to get the needle through!



It looks nice if you ask me!

It needed a closure of course. That wasn't easy.. No zipper; too thick. No velcron; don't like the look of that and it ruins my felt. No flap; makes it all so thick and how to close that??!!
Okay, I decided to keep it simple and just sewed a piece of ribbon on the black felt (the edges weren't glued on that perfect, so I could easily sew under the grey felt).
A nice button on the back and what do you know, it works!!  Grin



So that's it! Hope you like it as much as I do!  Cheesy

Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2013 01:46:49 PM »

Your embroidery is wonderful...and it looks quite sturdy!

Wonderful to have a need and to be able to find a solution through crafting!  It is so cute, too!
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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2013 12:12:54 AM »

I don't know about the other covers but yours is quite lovely with it's tiny buttons. It is very neatly done.
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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2013 03:07:05 AM »

I LOVE this!! So nice and clever, very creative!
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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2013 06:34:32 PM »

OMG, wendie, this is tooooo adorable!  This rocks!
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« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2013 09:50:46 PM »

Wendie that is SUPER cute!!! I LOVE it!!! Grin
You are just so crafty!
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« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2013 10:35:29 PM »

Thanks a lot for your nice comments ladies!  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2013 07:06:00 AM »

This came out great! I love the little icons, they are so cute!
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« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2013 10:15:12 AM »

Thanks Leslie! I use it every day, showing it of any occasion  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2013 04:49:58 PM »

This is so so so cute!! What a wonderful little case. I can't believe the detailed work you put into the embroidery. I've seen similar versions but yours is by far the most adorable Smiley.
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« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2013 07:46:41 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: October 31, 2013 12:52:36 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley

WOOHOO!! How great! Thanks!  Grin

This is so so so cute!! What a wonderful little case. I can't believe the detailed work you put into the embroidery. I've seen similar versions but yours is by far the most adorable Smiley.
Thanks a lot Lime!
I'm very happy with how it turned out!  Smiley And I think it is quite clear that I just like cute and adorable, haha!
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« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2013 09:00:00 AM »

It is really so cute and well made.
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« Reply #13 on: November 02, 2013 06:12:00 PM »

Congrats on being a featured project, Wendie!! That's so great!
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« Reply #14 on: November 03, 2013 01:08:41 AM »

Yes it is!! Thanks Leslie!  Cheesy
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« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2013 11:48:02 AM »

Very original and cute. Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: November 03, 2013 12:26:06 PM »

Thanks a lot, Taramor and Craftica! Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2013 06:42:05 PM »

This is so very cute! Those wee icons are the bee's knees!  Wink
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« Reply #18 on: November 06, 2013 09:07:02 AM »

This is so very cute! Those wee icons are the bee's knees!  Wink

Haha, I thought they were the cat's whiskers  Grin  Wink !

Thanks, I Sew Cute!!


(Okay, I'll be honoust.. I had to google that, haha)
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« Reply #19 on: April 28, 2014 12:05:24 PM »

Love it! I'm going to have to try to make one of those for my Kindle!
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« Reply #20 on: April 29, 2014 03:56:33 AM »

Love it! I'm going to have to try to make one of those for my Kindle!

Thanks! Felt is easy to work with, you should make yourself one! 
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