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Gift Sewing Madness – Finished

Happy Tuesday!

Most people have some sort of electronic tablet so I decided to make a few tech covers for friends and family this year.

I found lots of ideas on Pinterest and YouTube to get me started…. Each tech cover has a pocket either on the front or the back. A couple of them fasten with elastic and button and two with a tab, button and Velcro.

This tech cover is for an old Samsung Galaxy note used by a 4 year old

tech cover samsung galaxy note

tech cover Samsung galaxy note

My step daughter and her mother in law both have the IPad Air:

tech cover ipad air

tech cover IPad air

I used scraps from my stash to make them coffee koozies 🙂

tech cover ipad air cozy

tech cover IPad Air

My girlfriend has the Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet:

tech cover kindle floral

Fire HD 8 Tablet


tech cover kindle floral back

Fire HD 8 Floral Back

My daughter also has the Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet, she keeps hers in a case so I made the cover larger.

tech cover kindle nikki

Fire HD 8 Tablet Cover


Last but not least I made one for me 🙂  I have the IPad Pro. I did QAYG strip piecing for the front.

tech cover ipad pro in

Tech Cover IPad Pro


The tech covers were the last gift items that needed to be mailed to arrive by Christmas.

Making the tech sleeves isn’t difficult — if you’ve made a tote bag these are very similar. It is very important that you measure the device accurately. I used Pellon’s Thermolam Plus  fusible fleece and woven fusible interfacing in each cover.  I am so pleased with the results.

Please feel free to ask me any questions if you decide to make one yourself!

Linking to Linky Tuesday at Freemotion by the River.

Happy Stitching!

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7 thoughts on “Gift Sewing Madness – Finished

  1. Wow — you have been busy! What nice gifts; I’m sure they will enjoy them!

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  2. Wow, these are great gifts! And so modern and pretty! I think the coffee koozie is an added bonus…sipping coffee…reading…putting your reader back in the sleek, modern case…Glam written all over this scene! Nice job!

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  3. Hi Karla! WOWEE! That’s quite a selection. I am so glad to read that you made one for yourself! And the coffee cozies are fabulous too – so much better than the cardboard ones. And environmentally friendly and easy to wash if they get spilled on. What wonderful and thoughtful gifts. I think my favorite is the feather and dotted one – oh so pretty. Happy Happy Wednesday to you. ~smile~ Roseanne


  4. On my gosh, your covers are perfect, so cheerful! And all those custom made sizes, what lucky friends and family! 😊

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