7 Interesting DIY Projects for your Gadgets!
Hi! Today’s Tutorials are about things you can do for your gadgets. Why pay tons of money for something when you can make it yourself? Right? Detailed instructions will show you how to build these cool projects! Check these 7 Interesting DIY Projects!
1. Two-Toned Felt Gadget Cases!
2 18″ square pieces of wool felt in contrasting or coordinating colors
cotton thread to match the exterior felt
felt buttons (you can buy these or easily make a few yourself… or just use some fun buttons from your stash!)
2. Earbud Holders
An expired plastic credit card or membership card.
Utility or X-acto Knife (heavy duty)
Electric drill with drill bit
Level smooth surface
3. Cross-Stitch iPhone Cases
Leese Design’s iPhone 4 Cross Stitch Case
Caroline Vincent’s Sampler Workbook: Motifs and Patterns, page 17. All threads used in this version are Sajou Retors du Nord 4-ply embroidery floss
Leaves: 2039, 2405, 2529
Bird’s eye and legs: 2234
4. IPhone Stand
Thick cardboard (I used the back of an old note pad)
Fabric (at least 27cm by 30cm)
Large Needle/ Darning Needle and thick thread (Or wool)
A Sewing Machine (optional)
5. Custom Laptop Bag
all your sewing stuff
3 coordinating fabric ( not necessary, but fun)
d-ring – or plain old ring
½ yard for the inner lining (I used an already quilted with batting, it was on sale!)
½ yard for the outer sides, and strap
¼ yard for the outer bottom and scrap
½ yard fusible fleece (iron on, you will need more if you need to add some to your lining)
One 16 x 26 inch piece for the inner lining (cut 17 x 26 for a MacBook Pro)
One 9 x 16 inch piece for outer bottom (cut 9 x 17 for MacBook)
Two 9½ x 16 inch pieces for outer sides (cut 9½ x 17 for MacBook)
One 40 x 2¾ piece for the strap.
Two 2½ x 5 inch pieces for rings
6. DSLR CAMERA LENS CASE
Protractor, guide or something to make a perfect circle
Calculator (for a little math)
Fat Quarter of fabric for exterior
Fat Quarter of minky or other soft fabric for interior
Piece of plastic or Cardboard (optional)
24″ of cording (I used a shoelace I had lying around for about a year – YES!)
If you have a serger, you will want to use it, but it is not necessary.
7. Camera Strap
One piece fabric 20.5″ x 4″
One piece craft fuse (aka iron-on craft interfacing) 20.5″ x 1.5″
One piece heavy stabilizer (aka heavy weight sew-in interfacing) 20.5″ x 1.5″
One piece thickish, stiffish material 20.5″ x 1.5″. I used natural canvas/ duckcloth. I included this because I really, really need my straps to not feel like flimsy ribbon. But that’s just me – you can leave this out if you like.
Some vinyl. I used upholstery-grade vinyl that was black on both sides.
Two 3/8″ dog collars.
Looks interesting and Fun? Let us know your thoughts! 🙂