DIY Gadget Cases

1 Washi Tape Phone Case


Washi Tape Phone Case: Photo by Angie Cao This washi tape phone case project is from my new book Fun With Washi. Today you can find the directions for this project over on the Zakka Life)

2 Easy Sew Phone Case


Easy Sew Phone Case (via Craft Foxes)

3 Favorite Pic Phone Case


Favorite Pic Phone Case (via OH NO Rachio!)

4 Holiday Glitz Phone Case


Holiday Glitz Phone Case: Your home for all things Design. Home Tours, DIY Project, City Guides, Shopping Guides, Before & Afters and much more (via Design Sponge)

5 Origami Gift Bow Phone Case


Origami Gift Bow Phone Case: Can I let you in on a little secret? I’m a very frugal person. And because of my frugality, I was inspired to make this embellished phone case. At first I started looking into custom printed cases but quickly decided I didn’t want to spend thirty dollars. (via Zakka Life)

6 Easy Tablet Case


Easy Tablet Case (via Oh So Lovely Vintage)

7 Signature Cable Knit Tablet Case


Signature Cable Knit Tablet Case: This iPad case can be knitted in two ways: 1) seamless and 2) with one seam at the bottom. The pattern will indicate how to knit either one of these methods. The seamless pattern may take some practice for the cast-on process. (via Karen Chiu)

8 Neon ♥ Phone Case


Neon ♥ Phone Case (via OH NO Rachio!)

9 Leather Envelope Phone Case


Leather Envelope Phone Case: Your home for all things Design. Home Tours, DIY Project, City Guides, Shopping Guides, Before & Afters and much more (via Design Sponge)

10 Printable Phone Case Templates


Printable Phone Case Templates (via See That There)

11 Cross Stitch Phone Case


Cross Stitch Phone Case: I freely admit to being one of those people who stands on the street corner with my iPhone, checking emails, looking for the closest Chinese restaurant, and calling my mom… all at the same time. But as a crafter and general lover of all things homey and handmade, Ive longed to somehow make this sleek plastic piece of technology fit into my aesthetic worldview a little better. So, when the Leese Design Cross Stitch iPhone Case arrived at Purl Soho I could feel my crafty fingers just itching to give it a try. I couldn’t decide if I wanted a modern, punchy and fun design, like the iPhone’s , or if I’d prefer an ironic twist, juxtaposing four year-old technology with centuries-old craft. So, I made two! The Bird in a Tree version of the iPhone case, features a pattern from Caroline Vincents Sampler Workbook: Motifs & Patterns, an expansive collection of cross-stitch themes from the 17th through 19th centuries. The historical Autumn Tree Pattern is a classic design with a fresh and modern edge. I worked this pattern in Sajou’s Retors du Nord, a lovely collection of 4-ply embroidery floss. Sajou uses vintage reproduction thread cards to wind their floss, so it felt totally natural to use their beautiful Retors du Nord for this traditional pattern. For the striped design, I turned to the classic 6-ply DMC embroidery floss. With hundreds of colors in the DMC spectrum, including fluorescents, narrowing them down to twelve was both a pleasure and a challenge. I loved experimenting with different size stripes, mixing and matching the order of the colors to create both subtle shifts and sharp contrasts. Freeform cross-stitch is rare, so it was fun to design a project where I could really indulgemy creative whims! (via Purl Soho)

12 Owl Phone Cozy


Owl Phone Cozy: I love how quick and easy iPod cozies are to make! I also love how most people don’t notice the owl. (via Kayleen Grage)

13 Dollar Store Tablet Case


Dollar Store Tablet Case: This DIY iPad case started as a $1 find from the dollar store! I then decoupaged a leftover fabric scrap to the outside, turning it into a custom case. (via Mod Podge Rocks)

14 Totoro Laptop Bag


Totoro Laptop Bag (via The Singing Sunflower)

15 Book Laptop Case


Book Laptop Case: Make an original laptop covering using a discarded hardcover book and a long zipper found at any Dollar Store, you might even have all the materials at home already! I created a book-styled cover for my small netbook and turned my boring computer into a netbookbook! After seeing ChrysN’s Wood Kindle Case I wondered if I could make a fun cover for my small netbook. I’ve already made a laptop tripod which allows me to use my computer when I’m moving around in one area, but I wanted something to cover my netbook when I’m not in the Lab or when I’m out having a coffee. I found this vintage hardcover book with a bear attacking frontiersman, perfect for my netbookbook. This tidy cover can cleverly conceal your netbook to look like any other book in your library, here’s a short video showing the cover in action: I know you … (via mikeasaurus)

16 Geometric Laptop Sleeve


Geometric Laptop Sleeve (via Fabric Paper Glue)

17 Back to School Laptop Bag


Back to School Laptop Bag (via Sew Mama Sew)

18 Easy Phone Case


Easy Phone Case (via Craft Me Not)

19 Easy Phone Pouch


Easy Phone Pouch (via a pretty cool life)

20 Clip on or Slip on Belt Pouch


Clip on or Slip on Belt Pouch (via Sew 4 Home)

21 Felt Cases


Felt Cases: We are so excited to announce that both of Joelle Hoverson’s Last Minute Knitted Gifts books have become available in ebook form! Additionally the folks behind Joelle’s books, Open Road Media and STC Craft Melanie Falick Books, have released a whole library of great crafting books in the e-book format including: Knita long by Larissa Brown and Martin John Brown Knitting for Peace by Betty Christiansen A Knitter’s Home Companion by Michelle Edwards Weekend Knitting by Melanie Falick Knit speak by Andrea Berman Price One More Skein by Leigh Radford Check out Open Road Media’s (via Purl Soho)

22 Leather Laptop Case


Leather Laptop Case (via Sincerely, Kinsey)

23 Quick Leather Laptop Case


Quick Leather Laptop Case (via Oh Happy Day)

24 Upcycled Denim Phone Case


Upcycled Denim Phone Case: This got featured on Gizmodo !! Click here to see it Over the summer holidays i’ve been doing a lot of stuff, and like a real man, i wore jeans. However the things i do are so awesome the jeans couldn’t take it any more and big holes appeared at the knees.Usually this would be fine and i would just keep wearing them, but for some bizarre reason all the silly kids think its cool to wear pre-ripped jeans, so not wanting to look like lesser men i went out and bought some new man-jeans. So i decided to put my old jeans to a good use and make an iPod case, i wanted to keep the coolest part about jeans which is the leather label on the waistband. Now like most guys i don’t know a whole lot about needles and sewing so i decided the easiest way to make … (via =SMART=)

25 Tablet Sleeve Case


Tablet Sleeve Case: As I sit here writing this post Ive got a laptop next to me so that I can watch my favorite show on it while I type my post on my desktop and my husband can borrow my iPad, but someone might (via Crazy Little Projects)

26 Etch-a-Sketch Tablet Cover


Etch-a-Sketch Tablet Cover (via Being Inspired)

27 Easy Phone Sleeve


Easy Phone Sleeve: **UPDATE 10/31/12 Welcome to all the new visitors finding their way here from some of the holiday tutorial roundups! When you are making this, please keep in mind that if you or your intended gift (via Dog Under My Desk)

28 Phone Wallet


Phone Wallet (via My 3 Monsters)

29 Sew Phone Case


Sew Phone Case (via Not JUST a Housewife)

30 Custom Laptop Bag


Custom Laptop Bag: Free DIY Padded Laptop Bag Tutorial. Click for full pattern, images, and instructions. (via Craft Habit)

31 Little Monster Phone Case


Little Monster Phone Case: Mobile Casey and Stripy Jack are mobile phone cases or jackets. I initially made Casey (right) as a birthday present for Mike. I worked on him on the subway and on my lunch break at work so Mike wo (via Genuine Mudpie)

32 Rainbow Polka Dot Phone Case


Rainbow Polka Dot Phone Case (via Beauty and the Beard)

33 Felt Phone Sleeve


Felt Phone Sleeve (via Omiyage Blogs)

34 Needlepoint Phone Case


Needlepoint Phone Case: September is always teeming with gifts to give: another cousin headed off to college, a friend to thank for watering my cactus while I’ve been away, a birthday to celebrate in a family strangely full of autumn birthdays. I always want to give each and every one of these people a thoughtful handmade token, but with so many gifts to make, time is certainly of the essence! So with efficiency in mind, I used Leese Design’s iPhone Cases to stitch up this classic pair of Needlepoint iPhone Cases. They make the perfect last minute gift that college-bound cousins and little brothers will love just as much as that cactus-care taking friend! (via Purl Soho)

35 Cross-Stitch Phone Case


Cross-Stitch Phone Case: Do you love this post? Please share with your friends and followers. Thanks so much!!!Today’s post isn’t all lovey… keep reading! (via Dream a Little Bigger)

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