Friday, February 3, 2012

nap time project

I received a Kobo e-reader for my birthday and have been using a not so pretty case to protect it... until today! I found this tutorial via Pinterest from The Cottage Home and I thought the fabric I had picked up would be well used to make this cute little case.

I started it last night at 10pm. Not a good move. 

I decided to put it aside until I had more time and I wasn't struggling to keep my eyes open. So when the little went down for her nap this afternoon I ripped out last night's stitches and started over.
My sewing machine was having a fight with the fleece I used for a lining and my third trimester hormones were getting the best of me as I wrenched the button tab off the machine a few times so I switched it out for some elastic as a closure.
I also added the ruffle-y strip because I had two fabrics I wanted to use. The lining is a cheap-o dollar store baby blanket that we have never used so I didn't feel too bad hacking it to bits.

My Kobo just fits in nicely and seems to be happy in his new home. 
Thanks for the tutorial Cottage Mama!


The Cottage Mama said...

WOW, it looks great!! Thanks so much for sharing. I love the fabrics :)

Have a great rest of your weekend,

Naomi said...

Thanks Lindsay!


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