Friday, 12 April 2013

Case for Tablet

When I got a Samsung tablet a few months ago I still had a job and I took it into work to show some colleagues who were thinking of buying one.  One of them said I need a case.  I said yes, I thought I would sew one.  He said 'oh no! get a decent looking one!'
Well I ignored him.
That is a cup of earl grey next to it.  No sugar and I guess you would call it milky.  Well it is milky in Australia but in the UK (I am a Brit) that is not milky, just normal.  Love tea!  Cannot get enough of it.
So I made my tablet case from leftover scraps of children at play by Sarah Jane which I made my sons quilt from.  I had these tiny strips so I just sewed them together and had it lying around for several months waiting.
Here is it before I did the binding.  I am definitely improving my binding skills.  I quilted it with straight lines and used batting and a nice lining fabric.  
As you can see the tablet case is a bit wonky.  I like it like this but I think it should really have been more wonky as it is only halfheartedly wonky and could be mistaken for just being put together badly.  Heaven forbid.
I used this really bright and vibrant fabric for the lining.  I love it.
So that is my finish for this week.
I hope you have a great weekend!

7 comments:

  1. What a great idea! I like the vintage fabric you chose. Our Simply Create Link party is going on right now. I would love to have you link up, as I'm sure my followers would like to see what you created too. Hope to see you soon!

    Melissa
    redflycreations.com

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  2. I'd love for you to link up a few fun posts at my weekend link party@The Weekend re-Treat! if you haven’t already yet this weekend on The Best Blog Recipes!

    Hope to see you there!

    Shauna
    http://thebestblogrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  3. I love this idea. Your fabric choices are great! I am loving the coral bicycle one! http://pinkgerberdaisies-kady.blogspot.com/

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  4. So cute! Yeah, glad you didn't listen to that guy at work. He clearly had no idea what he was talking about! :P

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  5. very cute!!
    If tou want you can share it also in my italian link party ;)
    http://www.paroladilaura.it/2013/04/share-your-link-17/

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  6. Dropped by from Keeping It Simple and Craft-O-Maniac. That's a cute project and I was so taken with your talk of Earl Grey tea, as a fellow English girl living abroad I'm ready to go and make my own now! :)

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