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Quick Project with Sample Pieces!
When my JoAnn's started liquidating all of their home decor fabric samples for $2 each, I stocked up! These pieces' pre-serged edges and size are perfect for an e-reader, notebook, netbook, or tablet case.

Posted by Emily from Naples, Florida, United States • Published See Emily 's 129 projects »
  • Step 1

    Cut one of your fabric samples to the size of your netbook, leaving a half inch on all sides for seams. For the second fabric sample, you will do the same measuring and cutting except for one side, leaving approximately 4 inches. This will be the flap that covers and attaches to the front of the case. I tried to make it so that the top of the case (including the flap)were the sides with pre-serged edges that come on the samples already.

  • Step 2

    To further protect my netbook, I then hot glued two pieces of felt to the wrong sides of the fabric samples. This is optional and could also be done by sewing them on.

  • Step 3

    I then sewed the two sample pieces together on three sides (not the side with the flap), wrong sides together. I did a straight seam and then reinforced it with a zig-zag stitch because I'm super paranoid.

  • Step 4

    Turn the pouch right sides out. Sew the velcro to the underside of the flap and the front of the pouch so that it closes. Embellish at will, and voila!

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