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Disguse your iPod shuffle as a packet of gum with this crafty tutorial.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1115 projects »
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  • How to make a recycled pouch. iPod Shuffle Gum Cosy - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by drawing out a pattern on to cardboard. Simply draw around the iPod shuffle, making sure to draw each of the sides that go together in one big template. Leave a rectangle at the top for the flap. If anyone has any problems I can put up my template.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. iPod Shuffle Gum Cosy - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut out the template and score along the edges. Fold the template in to the iPod shuffle shape, making sure that the iPod will fit nice and snug.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. iPod Shuffle Gum Cosy - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now the fun part, pick a bubble gum wrapper that you like. I needed to use two gum packet wrappers, but I'm sure you can get bigger ones. Glue the wrapper to your cardboard template.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. iPod Shuffle Gum Cosy - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut off all the excess wrapper and make sure it's all neat. Fold it back up and glue the ends together (I found it best to use super glue). Use a small piece of Velcro or a popper to lock down the flap.

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Alessa P.
Alessa P. · Manteca, California, US
i have a small shuffle, can you make one for that design??
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Beckyy
Beckyy · 1 project
I used to have this type of shuffle Happy
and i spent forever trying to find a case for it.
One of these would have been perfect! Happy
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EbonyMae.
EbonyMae. · Kingswinford, England, GB · 2 projects
this is a a really "sweet" (!) tutorial i'm gonna have to make one for my friend - i suggest using Fruitella/Starburst packets as they're quite big in size
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Ko

How crafty! But may I see the template? I've having some issues @_@
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Kinnat

This is the cutest thing EVER!! I really want a shuffle now xD I only have a nano Tongue
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Dominique

man thats clever
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That's awesome, now I need a shuffle ^.^
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Lauryn

i recently got a shuffle and decided to dress it up in a home-made cozy... so i tried the tutorial here. i made the case according to the directions, only i didnt use cardboard cause we apparently dont have any *rolls eyes*... i found that if you use the foil/sparkly kind of wrapper you dont really need cardboard. i didnt have velcro or a clasp either so i just put a hole in the top with a hole puncher and put the headphones in to secure it. it works pretty well.

anyyyway, thanks for the tutorial! ^___^
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becca

what are the dimensons of the wrigleys bubble gum wrappers and how can u make a gum chain
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OWNS A NANO

What if you have a Nano, I want a bubble gum case for the nano; could someone let me know if that's possible?
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