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A Doctor Who-themed kindle cover.
Although I'm not personally a Doctor Who fan (because I've never watched it), a friend suggested I make a Tardis kindle cover, and I can never say no to a challenge.

Hope you like this tutorial. :)

Posted by Lauren from Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa • Published See Lauren's 101 projects »
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  • How to make a tablet sleeve. Tardis Kindle Cover - Step 1
    Step 1

    I decided that I didn't want to hand paint or stitch the text on the Tardis, so instead I printed out the images in the size that I wanted, cut them out and modge podged them onto the vinyl.

  • Step 2

    Make your pattern based on the size of the gadget you are covering, and cut out your basic cover shape from vinyl.

  • How to make a tablet sleeve. Tardis Kindle Cover - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out 5 squares from vinyl to make the blocks on the door. Your sixth square will be the note, which you modge podged.

  • How to make a tablet sleeve. Tardis Kindle Cover - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stick on the squares and secure them by sewing.

  • How to make a tablet sleeve. Tardis Kindle Cover - Step 5
    Step 5

    Stitch on your "Police Box" sign, and cut out 12 tiny white leather rectangles to make the windows. Stick and then stitch them on.

  • How to make a tablet sleeve. Tardis Kindle Cover - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew a thin strip of blue vinyl down the centre.

  • How to make a tablet sleeve. Tardis Kindle Cover - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pin your back and front case pieces together (right sides facing) and sew.

  • How to make a tablet sleeve. Tardis Kindle Cover - Step 8
    Step 8

    Turn right side out.

  • Step 9

    Sew the two pieces of your lining fabric together.

  • How to make a tablet sleeve. Tardis Kindle Cover - Step 10
    Step 10

    Add the button to the front of the cover, and add the elastic to the back, to loop around the button.

  • How to make a tablet sleeve. Tardis Kindle Cover - Step 11
    Step 11

    Turn right side out and insert into the cover, folding over the top edge of the vinyl and sewing down, covering the edge of the lining to secure it.

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Brandy L.
Brandy L.
My daughter will squee when she sees this. We are BIG Doctor Who fans. I am going to have to make this for her Nook. Thanks!
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Anja R.
Anja R. · Redcliffe, Queensland, AU · 1 project
as a dr who fan let me tell u Happy thats a bloody good job Happy
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