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(Wow, two posts from me in one day.  I'm on a roll!)  Here's a Kindle cover I recently rushed to make one evening.  It is not an original idea, but I didn't have a pattern - just winged it, so it's a little rough.  It isn't quite finished, as it doesn't have a closure yet.  And there are things I'd change if I were to do it over again.  I wouldn't use the obnoxious white elastic strips again, but they were all I had at the time.  I would also make the strap on the back wider.  I used iron-on Pellon for a little padding on the blue flannel inside and iron-in craft stiffener interfacing for the outside cotton fabric.  I also used a couple layers of thin cardboard inserts (like what would be used in the bottom of a tote bag) for protection and substance.  

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Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on March 4, 2012 at 4:57am

Yes.  They are 1/4" white elastic straps.  

Comment by christi on March 3, 2012 at 8:27pm

Great job, are the white straps elastic.

Comment by Carol Vickers/OH on March 2, 2012 at 8:33pm

Very nice; I like how it stands up!

Comment by Joanna liguz on March 1, 2012 at 8:30pm

so pretty are your colors,,,and it stands up too,,I'm impressed...Good Job!!

Comment by Elizabeth Muscarella on March 1, 2012 at 5:58pm

Very Nice! I like that it will protect the screen from bumps. I made a cover without the cardboard and the touchscreen is activated sometimes while it is in my bag.

Comment by Patricia, VA on March 1, 2012 at 5:31pm

VERY CLEVER!

 

Comment by Terry F on March 1, 2012 at 1:52pm

That's very nice, I didn't know it could stand up!

Comment by Carol Ann Hinton on March 1, 2012 at 1:00pm

It's very clever; I like the fact that it stands up too.  My DH and I have similar conversations about "ugly fabric" too.  He likes very bright projects (Is he color-blind?) and scoffs at my subdued neutral choices.

Comment by ranchmom/OR on March 1, 2012 at 12:46pm

I love it, like the the others if you wouldn't mind I would like the pattern you used.  It is great. Oh I like the fabric also.

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on March 1, 2012 at 11:13am

Colleen, I'll give it a shot, but you'll have to give me a few days.  

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