Make an IPad Sleeve from a Thrift Store Shirt
I took a sewing class to reacquaint myself with my sewing machine. I’m no sewing genius, but I made a beautiful IPad sleeve.
I decided to use the front of the shirt so that the pocket could be used to hold my phone and chargers. The pocket wasn’t exactly straight or centered on the fabric, but perfection has never been important to me!
I just lined up my Ipad where I wanted the pocket to be and traced around it with a washable pen.
Use your fabric scissors to cut out your template. Threaten anyone who tries to use them for anything else. Hide them if you have to! You will need a front and a back, so I used the back of the shirt for the back.
Then I discovered this little snap on the cuff and decided to use it for a snap closure! Yay! This was way easier than trying to use some other type of closure. You just need to cut out the snap and zig zag it to the front of your Ipad sleeve, then make sure you match up the tab on the back.
Does this help with the visual?
I lined each piece with fusible web. I wanted to give it stability and make sure that the fabric would not scratch the screen. The fusible web has a soft flannel-like side and the other side has adhesive.
Sew the two piece together right sides together around the edges leaving the top open. Add the snap tab and closure to the top and you are done!
It wasn’t hard, I promise!
Give it a try!