Saturday

I got a nook!

I mentioned to my daughter that I thought I'd like an e-reader, but wasn't sure which one I wanted. And then this Nook arrived in my mail. THANK YOU, WINTER (and Palmer and Phil)

After registering, downloading a couple of books, transferring some of my stuff on to the Nook, and playing with it. Oh Yeah. I decided I wanted a cover. I looked at covers. Dang they are ex-pen-sive! I decided to make one of my own. I didn't want a pouch, I wanted it to open like a book. I also wanted a pocket in it to hold the cord. I also felt it would need something to give it some solidness and I didn't want to use cardboard. I decided the plastic sheet cutting board would work well.  Now it took me about 7 hours to finish. But I had to design and measure and I fixed and ate a roast beef dinner in the middle of it. So I'm guessing it really shouldn't take more than 3 hours to make one of these for your nook.

First, I started with 11 X 13 pieces of fabric and realized they were too long and cut them shorter the following is what you'll need and it should fit. My nook measures 5 X 8 inches on the outside, if you do this for another e-reader adjust your measurements to it. About 2 inches bigger than the actual reader.

Supply List:
2-9 1/2 X 13 inch fabric                                      
For pocket: 2-13 X 6 inch
Strip of fabric 9 X 2 inches for button
2-8 1/4 X 5 3/4 inch pieces of plastic
(I used the plastic from a cutting board,
available at flea markets and dollar stores)
2 squares of batting (I used 1 batting and
1 felt, cause I didn't have enough)
1/4 inch elastic
a large shank button
2 1/2 inch wide 63 inch long strip, coordinating, or matching.


Sunday

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