I used the great iPad case tutorial from Fresh Lemons Quilts, but scaled it down to fit the smaller tablet size. They are a wee bit snug - I forgot to allow for the extra thickness of these tablets compared to an iPad - but they can squeeze them on. I'm not sure how useful the outer pocket is going to be though ;o) Both cases are made using Lizzy House fabric - the blue/teal is from 1001 Peeps (still one of my all time favorite collections, and the first time I've cut into my stash of these) and the green is Castle Peeps.
The reason they are open as shown is that I can't fit them over the end of my sewing machine to sew the bottom piece of velcro on - so I'll be hand sewing it on at some stage. I'm not sure where my brain was to be honest - hopefully my hand stitching will be enough to hold it there...
While I was at it, I finally made a cover for my iPad as well. I used an Echino cheater patchwork print, and quilted along the lines between the squares.
We have a bit of excitement going on in our house at the moment as well. We bought our house a bit over two years ago, but haven't done any renovating until now. I didn't take any really good 'before' photos unfortunately - but the dining part of our kitchen used to be really fugly exposed brick - it's now covered with plasterboard :o)
We are just waiting for the plasterers to come back and sand it back in a few days and then I'll be painting - which I'm SO excited about. I love painting walls :o)
The stair well was also exposed brick.
Downstairs in our house we have a large rumpus room - which will eventually be my studio once we don't have kids living at home anymore. So yeah, probably in a decade or so ;o) It has really poor natural lighting - there are only windows at one end of a very large room. And until recently it was completely covered with dark wood panelling, which made it really dark and gloomy.
I'm beyond thrilled that this now has plaster walls as well - even the bare plaster board makes the whole space SO much lighter. This is the same area as the above photo (with everything shoved into the centre of the room).
So I might be a bit quiet here for the next few weeks - between painting walls and finishing off my next magazine submission I'm going to be pretty flat out :o)
Oh, I did also want to mention that Peg at Sew Fresh Fabrics is running a Flat Rate Shipping Special through till next Monday 29th July. Shipping rates will be $3 US / $10 Canada / $12 International, refund will be processed upon shipping.
As ever, I'm a happy enabler :o)