Get Your Sew On: Free iPad and Kindle Cover Tutorials and Patterns

Tipnut collected 16 free tutorials and patterns for iPad and Kindle covers to help you get moving on those handmade gifts for your friend and family.  The gadgets are so close in size, you can adapt the patterns to fit just about any similar sized device. 

And, if you’re like me and don’t own an iPad or Kindle, Tipnut has provided the exact dimensions for both gadgets. No excuse for procrastinating.

  • iPad Dimensions: Height: 9.56 inches (242.8 mm); Width: 7.47 inches (189.7 mm) ; Depth: 0.5 inch (13.4 mm)
  • Amazon Kindle Dimensions: 7.5″ x 4.8″ x 0.335″ (for both Wi-Fi and 3G + Wi-Fi); 10.4″ x 7.2″ x 0.38″ (for Kindle DX)

And if these don’t inspire you, she’s even got 18 more patterns and tutorials right here.

Top 5 Manly Man Laptop Bags

created at: 11/16/2010

This one is not one of them. I’m more than a little embarrassed when it comes to Mr. Mod’s laptop bag/tech gear/briefcase (pictured above).  It’s everything it shouldn’t be. It’s big, bulky and made from black nylon and has a company logo on it.  No matter what, he’s just the kind of guy who gravitates to the giveaway bags. (I’m getting knots in my stomach admitting this dreadful secret.) Luckily, I stumbled upon a post on My Life Scoop that features 5 Manly Laptop Bags. Continue Reading