the mini tablet sleeve
This is a padded sleeve for a 7" tablet or e-reader in two views. View A has a zipper closure, and view B has a button and elastic closure.
The mini tablet sleeve measures 6.25” x 9.75,” with inner dimensions of 5.75” x 8.5.” Fits the iPad mini, Kindle Fire HD, Nook 7” HD, and any similar sized device.
The mini tablet sleeve is easy for beginners, but fun for more experienced sewers, too. The pattern includes simple instructions for inserting a zipper.
Since the tablet sleeve is an irregular width, purchase a zipper longer than what you'll need, and shorten it. Visit my blog for a free tutorial on shortening zippers: http://hollandcox.com/blog/2014/10/perfect-zippers-part-3-making-fabric-tabs.html
Medium weight woven fabric like canvas or denim is best for the outside of the tablet sleeve. Lightweight woven fabric is best for the lining. Use felt, fusible fleece or cotton batting for the interlining. Avoid fabrics that are sheer, stretchy, drapey, or with pile.
Sewing patterns by Valerie Williams under the label Holland Cox, The Syndicate, or handmade classics are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License, and are for personal use only.