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30+ Nifty Gadget Goodies To Make

Here’s quite a hodge-podge of tutorials and projects for various tech gadgets and accessories. Keep in mind that most of these can be made for gadgets other than those specified with minimal adjustment and that new models sometimes have different dimensions than older ones so you’ll want to measure first before crafting. Lots of cozies, organizers and nifty ideas in this collection, enjoy!


iPod Cozy Tutorial [1]: Made with felt, elastic cord and a button. Free pdf pattern download available.

DIY Charging Station [2]: Made with two cloth-covered boxes with hinged sides and grommet finger holes, self-adhesive Velcro strips, self-adhesive cord hooks, ribbon.



iPhone & iTouch Paper Dock [3]: Free pdf download. Print, cut & fold.

iPod Hoody Pattern [4]: Cute or what! Free knitting pattern.



Cute Earbud Case [5]: Made with a candy tin and felt with adhesive backing.

iPhone Navigation Holder [6]: Keep your hands free for driving with this felt holder.



Fabric Phone Organizer [7]: Hanging pocket organizer to hold all the gadgets you need.

Groundhog Cozy [8]: Holds an iPod touch, iPhone, whatever you like. Made with felt and a bit of needlework.



Zip-up Earbuds Tutorial [9]: Prevent your earbuds from becoming a tangled mess by sewing a zipped “casing” around the wires, pretty creative!

iPod Touch Cover [10]: Sewing tutorial, features a foldover tab with velcro dot closure.



iPod Cozy Tutorial [11]: Sewing project made with fabric and batting, easy to adjust to any gadget size required.

Star iPod Cozy Tutorial [12]: Cute little felt project that opens up to reveal the iPod controls, earbuds wrap around back cover or tucked up inside.



iPod Nano Pouch [13]: Made with fabric and felt, fold over flap with a ribbon to hold in place.

iPod MP3 Case Tutorial [14]: Made with felt, some simple needlework involved.



iPod Nano Cozy [15]: Made with thick felt, decorative ribbon and features a keyring.

iPod Plastic Canvas Case [16]: Made with plastic needlepoint canvas, yarn and a button. I don’t see a pattern chart for the music symbol design but it should be ok to figure out.



Gadget Charging Basket [17]: It has an opening in the back for your phone or other small electronic item’s charging cord. Free pdf tutorial download.

Gadget Travel Tote [18]: Convert a dish towel into a multi-pouched case to keep chargers and cords neat when you’re on the go.



Knit Headphone Cozies [19]: These are designed for wireless headphones and fit inside so the outside controls are uncovered.

iPod Clutch Pattern [20]: A sweet zipped pouch to hold an iPod touch, features a wrist strap and zipper pull.



Juice Box iPod Case [21]: Repurpose a juice box by making it into a case for your iPod, camera or other similar sized gadget. Lined with velvet, some sewing involved.

Fringed Arrow Cozy [22] Made with 3 colors of felt and coordinating embroidery thread, pouch size fits an ipod nano perfectly. Free pattern download (pdf).



iPhone or iPod Purse [23]: Free crochet pattern for a wee pouch that has handles, perfect size to fit an iphone or ipod.

4-Rib iPod Touch Sock [24]: Knit with DPNs, features a simple cable pattern on the front.



MP3 Player Fabric Sling [25]: Made to hold an iPod or MP3 player securely to a treadmill or other exercise equipment.

DS or DSi Case [26]: Features a small zippered pocket to hold a few games, foldover flap with velcro closure and strap for easy toting.



Circle Zip Earbud Pouch [27]: An easy project suitable for beginner sewers, pattern pieces available via free pdf download.

Shoe Pouch [28]: Made to fit a NIKE + iPod to hold the sensor, has a button closure at top.



Nintendo DS Lite Pouch [29]: Has a drawstring closure at top and a little pocket at the back to hold your games.

Headphone Covers [30]: Free crochet pattern, made with worsted weight yarn.



Charging Station [31]: A ribbon organizer box makes a handy charging station for cell phones and other electronics.

Earbud Poppies [32]: Fun little project made with two different colors of felt scraps and a bit of embroidery floss (flowers are stitched directly to earbuds).



DVD Player Tote [33]: Complete with a shoulder strap, divider and outer pouch, has room for a few dvds, cords, headphones and the player.

Vintage Napkin Gadget Cosy [34]: Pretty pocket organizer to hold assorted gadgets, made with vintage napkins.



Arm Band Pouch [35]: Can hold keys, cell phone, earbuds, whatever you need.

Stand [36]: Foldable so it can be toted easily in your purse. Made with thick cardboard and fabric.



No-Sew Stand [37]: Same idea as the one above, this one uses glue, decorative paper, ribbon and thick card.

Looking for more free gadget gear patterns and tutorials? See iPad & Kindle Covers [38], Laptop Sleeves & Cases [39], Camera Covers, Cozies & Straps [40] and iPhone (Cell Phone) Cases [41].