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25+ Laptop Sleeves & Cases: Free Tutorials & Patterns

Posted By Tipnut On November 23, 2010 @ 12:35 am In Knitting,Sewing | 8 Comments

Here are over two dozen sewing, knit & felting tutorials for laptop sleeves and cases (there’s a couple for crochet too). These are my favorite picks of what I found available online for freebies. Enjoy!

joann.com

joann.com

Padded With Straps [1]: Instructions via pdf download with some sewing experience needed. You’ll need material in three complimentary colors, heavy weight interfacing, batting and a button.

Tote [2]: Sew a soft-sided case with carrying strap, zipped closure and pockets to store accessories.

knot-dresses.com

knot-dresses.com

sewmamasew.com

sewmamasew.com

Back To School [3]: Designed to fit a 13″ device, will work for 15″ with minimal adjustment (for the pocket).

Faux-Leather & Felt [4]: This is lined with felt and edges finished with a blanket stitch in a contrasting color.

sweet-verbena.blogspot.ca

sweet-verbena.blogspot.ca

amyalamode.com

amyalamode.com

Fabric Lined Cover [5]: Simple & lovely design, quilt prints that nicely contrast with each other, add a couple of buttons.

Repurposed Jeans [6]: Make this by repurposing denim from an old pair of jeans and line with a pretty fabric.

habit-of-art.blogspot.ca

habit-of-art.blogspot.ca

thecottagehome.blogspot.ca

thecottagehome.blogspot.ca

Buttoned Straps [7]: Lined with fleece and features buttoned straps for closure.

Easy Crochet [8]: Pretty much made in sc and super easy to make, will also work for an iPod/iTouch/mobile or other gadget.

rosesnlilies.wordpress.com

rosesnlilies.wordpress.com

sewmamasew.com

sewmamasew.com

Fabric [9]: This is a simple envelope-style with a flap closure.

Made With A Placemat [10]: Lovely padded project with a back pocket to hold gadgets.

curbly.com

curbly.com

eunnyjang.com

eunnyjang.com

Felted [11]: (knitting) Instead of a specific pattern (K1 P2), this is a technique showing you how to customize for the size you need.

Canvas [12]: Made from artist’s canvas and lined with quilted lining (you can paint & decorate it once it’s made!).

wrappers.typepad.com

wrappers.typepad.com

alsn.wordpress.com

alsn.wordpress.com

Padded [13]: Has a flap closure with buttons.

Aran [14]: Gorgeous cabled knit with a tip to line it with felt for extra stability.

canadianliving.com

canadianliving.com

madebypetchy.blogspot.ca

madebypetchy.blogspot.ca

Denim [15]: Made from denim and a cotton fabric print.

Crocheted [16]: Nice and thick worked with 3 strands of yarn, button flap closure.

yoonie-at-home.blogspot.ca

yoonie-at-home.blogspot.ca

whipup.net

whipup.net

Fabric [17]: Nice and easy to make, has a velcro closure and trimmed with bias tape. Envelope style.

Felted Sweater [18]: An old wool sweater is used to make this, zipped closure.

etsy.com

etsy.com

craftstylish.com

craftstylish.com

Patchwork [19]: Great stash buster, has a flap top and button closure.

Zipped Cover [20]: Has a full zipped closure along the side.

crapivemade.com

crapivemade.com

filmandthread.wordpress.com

filmandthread.wordpress.com

Reversible [21]: Unique design feature with front tab/flap closure.

Pear [22]: (Knitting). Finished size measures 14″ wide by 12 1/2″ tall after felting.

classiceliteyarns.com

classiceliteyarns.com

arstechnica.com

arstechnica.com

Simple [23]: Simple pocket style with a buttoned fabric strap (or use velcro if you prefer).

With Flannel [24]: Easy project showing how to make a custom-fit piece using fabric, flannel (for lining) and a snap.

itsnotalwaysblackandwhite.blogspot.ca

itsnotalwaysblackandwhite.blogspot.ca

mypatchwork.wordpress.com

mypatchwork.wordpress.com

For Macbook Air [25]: This is for an 11-inch MacBook Air but can easily be adjusted for any gadget. Features a zipped closure and a shoulder strap attached with d-rings.

With Pocket [26]: Features a pocket to hold cords, foldover flap closure with velcro tabs and a cotton webbing handle along the side.

clearlytangled.blogspot.ca

clearlytangled.blogspot.ca

ravelry.com

ravelry.com

Tunisian [27]: (crochet) A generic pattern that’s also suitable for iPads, netbooks and even cell phones (shows how to measure for a perfect fit).

Felted [28]: Mac apple design (cute!) and knitted in the round, double-stranded. It has a zipper around three sides so you can open it right up.

slumberland.org

slumberland.org

lellaboutique.blogspot.ca

lellaboutique.blogspot.ca

Quilted [29]: Features a simple velcro tab closure and button embellishment.

Oversized Clutch [30]: Try faux leather, vinyl, upholstery fabric with a soft felt-type material for the inner liner.

lifeannstyle.com

lifeannstyle.com

Also check out the goodies for iPads & Kindles [31], many are easy enough to adjust for laptops.


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URLs in this post:

[1] Padded With Straps: http://www.joann.com/regan-s-closet-padded-lap-top-bag/xprd780707/

[2] Tote: http://www.knot-dresses.com/laptop-tote-tutorial-2/

[3] Back To School: http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/2011/08/back-to-school-laptop-bag/

[4] Faux-Leather & Felt: http://sweet-verbena.blogspot.com/2011/07/laptop-sleeve-tutorial.html

[5] Fabric Lined Cover: http://www.amyalamode.com/blog/2010/04/04/laptop-sleeve-tutorial/

[6] Repurposed Jeans: http://habit-of-art.blogspot.com/2010/08/turn-your-old-jeans-into-laptop-bag.html

[7] Buttoned Straps: http://thecottagehome.blogspot.com/2010/10/laptop-kindle-i-pad-sleeve-tutorial.html

[8] Easy Crochet: http://rosesnlilies.wordpress.com/2011/01/19/easy-crochet-laptop-sleeve-free-pattern/

[9] Fabric: http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/2009/05/elizabeths-fabric-focus-5/

[10] Made With A Placemat: http://www.curbly.com/users/ModHomeEcTeacher/posts/4430-Placemat-Hack-Flaptop-Laptop-Cover

[11] Felted: http://www.eunnyjang.com/knit/2005/09/ive_had_a_handful_of.html

[12] Canvas: http://wrappers.typepad.com/ipod/make_your_own_laptop_sleeve/index.html

[13] Padded: http://alsn.wordpress.com/2008/05/06/ten-cloth-quilted-laptop-case/

[14] Aran: http://www.canadianliving.com/crafts/knitting/knit_an_aran_laptop_cover.php

[15] Denim: http://madebypetchy.blogspot.com/2009/08/tutorial-sew-your-own-laptop-bag.html

[16] Crocheted: http://yoonie-at-home.blogspot.com/2009/11/laptop-sleeve-tutorial-by-yoonie.html

[17] Fabric: http://whipup.net/2007/12/16/tutorial-fabric-laptop-sleeve/

[18] Felted Sweater: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2009/how-tuesday-sweater-computer-cozy-from-refashioned-bags/

[19] Patchwork: http://www.craftstylish.com/item/62327/how-to-make-a-patchwork-laptop-case

[20] Zipped Cover: http://www.crapivemade.com/2010/07/zippered-laptop-sleeve-tutorial.html

[21] Reversible: http://filmandthread.wordpress.com/2010/11/30/reversible-laptop-sleeve/

[22] Pear: http://www.classiceliteyarns.com/WebLetter/65/Issue65.php

[23] Simple: http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2009/08/how-to-make-your-own-laptop-sleeve/

[24] With Flannel: http://itsnotalwaysblackandwhite.blogspot.com/2011/03/laptop-cover.html

[25] For Macbook Air: http://mypatchwork.wordpress.com/2011/01/16/11-macbook-air-slipcover-with-strap/

[26] With Pocket: http://clearlytangled.blogspot.com/2010/01/netbook-case-tutorial.html

[27] Tunisian: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/generic-tunisian-crocheted-computer-sleeve-pattern

[28] Felted: http://slumberland.org/wp/2007/03/11/pattern-feltbook-felted-laptop-sleeve-for-13-inch-laptop/

[29] Quilted: http://lellaboutique.blogspot.ca/2012/01/laptop-love.html

[30] Oversized Clutch: http://www.lifeannstyle.com/2012/09/06/diy-laptop-sleeve-oversized-clutch/

[31] iPads & Kindles: http://tipnut.com/ipad-kindle-covers/

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