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25+ Laptop Sleeves & Cases: Free Tutorials & Patterns

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.