23 March 2012

Nano Case

Apple recently recalled its first generation iPod Nano's because of a possible battery problem.
Just in case you have one laying around, it's worth checking this page out.

In any case, I had one collecting dust, sent it in, and received a brand new 6th generation Nano in its place.

And these new iPods are REALLY tiny!  It practically begged me to make it a case.

So I made up a design on paper, one that requires no sewing and no closures.

Then I cut the design out of leather, and wrapped my little Ipod Nano in it.
It fits like a glove.  Now, I don't have to worry about dropping it or getting it confused with other Nanos.

I love the little hole for the headphones.
Here is the closure on the back, just a couple slits to hold a couple tabs in place
And it can still be pulled out easily to change tunes or charge.

I find leather to be one of my favorite mediums for crafting, especially when I don't have to sew with it.
This case took very little time to make and assemble.
And I am sure this could work equally well with wool felt.

What are your feelings on leather?  Anyone else get lucky enough to trade in their iPod?

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