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Camera should be kept properly to avoid having scratches on its body and getting damaged. This simple, stylish camera pouch is really very handy to use and carry with you wherever you are fond of taking pictures of nice and beautiful places while traveling. The battery charger can also be kept inside it. This cute camera pouch is also washable.
*STYLISH CAMERA POUCH
(1)felt paper (white)
cotton fabric (old or new)
pins and safety
Difficulty – easy
1)Make a perfect square with a measurement of 7 ¾ inches (W)
X 7 ¾ inches (L) and then cut the excess.
2) Provide ½ inch allowance when folding one side.Using a white
thread, run the felt paper
under the sewing machine.
3)Pull the fold towards the front side and make a 1 inch
measurement. Attach pins to securely hold it. Insert a Craft ribbon under the
fold and choose design #27. Use the first run with white thread as your guide
to make your stitch design run straight along the edge. Begin running it under
the sewing machine.
4)Choose a design from your printed cotton fabric. Provide
an allowance along the edge of the design when cutting it.Lay it on the top center of the felt paper
and attach a pin. Using a green thread, sew along the edge until you reach the
end.Repeat the sewing along the edge
twice and then cut the excess fabric.This is the finished appliqué design.
5)Invert the felt paper. Pull the two sides together and
attach pins along the edge. Starting at the bottom side, provide ½ inch
allowance when sewing it. Provide ¼ inch allowance when sewing the side.Be sure to leave the fold open for the
insertion of the ribbon.
6)Still inverted, lay one bottom side flat and provide ¼
inch allowance from its pointed tip when running it under the sewing
machine.Do the same procedure on the
other bottom side.This makes the bottom
7)Cut 30 inches of Offray ribbon. Facing the right side,
use a safety pin to insert it inside the fold until you reach the end.Make another round of the insertion of the ribbon. Be sure the remaining ribbon hanging is of equal
length or make adjustment, if possible.
Note:The size of the ribbon will vary depending on
the size of your hand and wrist.Be sure
to make adjustment before cutting the ribbon.
8)Using a yarn needle, insert one at a timethe ends of the ribbon into the first button
and pull the button down.Insert one end
of the ribbon into the second button and another end into the same button the
other way.Extend the ribbon ends 4
inches long before tying it. Tie the ribbon once on top and then tie it at the
bottom. Leave some inches to hang.
Note: Choose a
fancy button that has the right hole size to insert the ribbon.
9)While holding the second button, pull the ribbon to
close the pouch. Pull down the first button to the end of the pouch. Insert
your hand in between the ribbons.
STYLISH CAMERA POUCH (b)
*This project was featured as “Stylish Felt Camera Cozy” in my craft designer profile at Fave Crafts and posted as #1 in What’s
Hot – Top Felt Projects (Dec. 16, 2013). But unluckily, I didn't take the chance to copy the ranking last year. Now, I'm paying attention to copy the ranking (June 06, 2014) as shown below. Though it's not a permanent ranking, I feel great to see my project being included among the top list. It's also listed as one among my Top Green eCraft Projects.
Keep your camera, phone, or
MP3 player safe from harm with this Stylish Felt Camera Cozy. Great for
carrying around with you while you're traveling or going for a nature walk,
thistechcozy can easily fit in your purse or
hang around your wrist for easy access. Though this cozy is designed for
a camera, you could easily use this pattern to create a lovely felt cozy for
any one of your tech gadgets. Decorate it however you'd like or give it
as a gift for the upcoming holiday season.