DIY Projects & Crafts Denim Tech Case Nestle your tablet inside a customized felt-lined denim sleeve. A half-yard of each fabric lets you make enough for yourself -- and a few friends. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on May 28, 2019 Share Tweet Pin Email Sources Denim and Railroad Deluxe denim, by Robert Kaufman, bandjfabrics.comWool felt, 1 mm, in Ecru, purlsoho.comHeatnBond ultrahold iron-on adhesive, thermowebonline.comW-3 leather washers, 3/4" by 1/4", twinleather.comEasy-to-Do rivets and setter, tandyleatherfactory.comUnglazed square press plate, in Natural, lilithrockettceramics.com What You'll Need Materials 1/2 yard denim, medium weight (6 to 8 ounces) 1/2 yard wool felt Iron-on adhesive, such as HeatnBond Craft knife and straight edge Awl or rotary punch 2 leather washers 2 caps and studs Rivets and setter Sewing machine and supplies Waxed twine, 12 inches long iPad case diagram iPad mini case diagram Instructions Following dimensions in diagram, create a template on paper and cut it out. Cut denim so it's several inches larger, in all dimensions, than wool felt. (Both pieces of fabric should be slightly larger than template.) Fuse denim to felt with iron-on adhesive, ironing on denim side. Place template on fused fabric and lightly trace with a pencil. Cut out, using craft knife and straight edge. Use awl and a mallet, or rotary punch, to make small holes, as indicated on template. Place a small scrap of excess fused fabric at same points on felt side (to reinforce rivets). Align hole of a leather washer over one hole and set a rivet through washer, fabric, and scrap. Repeat for other rivet.