diy tablet case

DIY Tablet Case

Sew a fun DIY Tablet Case for your little one with this tutorial from Joann Fabrics.  It is an easy project that I’m sure your kids will love.  It is also a great gift.

You’ll Need:

  • 1/2″ yd. personalized canvas material
  • Firm fusible interfacing
  • 2 snaps (size 10)

You can choose a fabric that your kid like,  My daughter would love a case with a gymnastics print.  Below are Canvas Character Fabric Examples from Joann Fabrics:


diy tablet case



Sewing Instructions:

  1. Cut four 12-1/2″ x 9″ rectangles and two 8-1/2″ x 12″ rectangles out of fabric and two 12-1/2″ x 9″ rectangles and one 8-1/2″ x 12″ rectangle out of interfacing. Apply interfacing to pieces, following manufacturer’s instructions. Non-interfaced pieces will serve as lining.
  2. With right sides together, sew outside and lining pieces of 8-1/2″ x 12″ (flap) rectangles together on both short sides and one long side. Turn right sides out and topstitch around edges.
  3. With right sides together, sew both outside and lining 12-1/2″ x 9″ (case) rectangles together on one long side and two short sides. Leave small hole in lining for turning.
  4. With right sides together, stitch lining and outside case pieces together at open seam. Turn case right side out and edge stitch around opening. Sew turning hole closed.
  5. Place unfinished long edge of flap 1” back from topstitched opening. Stitch 1/2″ away from edge. Trim seam allowance, fold flap to other side, and topstitch next to crease.
  6. Topstitch down sides and bottom of case, beginning and ending where flap is attached. Sew on two snaps.


Have fun sewing this project.

Happy sewing,


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