Before I get to the Kindle cover, I want to do some bragging on Myra. We met about 22 years ago when we moved into the same apartment complex right after we got married in 1990. I don't remember all of the details of how we actually met, but I do know that we became fast friends. Even though our lives took us away from those "Honeymoon" apartment days, I have always loved Myra and think of her often. You'll see that I have some pretty good reminders :)
When my oldest daughter was born Myra made me this from a picture that I clipped out of a magazine...
She even signed it :)
When we had our next baby, I wanted a cradle for her. My hubby made one and Myra painted it for us :)
Myra has made me so many things, but the only other things I could find were these bottles she made for my first two children...
So on to Myra's request. You can see how I can't deny her :) The big problem is that I can't remember how I made the Kindle Fire cover exactly, or at all. Right before I was hit by the car while out for my morning run 18 months ago, I suffered a concussion from a falling tree branch. These two things combined together have made my memory REALLY bad. Blogging is my new way to remember what I am doing with my time ;) Brain injury is pretty lame :p I wish I would have forgotten how to eat.... anyway... I told Myra I would take a bunch of picture of my cover and hopefully that will help her out :)
Here goes.... (sorry my camera isn't very good :()
|While the elastic was placed flush with the backing, no extra room, the ric rac was sewn in with slack so the kindle would fit in nicely and yet snugly.|
|The right side is raw edge appliqued with the elastic and ric rac stitched down underneath. I should have used black elastic and it should have been placed right up to the top edge.|
|I sewed the ribbon on before I sewed the inside to the outside.|
|This was meant as a pocket, but it is great for holding the kindle. It is raw edged appliqued around 3 sides. the open side is hemmed with a zigzag stitch.|
Please put any questions in the comments and I will try to answer them :)