How to Make a Fabric Monster Ipod Case

by Daria Ward

A fun way to make ur ipod look artsy and creative


  • Cloth
  • Scissors
  • Embroidery thread
  • Plain rubber case
  • Needle and thread
  • Buttons
  • Pliers
  • Chalk
  • Pencil
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Grab your basic supplies

    Step 2

    Straighten out your fabric .. Sorry for the wrinkles :3

    Step 3

    Place your ipod or phone / device .. A couple inches away from the bottom of the fabric

    Step 4

    Cut a reasonable distance away from the device , enough to trim off afterwards

    Step 5

    How it should look after cutting out

    Step 6

    Take the ipod out of the case

    Step 7

    And turn the case upside down

    Step 8

    Take chalk or pencil , something that can rub/ wash off the fabric , and mark around the case

    Step 9

    Step 10

    Step 11

    Sorry but i washed and pressed the fabric cause i forgot before , ... But u can still see the line of chalk

    Step 12

    Okie , take what ever you can find to build your monster >.< , .. Usually two different size buttons as eyes look great

    Step 13

    The rings in the last step can be replaced with just string

    Step 14

    Mark where you want to put certain decorations

    Step 15

    Im doing the eyes first , take your button and needle and thread

    Step 16

    Thread it through the button holes and Make sure its tight and pull the fabric if it creases up

    Step 17

    Stitch the second button onto the fabric

    Step 18

    Now if you want to use the rings instead of the plain string and thread here's what to do

    Step 19

    Take your pliers and open it

    Step 20

    Step 21

    Then take your fabric and punch a hole through it with your needle

    Step 22

    Push the ring through the hole and tighten it with the pliers

    Step 23

    Step 24

    Put your string through the rings and tie at the ends of the last rings ,

    Step 25

    If your using just string cut enough string so you can fold it

    Step 26

    And keep on folding but measure it to the draw out on the fabric to make sure its not to long or not to short

    Step 27

    Stitch your folded string onto the fabric any way u desire , in a smile , frown or angry , u can add eyebrows if u want to as well

    Step 28

    Trim the fabric while sizing up to the case

    Step 29

    Stitch stitch stitch

    Step 30

    Step 31

    Stitch around the sides , .. If u can find a better way to get the fabric onto the case , u should do it

    Step 32

    Finish , .. My bean bag monster , i'll apply fake blood and whatever , and nope this wasnt for halloween i just like this sorta stuff

    Step 33

    Add fake blood , .. Use a marker on your fabric and put hot glue over it like so ---->

    Step 34

    Step 35