Hey, this guide on how to make a DIY kindle case is for you if you like the digital ease of Ebooks but miss the analog tangibility of physical books. You can use it to cover the Kindle, but it’s not only limited to it. And the things you need are a hardback book, an elastic band, and some basic craft tools.
Well, don’t we all know that rolling these gadgets without a case can be dangerous, especially on some of the slimmer models? If you intend to travel, a cover of some form is required to prevent excessive damage while on the road.
Since a Kindle gadget is generally a rather pricey investment, it’s wise to invest in preserving it with a Kindle case. There are many different Kindle covers to choose from in a variety of price points and sizes, so you should be able to find something that suits your preferences and budget. But what if you could easily manufacture one for yourself at home? That is, after all, the point of reading this site.
To make a kindle case, you’re supposed to collect these materials.
- Paper knife
- Hook and loop fasteners
- Piercing tool
- Decorative paper
Steps To Make A DIY Kindle Case
Now that you have gathered all the supplies, start reading the steps.
Step 1: Take a piece of cardboard and cut two rectangles and one strip from it. Glue three of them together.
Cut the cardboard
Step 2: Now, as shown in the image, glue three of them on decorative paper.
Paste it on decorative paper
Step 3: Then, using the ornamental paper, cover the cardboard.
Cover the cardboard
Step 4: Use a paper-knife and press on the gaps.
Use paper knife
Step 5: Take a piercing tool and make a hole in one side of the cardboard.
Make a hole
Step 6: Use a thread so that your case will be secure.
Attach a thread
Step 7: Now, use hook and loop fasteners. First, paste it on your kindle, as shown in the image.
Hook and loop fasteners
Step 8: Next is to attach the other part to the cardboard. It should look something like this.
Paste on the other side
Step 9: And your kindle case is ready to use.
While making a kindle case, keep these things in mind:
- Use nice decorative paper.
- Use glue nicely so that the paper pasted on the cardboard will look plain.
- Handle piercing tools with care.
Now that you know how to make a DIY kindle case go and make one for your kindle. It’s the best way to protect your digital book.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.