The thing that is making me happy today is that I can make things that are both pretty and functional.
Take, for example, my new Nook. I am really enjoying it, and one of the main things that made me so excited to get one was not that I could use it to borrow eBooks from the library (though that is fabulous). It was that I could use some precious and special fabric to make a case for it. Seriously!
Tonight, I set about doing just that. I loosely followed this helpful tutorial. I say "loosely" because I didn't use minky, and I used fusible fleece to pad both the inner and outer fabrics.
The outer fabric is some beautiful Far Far Away II that I received as an extra in a swap. I used some Mendocino for the lining.
Cute, isn't it? TOO BAD IT'S TOO SMALL FOR MY NOOK! Not. Even. Joking. I measured the freaking thing and added an inch to the width and height to determine the size of my fabric cuts. I guess with the fluffy fleece, the zipper closure and whatnot, that wasn't enough.
Thank goodness I still have enough of both fabrics to try this again. Another time. *sob*
Have a great weekend!