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how to sew a mobile phone cover

by:Jolly     2023-08-01

How to Sew a Mobile Phone Cover

In todays world, mobile phones have become an integral part of our daily lives. We carry them with us almost everywhere we go, and we use them for communication, entertainment, and keeping track of our personal and work lives. With this level of dependence on our mobile phones, its essential to keep them protected from scratches, dirt, and other potential hazards. One way to achieve this is by using a mobile phone cover.

Mobile phone covers come in different shapes, sizes, designs, and materials, making it easy for you to pick one that meets your needs and preferences. If youre a fan of DIY projects or want to customize your mobile phone cover to match your style, then youre in the right place. In this article, well go through the step-by-step process of sewing a mobile phone cover. So grab your materials and lets get started!

Step 1: Gather materials

The first step in sewing a mobile phone cover is to gather all the materials youll need. Heres a list of what youll need:

- Fabric (preferably cotton or felt)

- A sewing machine or needle and thread

- Scissors

- Pins

- Measuring tape or ruler

- Iron

- Button or snap fastener

- Interfacing (optional)

You can find these materials at a fabric store or online.

Step 2: Measure and cut the fabric

Measure the height, width, and thickness of your mobile phone, and add an extra inch to each measurement to make room for sewing allowance. Then, using your measuring tape or ruler, mark and cut the fabric according to your measurements. Youll need two rectangular pieces of fabric, one for the outside of your mobile phone cover and one for the inside.

Step 3: Sew the fabric pieces together

Place the two fabric pieces on top of each other, with the right sides facing each other. If youre using interfacing, iron it onto the wrong side of the outside fabric piece before sewing. Then using your sewing machine or a needle and thread, sew around the three sides of the rectangles, leaving one of the shorter sides open. Make sure to sew 1/2 inch from the edge and backstitch at the beginning and end of your sewing.

Step 4: Turn the fabric right side out

Once youve finished sewing, turn the fabric right side out through the open side. Use a blunt tool to push out the corners to make them sharp.

Step 5: Create a flap and attach a button

Fold the fabric at the open side about 1/3 from the top, creating a flap that will cover the top of your mobile phone. Then sew the button on the front of the cover, placing it where you want it to be. Preferably, the button should fit snugly under the flap to secure the phone.

Step 6: Hemming

Fold the fabric at the bottom and the two sides of the cover about 1/4 inch to the inside, iron to keep it in place, then sew it in place. This will keep the edges of your cover neat and tidy.

Step 7: Attach a snap fastener

If you prefer a snap closure instead of a button, you can attach a snap fastener to the flap and the front of your mobile phone cover. Make sure to follow the instructions that come with your snap fastener for proper attachment.


Sewing a mobile phone cover is a fun DIY project that you can do at home. With this step-by-step guide, you can easily create a custom phone cover that will protect your mobile phone and match your style. So take your time, follow the instructions carefully, and have fun!

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