Using Needlepoint to Make a eBook Cover

Originally posted 2011-07-23 07:41:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

It’s really a good idea to keep your eReader in some kind of protective cover or sleeve (the screens on unprotected ones can crack). You can buy all kinds of covers or you can show your creativity and love of needlepoint by making one.

If, like me, you are sewing-challenged and without a sewing machine, you can add needlepoint to an insert, above, or you can buy a Stitch & Zip cover.

But if you are at all handy, why not use this delightful tutorial to make an eReader cover from a piece of finished needlepoint. The needlepoint needs to be about twice the length of your Reader and 1 inch wider (so you can get it out. Line it with something soft and turn it into a pocket.

You can get the steps and illustrations from the tutorial. Thanks to Jane from Chilly Hollow for pointing this out.


  1. says

    Wow what a cool use of needle point! A great belnd of traditional meets modern! I was looking for how to make an ebook cover myself and am pleased I stumbled across this – I think I’ll give it a go for my Kindle!

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