DIY: iPhone Case

I recently bought ethnic-printed fabrics and I wanted to use it for my next DIY, iPhone case. I have been wanting to change my case for a while now so I decided that this was the perfect opportunity to combine the two. I was not even sure if this would work but it did! and I am happy as to how it turned out. If you want to know how I made this, scroll down below for the steps.  

1. The first step is to cut out the area of the fabric that you want to use. Make sure that there is at least 1 inch extra fabric around the case. Next, lay out the casing over the fabric and trace the camera hole and side buttons with pencil. Cut out the holes using scissors.

2. Prepare your glue mixture. Mix 3:1 glue to water ratio.

3. Brush the glue mixture over the casing 

4. Place the fabric over the casing and brush over with glue.
5. Tape down the edges of the fabric onto the inside of the casing. Brush glue over the sides twice.
6. Let the case dry overnight.

7. Use scissors to trim off the excess fabric.

8. Brush a layer of clear nail polish for "varnish". I did not have any varnish or clear spray on hand so I used clear nail polish instead which works just as well ! *Make it work*

9. Let it completely dry for a few hours.  

The case smelled like glue + polish for the first 2 days but disappeared right after. I would advise those who will be making this to use fabrics with a more sturdy texture. I don't think fabrics such as silk or satin will hold on to the case.  Thats it! :)

You could also just glue pearls or fancy stickers onto the casing :)

"Will you be making your own iPhone case? :) "

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