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Ombre Radiant Orchid Chevron Tablet Case

By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

This handcrafted tablet case will turn heads whenever you pull it out.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Chalkboard Paint - Black, 8 oz.
Item #2517
Now you can create a chalkboard writing surface on any piece of wood or even terra cotta! Our new chalkboard paint is great for decorating furniture, party favors or gifts. Easy to use: simply brush on, let dry and condition with chalk! Chalkboard paint is waterbased and non-toxic.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Orchid Blossom, 2 oz.
Item #2622
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Handmade Charlotte™ Stencils - Patterns
Item #4368
Rachel Faucett, the author-designer behind the popular blog, Handmade Charlotte, translates her modern, fun aesthetic into a line of functional, family friendly stencils. Designs are easy to use and come to life with FolkArt paint. Made from sturdy, paper stencil material, each set contains large format designs, smaller coordinating motifs and a unique alphabet for personalizing - ideal for messaging, celebrations and decor!


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Red Violet, 2 oz.
Item #636
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #901
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home decor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


Other Supplies
FolkArt ® Handmade Charlotte™ Stencils - Labels
Two 10” x 7 ¾” pieces of cardboard
One 10”x ½” piece of cardboard
Two 10 ¾” x 17” pieces of drop cloth
One 9 ½” x 7 3/8” piece of cardboard
10 ½”x 8” piece of black fabric
¼ yd. white elastic
E6000 adhesive
Sewing machine
Scissors
Ruler
5/8” stencil brush

Instructions

  1. Sew two of the 17” sides and one of the10 ¾” side of the drop cloth pieces together. Turn the sewn fabric right side out. Slide one 10” x 7 ¾” piece of cardboard into the fabric. Sew along the edge of the cardboard. Slide the 10” x ½” piece into the fabric and sew along its edge. Follow with the last piece of cardboard and seam the fabric close. 
  2. Cover the 9 ½”x 7 3/8” piece of cardboard with black fabric and glue the fabric to the back. Cut 2 ½” pieces of elastic, glue the ends 1” from each corner on the back. Make sure the elastic is not loose. 
  3. Stencil the chevron pattern on the front of the case. Start with a small amount of Orchid Blossom added the Wicker White. After 2 rows add some more Orchid Blossom. Stencil the mixed color on the next two rows. Stencil the next three rows with just Orchid Blossom. The next row add a small amount of Red Violet to the Orchid Blossom and stencil the pattern. The last few rows stencil with Red Violet. 
  4. Stencil the label shown in Black chalkboard paint.  
  5. Cut the leather band in half. Cut the side that has the bottom part of the snap approximately 1 ½”. Glue to the front as shown. Allow the glue to dry completely. Take the other half and connect the snap. Wrap the band to the back of the case and glue in place. 
  6. Glue the fabric covered piece of cardboard to the inside of the case as shown.
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