While my Macbook is pretty compact and lightweight, my iPad is even more petite, so I knew I would be bringing it on vacation with me. And while I have one of those fancy magnetic covers, I wanted a little more protection for my iPad since my carry on luggage is not well padded.
I whipped up this little felted wool case in literally 10 minutes the day before our trip. I have a bin of pre-shrunk thrift store wool sweaters, so I choose this colorful, stripey piece, stuck the iPad between the front and back of the sweater and pinned very close all the way around 3 sides. Then I simply sewed inside the pins, clipped the seems very close and turned it inside out. to make the flap, I cut straight across one side and made a rounded edge on the other. I ran a line of stitching about 1/4 in. to the inside of the rounded flap to keep the wool from stretching out of shape.
Instant iPad case for next to no $ and very little time or effort.