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Digital Camera Case

If you're stumped for free quilted gift ideas, why not use your quilting skills to make camera cases for your loved ones? This Digital Camera Case features a simple pocket with Velcro closure and free motion quilting in any design you choose.

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size5.25 inches wide x 3.5 inches long

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueWhole Cloth



  • Fabric scraps
  • Small piece of fusible felt
  • Coordinating Thread
  • 2" Velcro (preferably iron-on)


  1. Cut one piece of fabric 5-3/4 " x 4", one piece of fabric 8" x 4", one piece of fusible felt 5-1/4" x 3-1/2" (the front), and one piece of fusible felt 7-1/2" x 3-1/2" (the back). Fuse the felt to the wrong sides of the fabric pieces.

    Digital Camera Case
  2. Quilt each piece. I followed the designs on the fabric in the model.

    Digital Camera Case
  3. Turn one short end of the back piece under 1/4 inch and iron.

    Digital Camera Case
  4. Fold down 1-1/2 inch and pin on edges. Sew each edge only down to where the fold meets the fabric.

    Digital Camera Case

    Digital Camera Case
  5. Turn the pocket you just made to the outside and iron.

    Digital Camera Case
  6. Pin front piece onto back piece, right sides together and bottom edges lined up.

    Digital Camera Case
  7. Sew pinned edges together in a 1/4-inch seam, continuing up onto the back and sewing near to the edge.

    Digital Camera case
  8. Turn right side out and press.

    Digital Camera Case
  9. Attach Velcro.

    Digital Camera Case


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If you've got large enough scraps, don't cut two pieces for this camera case. Use only one long piece of fabric to create both front and back, 13 - 1/2 by 4 inches wide. Your fusable felt would then need to be 13 inches by 3.5 inches. Fold the bottom of your long strip of fabric up about 5 - 1/4 inches to form the pouch. You then only need stitch the two side seams. Follow all other directions as given above.


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