Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Cord Chaos


Cord chaos.  Can anyone relate? 


 

Cords for phone chargers, ear buds, e-readers, cameras, iPods, Kindles, tablets….tangled and mangled. 

But thanks to a great tutorial  found on the  Leafy Treetop Spot blog,  I cut some 5-inch scrap squares and charm squares into 2.5 inch x 5 inch strips, added lightweight fusible interfacing to one side – stitched, turned, topstitched, added some little Velcro hook and loop squares – and Voila!  I have cute little reversible cord keepers.

 


 

My cords are now neatly contained.  You could even color code cords:  Red is for reader, indigo is for iPod, purple is for phone, key lime or kelly green for Kindle, etc.    

I loved this cute and colorful little camera print.  It’s from the Snapshots fabric line by Riley Blake.  So, of course, that became my camera cord keeper.

 


And since I have an (over)ABUNDANCE of scraps – I made just a few extras!  Won’t they make great stocking stuffers?  Or maybe I’ll use them as little thank you add-ins for some holiday orders. 
 


Only 12 days until my first Fall craft fair (YIKES!!), so I need to put the pedal to the metal and keep on sewing!
 
TTFN

LeAnn

8 comments:

  1. We have an abundance of cords, too. And since we're both Mac and iPhone users, there are some duplicates. These are so cute! Great way to use those scraps.

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  2. Great idea! Plus they look super cute too :)
    Love the fabric with camera print - so fun!

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    1. Thanks, Duni! I just love those tiny little cameras.

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  3. What a great idea to use up scraps! This is a great way to keep a phone charger in your purse! And such fun colors...love the camera print :)

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    1. Thanks, Edi! I hadn't thought of using it to carry a charger in my purse---great idea!!

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  4. These are so very cool! clever and such cute fabric!

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