Basic quilting kit
Cotton fabrics: a selection of different prints and colours (or one charm pack)
Cotton lining fabric: 11x28½in (28x72cm), in a co-ordinating print
Wadding (2oz): 13x30in (33x76cm)
Cotton backing fabric: 13x30in (33x76cm)
Cord for button loop: 5in (13cm)
10½x14in (27x36cm) – to fit a 13in laptop
Patchwork might be a traditional craft, but it’s infinitely adaptable to the modern world. This wonderfully simple project is ideal for quilting beginners and is easy to pick up whenever you have a few moments to spare, without having to remember where you got to! This stylish and cosy laptop case is lined and padded to keep your precious computer safe. It makes a great gift too – adapt the size to suit e-readers, tablets, phones and more.