DIY Guy: On the go Cable Holder
The last thing you want to worry about when you’re on the go is losing your phone’s wall charger, headphones or your tablet/laptop charger. We’ve put together a simple way to carry these items without having them scattered around your home, office or car.
What we used:
- 1/4 yard of faux leather
- snap buttons with prongs (make sure not to use the ones for heavy duty fabrics)
- x-acto knife
- metal ruler
- matte cutting board
Step 1: Cutting out the fabric
- Cut your piece of fabric on the matte cutting board using the metal ruler and x-acto knife.
- We used 6” for the width and 12” for the length.
Note: You can use any dimensions you feel fit for the products you are trying to confine.
- Next, we cut a pyramid shape at the top which will serve as the overlapping flap.
Step 2: Making the “loops”
- Cut out the pieces that will become the loops to hold in your items length wise down the fabric.
- We made ours 1/2 an inch thick and different lengths as to hold different sized cords.
- Our first was 1 3/4” thick, the second 2” and the third 3” thick and 1” in between each loop.
Step 3: Applying the snap buttons
- Roll up the fabric with all of your cords inside to mark where it meets.
- Mark this area with a pencil.
- Follow the instructions of applying the snap buttons on their box.
- Ours required a setting tool and a hammer