DIY Book Sleeve: A Practical Gift for Book Lovers

Book Sleeve

Looking for a thoughtful gift idea for the book lover in your life? They’ll love a Book Sleeve – a practical, stylish present that keeps their books safe while traveling. Whether it’s physical books or electronic devices like Kindles and iPads, a book sleeve provides on-the-go protection, eliminating the worry of damaging books when casually tossing them into bags.

In this tutorial, I show you how to make a Book Sleeve that’s perfect to hold a small book or Kindle. You can customize the size by adding an inch or two to the measurements.

Book Sleeve

The finished size of this Book Sleeve is approximately 7½” x 10½”.

I used a range of fabrics by Ruby Star Society to make my Book Sleeves.

You can purchase the full PDF pattern with printable instructions, including three sizes (mini, small, and medium), on my Etsy Store for a nominal fee HERE.

Book Sleeve



Finished size approx: 7½” x 10½”

(2) 8″ x 11″ for Outer Fabric

(2) 8″ x 11″ for Lining Fabric

(4) 7½” x 10½” Single Sided Fusible Fleece

(1) Snap Set

Please watch my live video to find out how to make a Book Sleeve:

See more fun sewing ideas and projects over HERE.

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Book Sleeve

Thanks so much for joining me! Please leave a comment and let me know how you go, or if you have any questions.

Stacey x

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