This iPad stand, wedge or bean bag is very easy to make. They’re perfect as Christmas or birthday gifts.
This is a beginner sewing project.
Video: How to make an iPad stand or beanbag
Watch this 3 minute video tutorial and learn how easy it is to make a tablet holder:
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- 1/2 yard of fabric
- decorative button
- rice, beans, a stone or some other weight for stability (optional)
- cardboard base template (optional)
Make the tablet stand using the leg of a pair of jeans
This tablet stand is even easier to make as some of the sewing is already done! Just cut the pants below the knee, close the tube, fill it with some stuffing and you’re basically done!
All the tablet stands are made in the same way. Make a tube and then fill it up with rice and/or polyfill.
Learn how to make an iPad beanbag or stand
While the video shows how to make an iPad stand:
Make an iPad stand with the leg of a pair of jeans. This is even faster!
Get the sizing and materials for the 4 bean bags or stands on each link below:
I have done 4 iPad stands or bean bags so far: one using the leg of a pair of jeans, one with patchwork, a simple one using some embellishments and another one with hand painted fabric.
How to make an iPad beanbag out of the leg of a pair of jeans
Make this stand using the leg of a pair of jeans and a pretty button or other embellishment. Watch this short 4 minute video to learn how to make it.
This tablet stand uses 5 inch charm squares. Useful when you have fabric scraps from other projects. Make an iPad stand to match your quilt!
This is an even simpler beanbag. It uses just a piece of fabric folded in half and stuffed with batting or polyfill. I added a little flower at the back just for fun.
iPad mini beanbag
For this stand the fabric has been hand painted with Inktense blocks and a black Sharpie. Derwent Inktense blocks are supposed to be colourfast but I won’t wash the stand just in case.