I really NEED this handmade leather cover for my iPad 2! These covers are made by an Etsy seller who calls his store punkassjim. Jim was inspired by the cover of an 1940s electrical handbook. He hand-carved the embossing plate, embosses the leather using his car as the weight, and then constructs these covers himself. They are stiffened with a book board and lined with microfiber fabric. He scavenged the attachment post and magnets from cheap knock-off smart covers and uses them in his Electric Library covers, so the covers can sleep/wake your iPad 2. The covers won’t fold into the triangular stand like the official Smart Cover, though. The Electric Library covers are available in British racing green, navy blue, black, dark brown, and a red/brown leather for $89.99 each.
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