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Android Home-Made for the Holidays

To add to your ever growing list of holiday gift ideas for the Anroid lover in your family we’ve compiled this cool list of home made Android items. Most of them are available from arts and craft, homemade goods site etsy.com and of course the favorite homemade Android item of the year from Androidswag.com  So Check em out

1. Google Android G1 Android Phone Cover with Accesory Pocket $20

Because Androids need cozies, too! Designed with input from a T-Mobile G1 user, this gadget cozy features the adorable little Android robot in green felt on a green felt-lined white cover with contrasting stitching. Android robot is stitched onto a white accessory pocket, perfect for carrying your ID or cash.

The artist  uses eco-friendly felt, made with recycled post-consumer plastic bottles. The felt is available in the colors shown in the last image; click on the image to zoom in and see your color options (image #4 shows an example of a recent custom case made with lime green and magenta felt). If you do not indicate alternate colors, your case will be made using white and lime green felt, as shown in the first 3 images.

Example shown was made specifically for the T-Mobile G1 and measures approximately 3 1/4 by 5 1/4 inches, but please note that covers are made to order. The artist is able to cases for any Android device. The artist also says it takes an “evening or two” to make these custom covers so order early for the holidays.

Here is a link to the item

2. Android Pillow $21.99

This custom made pillow is large enough to rest your head, or be a throw pillow. It’s small enough to pack in your suitcase when you need your Andy fix.

This is a 100% handcrafted, 12″x12″ square pillow, made with the softest fleece and the fluffiest polyester filling, making it firm yet springy.

The artists shipping policies say they ship within 4-7 weeks except for the holidays but do ship quickly. Please go to their etsy page and send them a message before you order to make sure you get it in time for the holidays!

Here is a link to the item

3. Crocheted Red Angry Bird $19.99

The artist, Maggie, has hand crafted this Red Angry bird based on the character from the Rovio Smash Hit Angry Birds.  This Angry bird is 5 inches round and made of wool. It’s stuffed with quality stuffing and made with “love”. Maggie doesn’t say how long it will take to ship, so again make sure you contact the seller to guarantee delivery by the holidays.

Here is a link to the item

4. Android Plush Doll Green With White Eyes $20.00

There are a few Android plushies on the market, in fact the ones we saw at Google I/O last year are just becoming available via androidswag.com  (actually Android Swag has a small and large one) . This handmade Android plushie is custom made from the heart. The artist actually has 2 different styles, the one shown in the picture along with one that is black with green features. The plushie is 10 inches tall by 7 inches wide.  The seller ships priority via the USPS but doesn’t say what the turnaround time is so please message the seller via their Etsy store

Here is a link to the item

5. The world famous Android Beanie by Rachel Ying (@yingmama) on twitter starting at $25.00

The world famous Android Beanies have literally been around the Android world. They debuted right before the Big Android Barbecue where Rachel and her husband Xewei made 50 beanies by hand and sold out by the end of the barbecue. The beanies are available in three colors, the original (Andy green), the Kmobs pink and the cyanogen beanie.  The green beanie is $25.00 and the others a just a tad more. Check with androidswag.com for availablity and pricing. The androidswag shipping department ships very quickly!

Here is a link to the item

There are more Android items in the Etsy store but we picked out these because they are home made and people just love homemade stuff! There are a variety of decals, a few t-shirts and other knick knacks.  Androidswag.com is the largest site to get Android apparel, and other items “Swag”.