Adjustable book jacket and method for making same

  • US 5,470,109 A
  • Filed: 01/12/1995
  • Issued: 11/28/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/12/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An adjustable book jacket, comprising:

  • (a) said jacket being fabricated in an elastic material;

    (b) said jacket having a front panel and a back panel;

    (c) said jacket being rectangular in shape, said rectangularly shaped jacket having a top and a bottom, and a left side and a right side, said rectangular shape being defined by a fold line around the periphery of said rectangular shape;

    (d) said front panel having an open seam extending substantially the full latitudinal width of said front panel so as to form a left hand pocket and a right hand pocket for the placement therein of a left hand and right hand cover of a book;

    (e) said left hand pocket having two seams stitched closed, a first one of said two left hand pocket seams being located between a beginning point on the top left hand corner of said rectangular shape stitched closed in a substantially diagonal direction to an end point on a first edge of said open seam, and a second one of said two left hand pocket seams being located between the bottom left hand corner of said rectangular shape stitched closed in a substantially diagonal direction to an end point on said first edge of said open seam;

    said right hand pocket having two seams stitched closed, a first one of said right hand pocket seams being located between a beginning point on the top right hand corner of said rectangular shape stitched closed in a substantially diagonal direction to an end point on a second edge of said open seam, and a second one of said two right hand pocket seams being located between the bottom right hand corner of said rectangular shape stitched closed in a substantially diagonal direction to an end point on said second edge of said open seam, so that books having a spine and two covers, said combination of book spine and covers having the same or greater widths and lengths as said jacket can be covered by said jacket, said covers of said books being placed within and covered by said pockets within said jacket, said jacket covering the outer, exposed area of said covers and said spines of said books.

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