NEW size for iPad Mini (front)
NEW Size for iPad Mini (back)
In Vertical (L) and Horizontal (R) (iPad Pro 12.9" only)
Vertical Back - Accessory pocket
Horizontal Back - Accessory pocket
NEW Size: iPad Mini w/ Smart Folio (vertical only)
Forza textile is durable and water-resistant
The Dash Sleeve in classy Forza textile
Dash Sleeve for iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini
Forza Blue
Forza Green
Forza Red
Black Ballistic Nylon

Dash Sleeve for iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini


NEW size for Apple iPad Mini 6 

-349 in stock

The minimalist Dash Sleeve packs maximum protection for Apple's newest iPad Pro, iPad Air, and NEW iPad Mini 6. A rear, mesh pocket holds accessories and has a custom slot for the Apple Pencil. 

Go here for Dash Sleeves for older models iPad Pro 9.7", 10.5", 11", 12.9" with Smart or Magic Keyboard in Whool textile. 

See also Dash Sleeves for MacBook or Surface laptops. 

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All our products are crafted locally in our workshop by the most skilled sewing team in San Francisco.


  • 800 D Forza Fabric with multi-toned threads
  • Black ballistic nylon
  • Waxed Canvas
  • Plush liner with cushioning
  • More details here

Dash Sleeve Dimensions & Weight:

  • iPad Pro 12.9” w/ Magic Keyboard:
  • 12.25" (l) x 10" (h); 8.3 oz.
    31.1 (l) x 25.4" (h); 235.3 gm

  • iPad Pro 11” w/ Magic Keyboard:
  • 10.75" (l) x 9" (h); 6.2 oz.
    27.3 (l) x 22.86 (h); 175.7 gm

  • iPad Mini:
  • 8.5" (l) x 6.75" (w); 2.88 oz.
    21.59 (l) x 17.14 (w); 81.64 gm


  • Elastic top band to secure laptop.
  • Extremely lightweight and compact.
  • Dedicated back slot for Apple Pencil or stylus.
  • Rear zipper-closing mesh pocket for accessories (iPad Mini size has no zipper).
  • Interior is lined with plush, soft material.
  • TSA-checkpoint friendly no need to take iPad Pro out of the Dash Sleeve.
  • OPTIONAL: Keep your Apple Pencil protected in its own handsome Leather Case.


  • Domestic: Flat rate 2-day shipping.  Details.
  • International: 2-3 business day delivery. Country duty/tax calculated at Checkout. Details.

Customer Reviews

Based on 201 reviews
Gerald M. (Texas, United States)
Works like it should.

Excellent craftsmanship and the color is great.

Eric R. (New York, United States)
Beautiful product, as usual

Great products from WaterField - as a gift it is a great option to send someone. Super high quality, well designed and delivered very fast. The iPad case is excellent!

Greg G. (Florida, United States)
Still the best of the best!

I have owned close to 30 laptops and tablets and have used Waterfield cases on every single one. Still not found better fitting cases and get compliments all the time. I will guarantee I have sold a lot of cases for Waterfield, all my friends are very impressed. Hope you are doing well Gary, you know how long I have been one of your best customers.

Christopher F. (New Hampshire, United States)
A little bit of extra protection

This case is great. I have a slim magnetic case (not the apple one) and it fits perfectly. A little bit of extra insurance for when I put my iPad in my bag. My only concern is how long will the elastic strap hold up but so far it's been great.

Torin Q. (Illinois, United States)
Exactly what I was looking for.

This was exactly what I was looking for. It’s perfect for storing the iPad in my bag without worrying.

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Waterfield Dash Sleeve for iPad Pro: A College Student's Review

1WaySwim - September 25, 2017

“Overall, there is nothing negative to say about Dash Sleeve for iPad Pro from my experience. Being in college tends to be rough on devices. I’d recommend this case to anyone…I love it. It’s compact, protective and is easy to carry.”

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The New Dash iPad Sleeve

MacSparky - July 6, 2017

“I really like the updated Waterfield Dash 2.0 iPad Sleeve. It’s both attractive and protective enough to carry your iPad around without any other case.”

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Waterfield Dash: MacBook sleeve of the Gods

O'Grady's PowerPage - October 26, 2015

“Once again Waterfield doesn’t disappoint. Dash is an excellent sleeve to protect your 12-, 13-, and 15-inch MacBook in style.”

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WaterField Designs Dash Sleeve: Protecting your MacBook in style

Apple World Today - June 12, 2015

“Gary Waterfield and his team at Waterfield Designs do amazing work, and I've been happy with every one of the products that I've tested. The Dash Sleeve is no exception to the rule. I know it's well-constructed and will last longer than I'll probably keep my MacBook... after which time it will be used to protect some future Apple device.”

Apple World Today Rating (Out Of 5 Stars):


The Dash Sleeve is custom-fit for each iPad model. Sizes vary for your iPad based on your set up:

  1. iPad: 

    • iPad Pro 12.9" (available in Vertical and Horizontal):
      • NEW with Magic Keyboard - Size #31
    • iPad Pro 11" (available in Vertical only):
      • NEW with Magic Keyboard - Size #29
    • iPad Mini (available in Vertical only):
      • NEW with Smart Folio - Size #11

Click here for MacBook and Surface Pro Dash Sleeve sizes .


The mesh pocket stows accessories you'll need to stay productive.


"Fits like a glove. Perfect for those who want added protection for their iPad Pro without adding unnecessary weight or bulk. There's plenty of room for a lightning cable and some gear in the rear mesh pocket. The elastic band at the top holds the iPad securely in place within the sleeve." - Scott E.

NEW Forza Textile

The Dash Sleeve adds another high performance textile to its lineup. The Forza fabric is made by weaving together two yarn-dyed nylon threads in a unique basketweave creating a vibrant pattern with undertones. It gives the case a classy look that works well in both professional and casual settings.

"I used to own the red fabric Dash for the old iPad Pro 10.7. I bought the new iPad Pro 12.9 with the Smart Folio Keyboard in black ballistic nylon. I was concerned that the fit would be too tight with the iPad and the Smart Folio Keyboard. It's not bad. It works. I love the ballistic nylon material. Always satisfied with WaterField and especially their customer service!" - John K., South Korea



“I bought a similar case for my MacBook. This one is even better. Great colour (red) and keeps my iPad secure and protected. Excellent design as always.” - Jonathan J., United Kingdom

“I have the iPad Pro 12.9in with the keyboard Smart Cover and the sleeve fits great. Vertical opening is secure but easy to get in and out. Outside pocket holds my Apple Pencil. Love the color (green). Very happy with quality and the service from WaterField was outstanding.” - CCPG, USA



“Highly functional and distinctive case for an iPad Pro. Stylish and also formal enough for a business meeting. Slim form factor yet protective enough to slide into another bag. I love the ease of inserting and removing the iPad. Their customer service is very good and it is clear that they put their hearts into making their bags.” - Rajesh K. 

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