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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Crayola Wall Art on: September 03, 2011 07:00:08 AM
This is amazing!!!  I teach 4th grade, and I think I may need one of these for my classroom Cheesy
2  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Beatles on: June 10, 2011 07:45:12 PM
These are both fantastic!!  Love the John self-portrait- you did a great job on everything!
3  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Quilted Pot Holders on: June 07, 2011 01:08:20 PM
These look great!  I just finished up 3 bags using the same fabrics Smiley
4  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Firefly Cross Stitches for 2011 on: May 29, 2011 11:53:45 AM
These are ADORABLE!!  The lil Kaylee in her ruffle dress is one of the cutest things I've ever seen Smiley  And awesome job using your mad skills to raise money for charity!!  YAY BROWNCOATS!
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: New, Airport friendly Laptop Bag on: May 13, 2011 09:24:33 PM
That elastic grid is GENIUS!  Fantastic job!!
6  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: IPad case design revamp on: May 11, 2011 08:10:24 PM
This is amazing!  Wonderful job, and I love the fabric Smiley
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Little netbook case on: May 11, 2011 07:50:33 PM
Love it! Can you share more about how you made it?

Thanks so much!  I measured my netbook, and basically made long rectangles that were a little over 2 times as long, with about 2 extra inches on each side.  I trimmed one end to make the 'envelope' top, and lined both pieces with fusible fleece for padding.  Stitched the pieces with right sides together (leaving the whole bottom unsewn), then turned inside out and wrapped it around the computer.  Then, I marked where I wanted the magnetic clasp- I installed that to the one side of each piece. 

Then it was back to wrong-side-out to sew up most of the bottom, leaving a hole.  Turned right side out and sewed up the hole, putting a topstich along the top straight edge.  Then I pinned the sides together, stitching VERY SLOWLY through the 4 thick layers.  I left about an inch on the top of each side, and voila!  Netbook case Smiley

Hope this makes sense!  Smiley
8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Little netbook case on: May 09, 2011 06:44:07 PM
I got a new netbook a few weeks ago, and knew I needed a case for when I throw it in my bag.  I am working on a shoulder bag, and used my leftover material to do a case.  No pattern, and I'm pretty happy with how well it turned out!!


All closed up- I figured an envelope-type case would be easiest to construct.


All cozy and safe!


Peeking out!

I've been in a brain funk/creative slump lately, so it was nice to get inspired and creative enough to do this!
9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: March 2011 Birthday Swap Discussion & Gallery on: March 02, 2011 08:19:25 PM
Oooooh, I need to sit down and get my questionaire/list typed up!  I'm a March birthday, and I have next week off... would be awesome to have some major crafting time!
10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: The Get Well Swap ~ GALLERY!! on: February 26, 2011 12:06:17 PM
Tamalama, I'm so glad your box arrived!  Yay!  And I'm super glad that you like everything!! Cheesy  Enjoy the music and the chocolate!!!
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