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« on: December 26, 2007 07:24:21 PM »

Since we've switched uniforms at work from BDU's to ACU's I've got plenty of camoflauge fabric lying around. They are taking up space so I decided that I will start recycling them. So far, I've made my dad an apron (I will post pics once I find them) and this is my second project. I also am in the process of making a messenger bag for my son, I've found several projects on here for inspiration. I made this laptop sleeve for my hubby, he's been wanting one for a while but we just don't have the money for a new one. I used the back of a medium bdu top and used one of the pockets and buttons; everything came from the 1 top. I lined it with fleece. Anyway, here's the sleeve for his Mac:
 

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« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2007 07:38:34 PM »

wow, What a great idea!  I love how you're re-using fabric to make something that Rocks!

I think I'm going to need one of these....  (looking at my laptop)

And the pocket!  now thats just cool.
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« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2007 08:00:06 PM »

i like this idea*  r u members trying to tell me "MAKE ONE FOR UR LAPTOP"  i have been wanting to just never finished the one i started because it is black with dragonflies and the one i bought once i got my laptop i black and grey!  i think i have the perfect fabric NOW TO FINALLY MAKE MYNE!!  i will post my sleeve one i complete it*
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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2007 08:44:29 PM »

Hmmm, I have been thinking of reconning my old DCU's, but I don't know if I could look at more camo around the house!   Cheesy

You did a great job!
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« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2007 11:10:20 AM »

awesome idea, I been wanting to make my daughter ( tomboy) a laptop sleeve, I need to keep a lookout for some bdus at the thrift shop!
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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2008 03:48:57 PM »

This is great. I am totally getting into use old bdu's for things. Great idea.
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2008 08:10:09 PM »

What an awesome idea. I'll have to make one up for my best friend in the AF. Now to subversively attempt to figure out the measurements of his laptop......  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2008 09:09:03 AM »

looks great.  My daughter wants me to make her one.  I'll keep yours in mind for an example .  Again, it is really nice.
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