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« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2009 02:01:08 AM »

That looks great! Very well done, and everyone loves Tetris, right? I'm kinda jealous of your hubby!  Grin
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« Reply #11 on: December 24, 2009 09:16:51 AM »

Beyond awesome!!
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« Reply #12 on: December 24, 2009 05:24:39 PM »

Awesome, awesome. Did you just glue on the sculpy buttons? Great job!
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« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2009 04:56:58 PM »

Thank you everyone! He did love it, woo hoo!

I printed on the fabric by using a temporary spray adhesive to glue some muslin to a sheet of cardstock and trimmed it to size to fit the printer. Then, just print like it's paper, and let the ink dry. Then peel off the cardstock. It's not washable, though.

For the Sculpey buttons. I poked holes through them before baking so I could sew them on after.
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« Reply #14 on: December 28, 2009 09:10:54 AM »

Cute! You did a great job.
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« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2010 11:43:23 PM »

This is so so cool! Well done getting it looking so much like a real one
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« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2010 04:09:38 AM »

Wow, great work!!
One question - is the felt ok, with the fluff, and the fan part of the laptop? or do you need to line it with fabric?
Just wondering, i want to make one for my mum for her birthday, but dont want to jam up her laptop!
Great idea though! Thanks for sharing
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« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2010 07:43:05 AM »

Thanks!

I don't think the fan/fluff is an issue, since it's meant to protect the laptop when not in use, and the fan isn't on when it's asleep or off in DH's bag.
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« Reply #18 on: January 17, 2010 01:24:08 AM »

aha, ok, cool thanks Grin just wanted to check - when i was planning on knitting one it kept saying about the fluff, but maybe felt is better because its more solid
thank you, i will use felt then Cheesy
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« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2010 12:55:29 PM »

it looks awesome, great job!
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