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« on: October 20, 2013 08:34:03 PM »

My laptop died a few weeks back and it was replaced with my first ever tablet: the Mircrosft Surface RT. Sorry to all my Ipad friends, but I really do love it! Smiley  I desperately needed a protective sleeve for it so I got to work using some fabric that I had had my monogram put on recently. The monogram was placed oddly: as if it were on an afghan...right in the corner of the fabric, which does not work well when you need to cut rectangles from fabric!  So I cut it on the bias and was able to create an angle flap for my sleeve using the monogrammed portion. And I am loving it!

This would also make a great envelope clutch except it has no pockets inside Smiley




If I'd had more time, I wanted to include a hole for the charger to go run through so I could charge while in the sleeve...but time wasn't on my side! 


Velcro closure as I'm not sure how magnetized snaps may interfere with the workings of electronics?  I also didn't need a button disrupting my monogram so velcro it was! 

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« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2013 08:51:38 PM »

You can still stitch a buttonhole on it for the charger cord to slip through! Even if it is higher than where the "port" sticks out, you can still snake the cord through that. Great job. I like how you described things for members, too. And bias projects are not easy to do. You did a fine job of keeping it square!

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« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2013 04:01:12 PM »

This looks fabulous!  I love the monogram and the bias-cut of the fabric.

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