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« on: August 20, 2014 08:03:05 AM »

Hello Craftster community. I am new here, and also a n00b in sewing.
I have laptop backpack like this (not slots n things, just sections):

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This backpack is used to carry my laptop, but because I carry the AC adapter, mouse, mouse pad, books and pens as well, it gets very cluttered inside. I want to sew nets and black fabric in there. This is how about I want to look like:


How would I sew it, and any advice on materials?

Also, in what kind of stores can I find these nets?
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2014 09:51:07 AM »

You should be able to find similar type fabric at most fabric stores like Joanns.

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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2014 06:57:45 AM »

What I would do is make a bag insert - a panel with pockets - and attach it to the inside of the bag with snaps or velcro. That way you can test out what works/doesn't and you can change things over time if needed. Just take a newspaper or grocery bag to trace the size of the inside and you're good to go.

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