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Topic: Click-Clack.... Typewriter Laptop Sleeve & Tote Set! Success!!  (Read 24061 times)
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« on: February 22, 2006 06:09:21 PM »

So, earlier this month, I was commissioned to create a sleeve & tote set by craftster member Raindrops (english lit student), to carry her laptop in.
She liked my vespa laptop sleeve that I'd posted on here earlier, and requested something similar, only with a typewriter and "click clack" instead.

This is what i came up with.... I'm SOOO pleased!! (sorry, it's pretty image-heavy...)






The tote's scooped front is actually a pocket! I screened the fabric behind it.

They were fairly time-consuming, as I was trying a few new things, and haven't printed with photoemulsion since college...but after a few minor hardships they totally worked out!  I'll be sending these to her later this week.

I've got to be honest... It's going to be really hard too give this all up. I've never made a matching set before, and there's just something about everything fitting together perfectly... sigh! I'll miss them.... but I'm confident they'll be put to good use.
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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2006 06:14:55 PM »

Everything looks awesome. The design and colors are great and the sewing is very professional.
Raindrops will love them as much as you do i'm sure.
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2006 06:16:07 PM »

i absolutely love it :-D great job. I agree, the matching set is amazing together. and i probably wouldn't able to give it up.

someone is going to be a happy little lit student
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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2006 06:17:18 PM »

ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!!!
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« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2006 06:19:39 PM »

that. is. amazing.

wow.

just, wow.

this should be a featured project--- fo sho!
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« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2006 06:24:38 PM »

Gorgeous!  So beautiful and obviously well made!  I love it!
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« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2006 06:29:12 PM »

They're just fantastic, so professional.  Does ordinary screening ink stick to vinyl/leather, or did you have to doe something special? 
Oh, I just looked at them again, they're so hot. Especially the laptop sleeve, I like the circle detail you've screened the typewriter on.
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2006 06:37:30 PM »

Sweet Georgia Brown, those are unbelievable!!

The cut away detail with text is so classy, and the blue-on-brown is totally eye catching.
As a fellow English lit student, I extend my jealousy Wink

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« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2006 06:52:11 PM »

That is so......It's beautiful  Cry

*cries happy craft tears and runs away*

I'm jealous!
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« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2006 07:03:08 PM »

First of all, I looove the idea and the stencil. Second, I love the colors you chose! They look so nice together. Third.. everything looks absolutely professional! You did an amazing job!!
How much did you get for it?
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