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Topic: Tropical Themed Laptop Sleeve +Tutorial link!  (Read 1980 times)
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« on: February 08, 2011 07:39:18 AM »

(scroll to the bottom of the post for the link to my tutorial on how to make this!)

A friend of mine commissioned me to make her a tropical themed laptop sleeve. She wanted it envelope style and asked for bright colors and a palm tree, and left the rest up to me.

This is what I came up with!

from the front! i made my own striped fabric because i couldn't choose which color or pattern to use Smiley i really like how it turned out. And I purposely made the stripes different widths Tongue

from the back

from the back with the flap open

the inside. the button is just decoration, it really closes with a snap Wink also, i wish i had a brighter yellow to use here

close-up of the palm tree. those brown buttons were perfect for the coconuts!

CLICK HERE for my video tutorial on how to make this: http://www.youtube.com/user/soreribsin?feature=mhum#p/a/u/1/ijVnShTsPcs

*NOTE: the sleeve I made in the tutorial is a different one than I posted here.. sadly, something got spilled on the original one I made in the tutorial before it could be given to my friend, so I had to re-make it. I think I like how the one I posted here looks more anyway Tongue

Thanks for looking! Smiley
« Last Edit: May 14, 2011 05:04:12 PM by jungrrl - Reason: made title more descriptive » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2011 12:22:58 PM »

thats just absolutley awesome!!!! i love it!! you are so talented! wow! im feeling so inspired now!

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« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2011 12:33:35 PM »

thats just absolutley awesome!!!! i love it!! you are so talented! wow! im feeling so inspired now!

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« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2011 11:11:11 AM »

Really cool.

*insert witty saying here*

I has Wist.
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2011 12:31:03 PM »

Really cool.

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