I knew I’d have to do some work on our trip to the beach and I had given my Timbuk2 bag to my husband when he got his new computer. He has made it clear that my Timbuk2 belongs to him now, so I had to come up with something else. I decided to sew my own laptop sleeve and bag. First, I started with the sleeve:

quilted laptop case

The fabric was an upholstery remnant that was already striped and quilted. I used some bias tape to enclose the raw edges before I sewed on the zipper and I serged the inside seams.

quilted laptop case

I love fabric that comes with the hard stuff already finished. No patchwork or quilting was needed for this project, but it looks kind of fancy, don’t you think?

stash: The remnant came from the east campus textile sale. Zipper and bias tape from the thrift store.

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3 Responses to my new laptop sleeve

  1. Nima says:

    wow…very elegant

  2. Kelly says:

    Hey Julie, it looks great! Love the remnant and the bag is *terrific*! I’m already looking forward to next year’s sale! lol

    k

  3. Charlotta says:

    I love the red & white, and the texture in the fabric used. Wonderful work.
    Very impressed – I can’t sew for my life!

    Thanks for sharing.

    xCharlotta