Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Laptop Bags

Two little laptop bags!

This is the first time I have ever done something like this. My husband requested a laptop cover for his mom's new mini that she was receiving for her birthday. I  had the hardest time finding a tutorial that met my needs as I needed some where to store the cord too and none of the laptop cases I found had that.

So first I made one for me. I didn't want to give something crappy to my mother-in-law.

Laptop case closed

I used this tutorial at amy a la mode . I added a bit of length to fit the cord on the side. I am not happy with it. The tutorial was great. I just don't like the added width.

laptop case opened
By the way if you haven't noticed I seem to be collecting Momo fabric. 

So soon it will meet my seam ripper. Check back later for that :)

After I finished I had a better understanding of the construction. So I altered it a bit using the same basic math from the previous tutorial.

2nd laptop case

Ok a lot. I gave it a tab instead of a flap to close it and I made a pocket on the front. I really like this one and so did my mother-in-law. She even got all teary eyed. I was really nice to give something to someone who appreciated handmade gifts.
post signature

Linking to: 
Fresh Poppy DesignShow and Tell Green


  1. These bags are cool. Good finishes!

  2. They look great! I can totally understand your love of momo fabric ;). I have a bit of a soft spot myself.

  3. i would really love to have a patteren for the bottom one :)

  4. From following you on pinterest it seems you share my fondness for stars. I am attempting a star quit, which is a little advanced for my skill level, and wonder if you could help me with some troubles I am having. I can email details, if interested.

    1. Deneice, I wish I could reply to you, but this was left as an anonymous comment, so I don't have your email to contact you back. Of course I would help you out. You just have to email me, or leave another comment that is connected to your email address by signing in with one of your accounts. It could be google, aim, type, open id or any other listed account.

    2. deneicesmith@att.net
      I don't have any of the types listed :(

  5. Sibia Bags is one of the leading bags manufacturer and supplier of all type bags like Nylon Bags, Duffle Trolley Bags, Trolley Bags, Trolley Suit Case, Back Pack Trolley, Leather Trolley Bags, Conference Folder, Ladies Wallets, Men’s Wallets, Leather Overnight Bags, Leather Laptop Bags, Leather Office Bags, Laptop Bags, Gym Bags, office bags, School Bags, Haversack Bags manufacturers and suppliers need to deliver best quality products because these bags are used for various purpose in India. These products are used in all over India as well as in Mumbai. Sibia bags are manufactured with genuine leather or fine fabric.

  6. Our company is a major manufacturer and supplier of India known for Leather Trolley Bags delivery. Sibia Bags is one of the leading Laptop Bag manufacturers and suppliers in Mumbai, India. We have a broad collection of these bags in different colors, size and designs. Leather Trolley Bags are available at reasonable price so that anyone can afford to have a smart laptop bag to carry.Office Bag Manufacturer and supplierLeather Trolley Bags Manufacturer, Supplier MumbaiTravel Bag Manufacturer and supplier india

  7. Different from the ordinary laptop bags, there are laptop bags for women which are specifically design for the women kind to coupe with there complications that come along with there needs and demands.

  8. Very nice and helpful information has been given in this article. I like the way you explain the things. Keep posting. Thanks..
    i7 laptop

  9. Selecting the right laptop bag is not easy and it depends on your personal choice and requirement. However it is one of the most important accessories for your laptop. It protects your laptop and also helps you to carry your papers and other gears efficiently and at times fashionably.

  10. AnonymousMay 22, 2016

    This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

  11. AnonymousMay 23, 2016

    This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

  12. Ocean Gift Articles. We manufacture and create all kinds of bags with best quality out there. Products like school bags, trolley bags, office bags, gym bags, sling bags manufacturer and corporate gift supplier for Mumbai and all over India.

    Please do visit:


  13. Nice and interesting information and informative too.Can you please let me know the good attraction places we can visit:Carry bag Fabric Manufacturer in Mumbai


Thank you for taking the the time comment. Please know that I read each comment and they all make me smile.

Thanks for visiting, Jenn