Upcycled Padded Mini-Laptop Case

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I have a cool new mini-laptop/tablet that’s super-easy to tote around, but I wanted to give it a little protection before adding it to my backpack on my way to the airport last week. I have a dress that I just turned into a skirt, so I decided to use the dress’s top for this project. I started with the elastic-ruffled sleeves, padded them with quilt batting, and folded and stitched them to size. Then I stitched the elastic ruffle from the neckline diagonally along the front, leaving it loose at the sides and back so I can pull it around the case to hold the laptop inside. A fabric flower from my stash made the perfect a-la-mode for traveling in style. ♥

Computer Bag

35 responses »

  1. I love it and perfect timing as I have been wanting to make something for my notebook. Currently I use the box it came in as a case it works at home but is a pain when I want to travel with it.

  2. Pingback: What Can You Make With a (comfybutunflattering) Dress? | PILLOWS A-LA-MODE

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