Do anything, but let it produce joy.

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I made this laptop bag today for my good friend Katrina’s birthday! It’s so cute, I cut enough fabric to make two, so the second one should be up in the etsy shop sometime this week. Of course, it won’t be exactly the same as this one.

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My lovely friend/coworker’s favorite artist is Renoir, and her favorite writer  is Walt Whitman, so as you can see I wanted to incorporate them into the bag. I used left over iron on paper from another project.

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I lined the inside of the bag with leftover fabric from a diaper bag project from a while back (that I actually still haven’t finished). It’s a “Fun with Dick and Jane” print. :) I’m currently doing this thing where I’m not allowing myself to buy new fabric until I use as much as possible from what I already have. We’ll see how long I can go without making a trip to M&L Fabrics. Sorry this wasn’t the usual Upcycle project for today! This little bag took up a bit of my time. Now off to be techy and work on web stuff. Toodles and Happy Father’s Day!

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2 Comments

  1. Posted June 23, 2009 at 3:38 pm | Permalink

    Oohh…. love it! I was just thinking I need to work on some bags/purses. I was also thinking I should use up material and/or only do upcycle projects for awhile but…ahhh…now I want to check out this fabric store…

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  2. Posted June 23, 2009 at 3:43 pm | Permalink

    teehe… okay I just read a whole bunch of reviews… how did I not know this was there and can we pretty please **batts eyelashes at Tati** take a field trip there????

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    tatiana Reply:

    Yes! We definitely should take a field trip. We shall coordinate! I’m free probably the 2nd week of July?

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