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2.05.2010

MacBook Pro Case.

I made this laptop case a couple of months ago and am just now getting aroung to sharing it. This bag was whipped up out of necessity. All those pinstripes were quilted and were rather time consuming but I am pleased with the effect. I have to tell you it's really, really nice when function and form come together and you're proud of a project. Often, I realize after I've made a project I could have made it better by doing something differently. But I wouldn't change a thing with this bag. I didn't use a pattern, I made this on the fly with only a simple sketch to guide me. Have a looksee...Love this cargo pocket that fits the power cord unit perfectly! The pocket is outfitted with a patch of Etsuko Furuya's roadster fabric to make it a little more intersting...


The flap is secured by two strong magnetic snaps. The body and lining are both made of heavyweight canvas with interfacing and batting adding necessary structure and cushion.


Super slim, just like the machine is was designed to carry.



Sunshiny-yellow quilted lining with a giant offset patch pocket.
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10 comments:

Blue Is Bleu said...

Grey + yellow = one of my fave combos! It's gorgeous... love love love the car on the pocket. I've been meaning to make myself a messenger bag because I'm tired of the ones I have, but I never find the time!

Leslie said...

this bag is amazing.

Terriaw said...

Gorgeous bag! I love the canvas fabric and the quilting you added. I also love the pocket detail. I think I need one like this for my MacPro. I especially love that you just sketched this out and then whipped it up - great job, Erica!!

Rebekah said...

this bag is amazing! I love that you did pinstripe quilting...it looks so good.

Isn't it nice to make a project that you are 100% satisfied with?

angela said...

Awesome! Your quilt lines are perfect - I thought it was a pinstripe fabric! Hurray for perfect projects!

Joanne Huffman said...

You have such a good sense of design and construction! I love the tailored look. I'm always afraid to use magnetic closures with anything that holds computers or iTouches or stuff like that.

Stephanie said...

Wow, your bag is awesome! Love your pinstriping, goes so well with the little car detail. How do you like your mac pro, I'm looking at getting one, either that or a mac notebook, but I don't really know what the difference is.

Wendy said...

Great bag! Love the car on the pocket -

Madeleine said...

I love it! Wow the yellow liner really punch things out. And I love the Etsuko Furuya detail! Congrats!

jaybird said...

what a great case... if only i had a mac! ;-)