Guide: Sewing your own laptop sleeve

Posted on Sunday, Aug 16 2009 @ 14:16 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ARS Technica published a step by step howto on making your own laptop sleeve, you can check it out over here.
With more and more people toting around laptops and netbooks, the market for third-party notebook sleeves and cases has heated up. However, as many of us already know, those offerings can sometimes be hit or miss—laptop sleeves can be ugly, expensive, or both. So why not show off how much of a unique snowflake you are by using something unconventional and creative?

Making your own stuff has always been a popular pastime among the geek crowd, but DIY projects have taken off especially well in the last couple of years. Here, we'll show you how to make your own laptop sleeve for any size notebook. All you need is some interesting fabric, a needle and thread, and a little bit of time.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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