"She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness." Proverbs 31:27

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Lap Top Bag

Bobbi from A Vision to Remember  http://www.iamonly1woman.blogspot.com/ , asked me to review a pattern for her.  She sent me the pattern for a diaper bag here:  http://www.etsy.com/listing/60180731/pattern-rag-diaper-bag-purse-quilt-new .  Since I did not need a diaper bag, but did need a laptop bag, and my laptop was the exact same size of the diaper bag, I was pretty excited!!  God knows how to provide, laptop bags are at least $65 and when I got this pattern it was the perfect solution!   All I needed to do to convert the pattern is add a middle section to keep my laptop from flapping around and some batting on the lap top sides (I used a fleece baby blanket for this).
Here is the side of the bag with a nice big pocket, there are also two inside side pockets, and four big inside pockets.  Perfect for holding my mouse and laptop chord (or baby stuff for a baby).  I'm thinking of making me a matching purse too! 
I had to lay out the pattern pieces on the floor, and my cats were very happy to help me!  Here is the making of my bag in pictures!

My kittens were a big help!
After laying out all of the flannel pieces I had to lay out all of the cotton pieces.  It was a lot of cutting and I cannot imagine writing out the pattern for it as Bobbi did, but it was worth it!
If you want to make your own bag, you can either purchase the pattern from her Etsy Shop, or even buy an already completed bag.  Be sure to check out her Etsy Shop for all of the neat stuff she has there!

"Oh taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him." Psalm 34:8