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Bio Haz Laptop Bag & Beaded Zipper Pull

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Traditional, Hipster, Cute, Funky, Whimsical, Casual, Classic
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What materials did you use? Upholstery Fabrics, Sports Zipper, Handmade Polymer Clay Beads, Upcycled Brass Charms, Buttons, Machine Embroidery Designs (2), Embroidery Floss.

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What are you most proud of? I added a side grab handle for leverage to zip open the bag. The zipper pull contains some of the red/purple/orange polymer beads I made, and strung on a black cord "shoe string" and embellished a bit more with some seed beads, and brass charms from my jewerly junk drawer. Fun look, and makes the zipper ride like a roller coaster. Wheeeee! I added red, yellow, and purple buttons for contrast, and red embroidery floss running stitches around the pockets.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take time to have a cup of tea--especially when you stick yourself with a pins several times in a row. I must have been in quite a flurry of excitement putting this laptop together. Scraped myself good with pins today. I had three cups of tea!

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Very smart looking. I'm impressed.

01/08/2013 Flag

Very sharp!

01/10/2013 Flag

wow love it

01/09/2013 Flag

Fabulous bag! Love the construction and the all the fun little buttons and beads. The entire thing is just so very unique! As for pin pokes, I know just what you mean. I seem to wind up bleeding at least once with every major project. lol

01/09/2013 Flag

So interesting and unique!!!!

01/09/2013 Flag