PDF Laptop Bag sewing pattern - This lovely laptop bag is perfect for those who are tired of the utilitarian look so many laptop bags have! The bold bow on the front lends style while the elastic topped pocket on the back carries your power cord, files, or other essentials. ABOUT THIS PROJECT: This pattern includes instructions for measuring your laptop, netbook, or other device to get a perfect custom fit! Basic sewing skills are needed, but it's pretty easy to sew for those who have a couple of projects under their belts! The bag closes with a very easy to sew button and elastic loop. Cutting instructions are included, not printable pattern pieces, so no printing is required! REQUIRED MATERIALS: 1 1/2 yard focus fabric* 1 yard lining fabric* 1 yard 45" wide fusible fleece interfacing* 1/2 yard batting (optional - if extra padding is desired) 1 pack of 3/4" wide elastic 6" of 1/4" wide elastic 1 1/2" or larger button (a button with a shank works best; fabric covered buttons are an easy and very pretty option) erasable marker or pencil coordinating thread * Instructions are given for measuring your laptop and making a bag that's a custom fit. The yardages above will be sufficient for most projects, but if your laptop is much larger than average, it might be necessary to purchase extra fabric. ??? IS THIS SEWING PATTERN REALLY "EASY TO FOLLOW?" Aivilo Charlotte Sewing Patterns are written in everyday English, as if a friend were telling you how to sew, with full color photos illustrating the process step-by-step. Each pattern is tested by a panel of sewists of many skill levels - to ensure the instructions are clear so you can enjoy a frustration-free sewing experience. Plus, if you have any questions while sewing, I'm always available at aivilocharlotte [!at] gmail.com to help you BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic sewing skills Basic measuring and addition skills SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Instructions are given to make a bag that is a custom fit for your device.