Today was a great day, as I put three boxes in the mail (or the Super Shopper did!) - one heading to Macon, one to Missouri, and one to Washington state! I showed you the bags bound for Macon yesterday; here's what's heading to Washington!
First up, a MacBook sized LapPack! Valerie wanted one made from Texas A&M fabric. She remembered the rules surrounding the licensed school fabrics I discussed a while back and didn't want to see me carted off to the hoosegow ... so we cut a deal. Not the same deal I cut once before, but I didn't charge her for this bag, so we're good to go. Cool enough - and thanks for remembering about that!
I asked my Guide Dog for the Color Blind what best went with Texas A&M fabric, and he indicated "more Texas A&M fabric". Or at least he didn't approve of any of the fabs I tried to pair up with it.
Dave, Guide Dog for the Color Blind
He IS from Texas... I guess he knows. I did sneak in a pinch of that solid grey, though, and he had no problem with that. Here's a look at the LapPack!
Since I had the fab, I also did a little key fob and an eye glasses case. :) Here's a shot of the bag open:
I used one of my lovely big, black buttons for it - I love those buttons! And you can see the solid grey there for the scrunchy closure. I think it's a good match.
Valerie also ordered a Dell Inspiron-sized LapPack and sent some cool aviation-themed fabric for me to use! Take a look!
I also threw in a key fob and glasses case her! Aren't they fun? Take a closer look at my splashes of color:
I think the red accents and that bright yellow button really spice it up - without making it look girlie. (This is for her dad; I'm fairly confident he won't be reading this. LOL!) I did try one of the black buttons and it was totally boring.
I used the plane fab for the lining, too:
I quilted both of these LapPacks with a white thread with a lot of sheen to it. It's just the right touch for each bag!
Valerie, I hope these two men in your life enjoy their new LapPacks as much as I enjoyed making them! (And Dave liked having a little bit of Texas in the house for a while.) Thanks so much for your order!
And thank you for reading!
They look so GREAT!!! I think the two recipients will absolutely LOVE them! Great work once again!!ReplyDelete
I would imagine the recipients are going to love their new LapPacks! They are wonderful!ReplyDelete
Stunning. I love them both. Even though I'm not from Texas.ReplyDelete
We know a few men who are going to be delighted with their new gifts. They are both just superb.ReplyDelete
Wow! They look great! :)ReplyDelete