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Keep your computer elevated and comfortable at the same time...
I always looked for an easy solution to keep my laptop comfortable on my legs without burning them or cut the ventilation of the computer.
I watched out for some products and decided to do it by myself. So here is the result ;)

Posted by Serum vital from Germany, Pennsylvania, United States • Published See Serum vital's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials. You can use any fabric you want, mix it or make a patchwork. Then you need a (wooden) board that has aproximately the size of your laptop. For the filling i used an old pillow.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a piece of fabric in the size of your board, thinking of 1 cm seam allowance. This will be later the bottom or the top of your pillow.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use the first piece of fabric as stencil for the second part an cut it out.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now you should have two identic piece that are giong to be the top and the bottom of the pillow.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now we carry on with the sides. Take the height you want to have your pillow and add 2 cm seam allowance. I wanted my pillow 12 cm high, so y measured 14 cm.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 6
    Step 6

    If you do step 5 for all the sides it should look like this.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now pin the sides to the top of the pillow.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 8
    Step 8

    Sew all together and repeat with the other sides.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 9
    Step 9

    This is what it should look like after sewing togehter 3 sides.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 10
    Step 10

    Sew the last side and pin on the top. Sew all around.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 11
    Step 11

    Leave a gap for the filling.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 12
    Step 12

    Turn it inside out and fill it. Sew the gap.

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 13
    Step 13

    Now you have the finished pillow!

  • How to make a laptop case. Laptop Pillow - Step 14
    Step 14

    Now put on the board and you are finished. If you want you can hot glue it, but in my case it kept itself in place.
    Enjoy!

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nariel
nariel · Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX · 13 projects
Love it Happy
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Ms. Nikell
Ms. Nikell · Charlotte, North Carolina, US · 52 projects
This is great. I need to make this. Thanks for sharing^_^
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Kiah R.
Kiah R. · Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Thanks! I am going to do this (I want to do one craft on this site everyday of the summer, but at best, every other day) And this is on my top 10 to do list. I wanted to but one but this, much better! Thank you again!
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Sweet C.
Sweet C. · Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, CL · 5 projects
I have one of this my mom bought a long time ago and always wanted to have another one.... never thought od doing it myself....

thanks for the idea! Happy
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