DIY: Make a laptop sleeve with a FedEx envelope

DIY: Make a laptop sleeve with a FedEx envelope – DIY site Instructables posts a tutorial on making a laptop sleeve from FedEx envelopes: I was looking for a strong and waterproof material to make my own sleeve from and remembered that FedEx and the US Postal Service both use Tyvek (or similar) material for their envelopes. My sleeve fits a MacBook, but the design is easily adaptable for other sized laptops. The project requires 3-4 envelopes, some felt and some sewing, and the result is a pretty good camouflage for your lappie as well. Thanks, Annie! Laptop Sleeve from a FedEx Envelope [instructables] [LifeHacker]
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DIY site Instructables posts a tutorial on making a laptop sleeve from FedEx envelopes:

I was looking for a strong and waterproof material to make my own sleeve from and remembered that FedEx and the US Postal Service both use Tyvek (or similar) material for their envelopes. My sleeve fits a MacBook, but the design is easily adaptable for other sized laptops.

The project requires 3-4 envelopes, some felt and some sewing, and the result is a pretty good camouflage for your lappie as well. Thanks, Annie!

[LifeHacker]


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