How to Create a Laptop Sleeve Out of a Sweater
One of the earliest known online bingo games was launched in 1996 but it wasn’t until 2006 that it had reached a global gross gaming yield of $500 million. This is backed up by the information released by Parlay Entertainment back in 2007.
The success of online bingo sites can be attributed to their massive marketing and advertising campaigns. Through audience research into gaming advertising on television, published by Ofcom, of all gambling advertisements on television in 2012, 532,000 were bingo adverts; 411,000 adverts for online casino and poker services; 355,000 adverts for lotteries and scratch cards; and 91,000 sports betting adverts.
Despite already having established a name in the industry, online gaming companies still do extensive improvements to further promote brand awareness. Cashcade Ltd., operator of CheekyBingo, has enlisted UM London to deliver planning and buying expertise across their bingo brands. Cashcade Ltd. was the pioneer in bringing online bingo to a mass market, via television advertising.
Because of its extreme popularity, online bingo has also influenced different aspects of life including the world of arts and crafts. Numerous bingo DIY projects have emerged in websites such as Etsy and Pinterest. Here is a DIY project ideal for people who love to play online bingo on their iPads.
a sweater made of 100% wool, size: large
laptop to determine measurements
First step is to place your laptop on top of the sweater to see which part you prefer to obtain from the fabric to create the sleeve. Since knits tend to stretch, it is essential to get a good fit.
Cut the remaining two sides, using your laptop as a pattern. It is recommended to use one of the sweater’s accessible seams as a sleeve side, and to utilize the base rib as your open side to save time and cut down on the sewing.
Put the laptop inside after turning the sweater inside out. While slightly pulling the sweater, fasten the open sides with pins to see where you need to sew. This will also keep the sweater in place while it is being created. Leave about an inch allowance, to serve as padding for the sides.
Fine-tune the sewing machine’s foot and tension to put up the sweater. A larger needle and a different foot might be required depending on how huge your sweater is, or if it has cables. Begin with a straight stitch, in the corner next to the finished seam; sew a straight line, following your pins as a guide.
As you get to the corner, stop sewing, elevate your foot and reverse the sweater. Return your foot down and continue straight stitching the last open side. Using the machine’s reverse direction button, stitch back about 1/2 inch, release and then stitch forward as you approach the end. This stops the stitches from unscrambling from repeated use of the sleeve.
While the newly sewn sleeve is still inside out, sew a zig-zag or serge each layer individually at the trimmings where it was cut. This is to prevent the sweater from separating. After turning your laptop sleeve right side out, glide your laptop in. Use and enjoy your upcycled laptop sleeve!