How To: Make a Crafty Camera Strap.

by Chris Gardner

How To: Make a Crafty Camera Strap.

That black and yellow Nikon strap that my wife insists must stay attached to our DSLR is the most uninspiring, and perhaps downright embarassing, photo ecoutrement I can imagine.

Now THIS, on the other hand, makes me want to shoot the entire world.


  • Fabric of your choice
  • Some paper
  • A pen
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine and thread

Simply use your old strap to make a pattern, cut and sew, and slip your old strap in...

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Make A Laptop Messenger Bag

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created on: 07/26/08

Made from Anthropologie-looking fabric, the Laptop Messenger Bag has  a smooth chocolate brown recycled leather strap (from an Ann Taylor skirt) and a back pocket cut out of a recycled bomber jacket.  To be perfectly honest, I did take the outside pocket right off of my original Placemat Hack: Flaptop Laptop Cover.  This handy messenger version is easy to carry, quilted on the inside and has the added details of topstitching and that fabulous...

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