I was instantly curious. I'm always trying to express my creative side-- and win money for it? That just sounds like a huge bonus. I'm usually paying money for expressing my creative side.
The email described a contest to design a new bag for the new stylish HP Ultrabook. Go to this website if you'd like to read more about it.
I had a few hours free last night and quickly the wheels started turning. I've actually designed two bags before. They both started with ideas in my head and then I sewed them up-- skipping the actual drawing out part. I really like designing bags and wish I could actually make the bag I designed last night.
Would you like to see it?
ps-- I made these drawings using Paint. Have I expressed how this is my
I started with this bag first-- for my female model.
The second bag I made was a bit more manly, so I drew in a manly mannequin to hang it from.
Here's my ideas for how the inside should look.
And lastly, some other bag designs. With all the National Conventions going on lately, I had "I Love America" on my mind, so I had to make a Stars and Stripes bag.
Here's what I wrote up about my bag:
The Luxury Slouch Bag
This over-the-shoulder bag was designed to perfectly compliment the HP Ultrabook, while looking stylish and being comfortable. This bag has a zip-top closer and is made of soft, sustainable leather on the outside and a fabric lining on the inside. The inside includes cell phone and multifunction pockets. The hand has an adjustable 10" drop. The bag measures 10"-Length x 16"-Height