nintendo ds game case

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Boy asked me to make a game case for his ds games. He wanted something small, and had no problem with how it looked, only that it functioned well. I love hearing that because it means i dont need to fuss over the project to make it nice and neat. Hes perfectly happy with projects still in the prototype stage.

Here was my first go:

video_game_case_trial2

video_game_case_trial

Firstly, it was meant to hold 8 games, not 6, but thats what happens when you forget to include seam allowances in your math. Secondly, boy wanted it to fold in half the other way, so he made me try Prototype 2.

video_game_case2

I also found this old patch his mom gave me so I sewed it on there just for fun. Behind it is a little pouch to store the headphones too.

video_game_case

It sure is ugly, but it does the job for him so I dont need to worry about making a new one that actually looks good. Hes happy that it works, its small, and its made from pretty tough material (linen and canvas). Im glad he is so easy to please because i can just whip something like this out which a normal person would likely toss out in disgust. At least, i know i wanted to.

 

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