I found this cute laptop sleeve at The Cottage Home. This would be a great idea for anyone even guys. It could be personalized so many ways! Enjoy her tutorial.
that sleeve looks great.
my problem though is where to carry a cell phone.
womens clothes do not have decent pockets because purses take the place.
But you should not carry your phone in your purse because it sometimes wipes the swipe part of your credit cards.
If anyone has a design for a cell carrier that can be worn someplace on your person. Maybe around your arm or around your neck.
Don won’t let me out of the house without it now due to my health but carrying a purse and extras is not really an option. It also can’t be on or near a joint as that is just too painful.
any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Not really necessary till next spring as Parkas or at least coats are the norm now until May.
I get frustrated too with what to do with glasses or a cell phone. I have seen at out thrift store once in awhile small pouches on a long strap that you carry on your shoulder or cross body like a purse. They are about 4in by 3 in. is all.
If I remember right you said you knit quite a bit you maybe could make yourself up one real easy here is a web site (knitted phone cases) with some ideas you might google knitted phone case too and get some patterns if you need too.
Grizzly Bear Mom
As someone who injured her neck the upper left quarter of my body hurts! I am loathe for anyone to hang anything from their neck, potentially injuring it. Would you consider a small backpack or as we say in the states a fannypack instead? I never carry a purse anyone because I see it as an encumbrances. Why would I want anything in my hand when I go shopping?
I figured out what to do with glasses.
I keep them on my head. My short curly hair covers them and keeps them in place.
Just must remember to take them off when at the hairdressers.
Even he one day didn’t see them ran the comb through and they went flying.
I will take a look at the site. Can’t do much knitting anymore as my hands have started going into claws so I wear gloves almost constantly trying to stop that from happening. But cases and barbie doll stuff don’t take much time to knit so maybe I can get back into both.
Asked my dr. about the claw effect and he said get used to it as it will only get worse.
Not something I want to hear at 56.
thank for the site.
I wear a lot of button down the front tops because of a shoulder injury and most of the time just slip my cell phone into the top left of my bra (not down the clevage LOL!) I started doing this one day when I was working in my garden and had a pair of shorts on with no pockets and was expecting a call…what to do, what to do. The phone was easily accessible, I could hear it ring and I didn’t lose it. I know this solution probably isn’t appropriate for all applications in life, but for yard work, shopping and running errands, it works great.
Brenda my kids would tease me and ask if I was sure I had enough in there to hold it into place and not let it fall out. :) :) My kids – can’t live with and can’t live without them. : )
Grandma I just want to encourage you to keep knitting! If at all possible (I know it will hurt) using your hands and fingers like that could help. One of the wives of our church elders has really bad RA. Her husband is a chiropractor so he knows all about joints. He tells her to try to knit a little each day. On the plus side she makes beautiful baby blankets for all our showers. :)
I often wear a longsleeved denim shirt (chambric) and put my phone, glasses, and whatever other small items in the left pocket. Everything is easy to reach and find. I have joint pain in my hands and shoulders, and the big pockets allow me to reach in easily.
Someone with sewing skills can make a cell phone case, closed with Velcro and fasten a clip on it to then fasten/attach to your belt or belt loop. I purchased one a few yrs ago at a fair and I love it and still use it.(I have the flip type phone). Hubby has a ‘smart’ phone, and I was able to purchase a cover and a waterproof cover that floats to use when he is working near the water.
I also use the ‘bra’ thing when I’m outside working. Having fallen once with no one around makes me have my cell with me at all times-even though I don’t use it a lot, its always where I can get to it.