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Tote your Thinkpad and port your Apple in style with this custom TRON-inspired laptop bag tutorial and accompanying CRAFT video. With a little soldering and sewing skills you can have your own light up satchel, sure to impress geeky friends. So grab your sewing needle and soldering iron and follow along.

This project is a collaboration between ladyada and Becky Stern.

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There’s a getting started pack at the adafruit shop with some EL wire, inverter and connector and other small bits you need. Read more about soldering to EL wire and designing and finishing your Tron bag.

Subscribe to the CRAFT Podcast in iTunes, download the m4v video directly, or watch it on YouTube.

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Becky Stern

Becky Stern is director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site:

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