Polyhedral Handbags Demonstrate Your Nerd Style

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Lenore M. Edman, www.evilmadscientist.com (CC)Lenore M. Edman, www.evilmadscientist.com (CC)

Lenore M. Edman, www.evilmadscientist.com (CC)

Check out the d12 handbag Evil Mad Scientist Lenore Edman created.

Drawstring dice bags are nearly ubiquitous amongst people who play with non-cubical dice. They can even be used as hand bags. But what about the inverse– a bag that looks like one of the dice? Here’s how to make a dodecahedral handbag using fabric, iron-on numbers, a couple of washers and a magnet.

The numbers are iron-on numbers from a craft store. You’ll need one each of 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 0, two 2′s, and five 1′s. If you can find individual numbers rather than ones in sets you may be better off. Canvas is a nice match for a bone colored die; I had some scrap around from a previous canvas bag project which was ideal. I used some interfacing for a little extra stiffness, and cotton quilting fabric for the liner and handle. Cut out twelve pentagons (yep, it’s a dodecahedron we’re making) of each type of fabric. You’ll also need to cut out some extra pieces for the lip of the lid.

Of course, being badass, EMSL also created a d20 version as well:

Lenore M. Edman, www.evilmadscientist.com (CC)Lenore M. Edman, www.evilmadscientist.com (CC)

Lenore M. Edman, www.evilmadscientist.com (CC)

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