Diy glasses case
Diy glasses case
It's so easy - hang it on your handbag and enjoy your new eye-catcher. Never misplace your sunglasses again! Read on to see how to make one yourself...
- Imitation leather
- Fabric paint
- Power Dots
- Press studs
- Straight pins
- Hole punch
- Adhesive tape for leather
- Key ring
- Template (dowload here)
Cut template out of outer fabric, adding a 1-cm (3/8 in) seam allowance around the entire shape. Iron to the felt using the Vliesofix and cut out
Cut template out of lining fabric, adding a 1-cm (3/8 in) seam allowance around the entire shape. Pin it to the cut piece from step 1 right sides together, and stitch around the entire piece. Leave an opening of approx. 7 cm (2 3/4 in) for turning inside out.
Iron a Power Dot to each side and trim the seam allowance to approx. 2 mm (1/8 in)
Turn the case inside out through the opening, press, and stitch the curved flap close to the edge
Cut out a 2.5 x 5 cm (1 x 2 in) piece of imitation leather, stick adhesive tape to both sides (final width approx. 0.7 cm (1/4 in)), and fold. Top-stitch close to both edges, fold in half, and stitch 1.5 cm (5/8 in) from the edge.
Fold the lower edge upward, insert the loop at the marking, and stitch both side seams close to the edge. Now attach the press studs
Copy the spectacles template with chalk or baste the outline by hand and fill with the fabric paint. Allow to dry and remove the chalk marks/thread
Never loose your sunnies again with this clip on glasses case. Attach to your purse, beach bag and travel duffle.
Make one for all your friends for a getaway, or if you have a lot of glasses, make one fo each!