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DIY Reverse-Applique Eyeglass Case

comments (4) January 19th, 2017     

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CalPatch cal patch, contributor
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Use up some fabric scraps to make this cute, appliquéd eyglass holder.
You probably have everything you need to make one of these.
Use your glasses as a guide for how big to cut.
Use up some fabric scraps to make this cute, appliquéd eyglass holder.

Use up some fabric scraps to make this cute, appliquéd eyglass holder.

Photo: Cal Patch
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4. Sew the edges. With right sides together, fold the case up (long enough to fit your glasses), and seam the sides with a running stitch.


Fold the case inside out and pin...


...then stitch up the sides with a running stitch as well.

Reinforce the top of each seam with a few extra stitches for strength.


Make a few extra stitches at each side of the opening as this area will get the most wear.

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Comments (4)

RobinWarner writes: I love this...
Posted: 3:33 am on October 26th
socalgrl writes: Why weren't the leaf shapes cut out earlier, before sewing up the sides? It just makes more sense to work while the fabric is flat (easier to cut a flat piece any time).


Posted: 2:12 pm on May 2nd
tessi writes: I agree, it is a great project, but the reverse applique design is DEFINITELY Alabama Chanin, and I feel they should be given proper credit........
Posted: 1:11 pm on May 2nd
WendyQM writes: LOVE IT! I see the Alabama Chanin influence! ; )
Posted: 9:31 pm on April 29th
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