How to make a no sew sunglasses case

May 28, 2015Ama Buffin

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I can’t wait for the summer holidays! But there is still a long month to wait…so in the meanwhile we can make stuff for the beach, or any other sunny place you gonna go. Today, let’s make a sunglasses case. It’s easy to do and you don’t even need a sewing machine for this project.

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  • Leather or faux leather
  • 2 wooden beads
  • a ribbon
  • super glue
  • scissors and cutter

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In the leather, cut a rectangle of 8’x 10’

Fold the leather piece in 3 equal parts. Glue the edges of two parts together to make a pocket. The super glue works really fast, be careful not to glue your fingers ( I know this sounds silly but it’s happened once and it wasn’t funny at all)

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Trim the corners of the flap. You can use a small round recipient as guide.

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Cut a leather circle, and glue it inside the flap. Try to center it.

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In the middle of the circle make a hole to pass the ribbon. You can use a punch or a cutter.

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Pass the ribbon in the hole and attach it. Put a bead at each end of the ribbon and make a knot.

And your new sunglasses case is ready! To close it, you just have to wrap the ribbon around the case and slide the beads under it. Now you can enjoy the summer with a new classy sunglasses case!

If you want to give a try and make a sewn pouch, you can make one in 30 minutes with this tutorial!

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Comments (4)

  • Vicki

    June 16, 2015 at 6:49 AM

    Very clever idea! Thanks for sharing.

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    June 25, 2015 at 8:29 AM

    […] Carrying a pair of sunglasses seems so simple but its not that simple if you don’t have a case for your sunglasses as you will end up getting scratches on it so if you have misplaced your case here is an easy way to make your own sunglasses case. […]

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    July 30, 2015 at 8:37 AM

    […] NO-SEW SUNGLASSES CASE – DREAM A LITTLE BIGGER:  I have a bad habit of just tossing my sunglasses into my purse, leaving them scratched and dirty.  This case keeps them safe AND it’s a no-sew project. […]

  • Anita Mas

    September 17, 2015 at 8:38 AM

    This case looks like fun. The ribbon keeping it shut is a fun touch. I want to protect my new sunglasses since I take them around with me a lot. They don’t fit in my old case since they are just a little bigger.

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