SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login

Tips & Techniques > custom eyeglass case needed rigidness

Viewed 5195 times
Posted by: SewVeryTall
photo

 
 
About SewVeryTall starstarstarstar
NE USA
Member since: 3/2/04
Reviews written: 161
Sewing skills:Advanced
Favored by: 63 people
tips added: 68
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 3/2/04 10:51 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 5 people   
My skinny reading glasses just flopped around in an ugly normal size eyeglass case in my purse. I decided to make a pretty case that would be the right size, and realized the case would need something rigid to protect the glasses properly. I cut up a plastic gallon size jug that milk comes in, and used the "corners" of the sides. I glued batting to both sides of the plastic pieces, then covered the outside of the case with fabric, sewing by hand to hold both sides together [good project while watching tv]. Added the lining, and voile, done. The milk jug plastic gave the perfect stiffness to the project...a new way to recycle, lol. I'm new to this site, and I love it already!
:) Ardis

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques


2 Comments
Login to Add a Comment
KAB said...
Thinking creatively - adaptable to cases for all those tiny but fragile electronic music MIDI boxes my DH is always needing.
5/18/06 12:03 PM
Tee Jay said...
What a neat idea! I was thinking of making a calculator case and a cell phone case and the milk jug might work for those things, too. Thanks.
3/3/04 7:24 AM
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Altering Pants
Altering Pants

Register

Bust Adjustments
Bust Adjustments

Register

SewBaby The Hat Shoppe Pattern

SewBaby The Hat Shoppe Pattern

Buy Now
Jamie Christina Mission Maxi Paper Pattern

Jamie Christina Mission Maxi Paper Pattern

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.