I don’;t know about you, but I have a bit of a purse difficulty. I have every thing I could ever probably need for the next 12 months shoved into my purse, and all the snacks, hand lotion, and miscellaneous candy (that was generally put there by my husband) can occasionally leave a bit of a mess on bad innocent bystander products- like my sunglasses. I normally have to wipe some type of crumbs off my sunnies before I place them on, so it appeared like a leather sunglasses case to shield my shades was in buy. Here is what I did:
Supplies: Thin leather (genuine or faux) in 2 various colors, leather glue, fabric scissors, one/2” magnetic snap.
one. Reduce a paper template that is 8.5 x 4 inches. Trace 2 of the rectangles onto the wrong side of your principal color of leather and lower them out. 2. Making use of your 2nd leather selection, cut out your accent form for the front of your pouch. 3. Use the leather glue to glue your leather shape onto the front side of one of your outdoors leather panels (glue the shape off center so it will be centered once the pouch is comprehensive). Sew about the edge of the accent form for extra hold. 4. Subsequent, you will want to attach the magnetic snaps. With the center of your snap about 3/4” inch away from the leading of your major panels, push the prong side of the snaps encounter down onto the leather so that an indent seems. Use an X-Acto knife to make 2 small slits in the leather where the 2 indents are so you can push the prongs via to the other side (make positive the magnetic sides are on the proper side of the leather). Slide the silver backings onto the prongs on the wrong side of the leather, and push the prongs flat. 5. Fold the top of each and every leather panel so that the magnetic sides are now facing inward, and sew straight across the bottom of the fold to safe. 6. Spot your leather panels collectively with the proper sides dealing with inward, and glue the outside edges collectively although leaving the top open (gluing the leather is easier than attempting to pin it together). As soon as the glue is dry, sew about the edges with a one/4″ seam allowance, and round the bottom edges as you sew so it truly is easier to turn within out. seven. Flip your pouch the correct way out and you have a new home for your sunnies!
I can currently tell that this is going to preserve my sunglasses cleaner and make them much less difficult to uncover in my purse than they were before. Plus, it tends to make a fantastic present concept too. Feel of all the different types you could do on the front: hearts, stripes…cats! Oh man, I guess I have a handful of far more to make! xo. Laura
Credits // Author and Photography: Laura Gummerman