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DIY “Rebecca Minkoff” inspired Sunglasses Case with Pattern


An absolute eye-catcher

What a great way to store all your favorite sunglasses! And why stop at sunglasses? This funky case has a perfect handy size to be a clutch. It has enough room for all the life-saving things every girl carries around.

DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}

 

You will need:
  • leather/faux leather/felt with smooth back
  • pattern
  • plastic zipper
  • edding permament marker
  • glue, pen, scissors, matching thread and sewing machine with leather needle
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}
1. Download the pattern and print it out on thick paper. That way it will be easier to trace the pattern.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}

 

2. Trace the pattern onto the wrong (left) side of the leather.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}

 

3. Cut out.

 

DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}
4. Apply thin line of glue around the zipper slit.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}

 

5. Glue on the zipper.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}
6. Sew around the zipper.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}
7. Place the sunglasses pattern in the middle and trace carefully the outline and the inline of the pattern.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}
8. Trace the pen lines with the Edding marker. You have to do it slowly and very carefully- from one side to another. Once the color is set you won’t be able to remove it.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}

 

9.Trace the lines agin for better saturation.

 

DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}

 

10. Apply thin line of glue around the edge.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}

 

11. Fold the pouch together and press the sides – edge to edge. Wait until the glue is dry.

 

DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}

 

12. Sew all the way around the edge.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}
13. Cut a thin leather stripe and knot it around the hole in the pull zipper.
DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}

 

 

 

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5 Comments

  • Reply
    Helena Resende
    16. May 2015 at 7:01 PM

    Really nice 🙂

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  • Reply
    Sabrina
    18. May 2015 at 4:03 PM

    Das ist ja mal ne Coole Idee.

  • Reply
    Carol dos Santos Gijon
    19. May 2015 at 12:02 PM

    I have one question…. which size is the zipper? Thanks a lot!!! 🙂

    • Reply
      NiaKunn
      19. May 2015 at 5:22 PM

      Hey Carol,
      if you're using the pattern from the blog your zipper should be at least 17 cm (6.69") long. But my zipper was longer. I just shortened it to the proper length. Works too.

    • Reply
      NiaKunn
      19. May 2015 at 5:31 PM

      Size: medium (5) plastic

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