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Wiggly Eyeglass Case

Practice simple sewing and make an eyeglass case covered in wiggly eyes to store reading glasses, sunglasses or your everyday glasses!


Materials

Wiggly Eyes Assorted Sizes

Craft Buttons

Ultimate Friendship Thread Case

Purple Craft Foam

Glue

Scissors

Pencil

Needle

Instructions

Step 1. Gather your materials.

Step 1


Step 2

Step 2

Download, print and cut out the provided template. To download the template, simply click the red PDF button above.

Step 3

Step 3

Trace the templates onto a craft foam sheet, then cut them out.

Step 4

Step 4

Cut along the dotted lines of template 3.

Step 5

Step 5

Place the cut out into the center of the matching foam cut out. Trace.

Step 6

Step 6

Glue the straight edge onto the bottom of foam cutout 2.

Step 7

Step 7

Thread your needle, and tie a knot at the end of the thread. Begin sewing on one end where the two pieces of foam were glued together.

Step 8

Step 8

Sew the two pieces together by folding the bottom piece over and thread the needle through both pieces of foam, then up and around to do the next stitch.

Step 9

Step 9

Sew until you reach the other end. Make sure to leave a spot for one more stitch.

Step 10

Step 10

To finish the row, end your last stitch on the inside and tie a knot.

Step 11

Step 11

Cut along the dotted lines of template 1.

Step 12

Step 12

Discard the two end pieces. Place the rectangle cut out in the center of the matching foam piece. Trace.

Step 13

Step 13

Glue one edge onto piece 2, perpendicular to the round piece.

Step 14

Step 14

Begin to sew where all three of the foam pieces meet.

Step 15

Step 15

Fold the piece forward and stitch the same way as the previous steps.

Step 16

Step 16

Sew until the piece is fully secure and finish by tying a knot.

Step 17

Step 17

Repeat this on the other side of the foam.

Step 18

Step 18

Cut a small slit on the edge of the half circle piece of foam.

Step 19

Step 19

Fold the flaps in and glue to secure.

Step 20

Step 20

Sew together.

Step 21

Step 21

Cut a slit in the center of the top of the large flap.

Step 22

Step 22

Sew a button where the flap from the previous step meets the front of the case.

Step 23

Step 23

Cover the front of the eye glass case in wiggly eyes.