Day 90: Case Closed!

Day 91: Tribal Dress
Day 89: Leaf it All to Me Top

Lots of you guys have asked what I plan on doing with all these shoulder pads I’m accumulating.  As some of you know, most of them are going to end up as toys for local shelter kitties (you can see the prototype here).

But guess what? I came up with another idea of what I can do with some of those pads!  :) 

If you’ve been reading this blog of mine for a while, you probably already know I have a thing for huge sunglasses.  :)

So what if they make me look like a fly?

Unfortunately, I don’t always take the best care of my sweet specs.  :/  They frequently get tossed into my bag or my glove compartment.  This of course leads to them getting all scratched up and smudgy. 

...or just completely destroyed. :/

I don’t care if I’ve spent $5.00 or $50 on my sunglasses.  I need to take better care of them.  :) The solution is obvious.  I need to put them in a flippin’ case already.  :)

I grabbed a couple of massive pads from Day 78.

Hey guys! :)

I decided I wanted my sunglasses case to have a funky quilted look to it (sort of like Vera Bradley on a bender), so I took each pad and randomly sewed curvy lines.  :)

Totally Freestyle!

After each pad was sufficiently quilted, I pinned the two pads together to make a sleeve.

Pinned!

Then, I sewed the two pads together, and cut off the round part of the pads.  I made sure to leave an opening on one end to slip my shades into.

Stitched!

I turned the whole thing inside-out to hide the raw and serged edges.

Inside-out!

All that was left to do was slip my shades into their cozy new abode!  :)

A Cozy New Case!
Now my specs are Safe & Secure!

Do you guys have any ideas for shoulder pad refashions you think I should try?  Lemme know!  :)

Cheers!

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