Make a Sunglasses case

Here's a quick and easy make for Summer.

Download this FREE sewing pattern and make a case for your sunnies now. Embellish with an applique design, see how below...

You will need:
Tools - Materials -
  • 15cm lightweight cotton Fabrics
  • Scrap fabric and Bondaweb for optional applique picture
  • 50cm Cord or ribbon for the drawstring

Download this FREE sewing template

1 > Cut 2 rectangles of fabric to fit your sunglasses

(The fabric used here is Riley Blake 'Girl Crazy Stripe')

.............................................................

2 > Optional - If you wish to Applique specs onto your case see below (If not skip to step 6)

Trace or freehand a pair of sunglasses onto bondaweb (here's the template that we used)

3 > Cut out your drawing with a small border and bond to the reverse of your chosen scrap fabric

4 > CUT out your applique shape to your original drawn line

5 > BOND your applique shape to the right side of one of your rectangles.

(Note the placement of the glasses off center to the right)

.............................................................

6 > STITCH your 2 rectangles right sides together up to the notch shown on our sewing pattern.

7 > PRESS seams open

8 > FOLD top edge down to create a channel with openings at the side seam

9 > SEW approx 1.5cm hem leaving room in the channel for your cord / ribbon

9 > THREAD your chosen cord through the channel to finish

(TOP TIP: Use a safety pin to draw the cord through easily)

Use beads or embellishments to add a little fun to your case.

Et Voila! Play around with different fabrics, this case could even be used to hold a phone or jewellery.

Happy Sewing

Back to blog

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.

  • 5 ways to Sew Sustainably

    5 ways to Sew Sustainably

    5 ways to sew in a more sustainable and planet friendly way. 

    5 ways to Sew Sustainably

    5 ways to sew in a more sustainable and planet friendly way. 

  • Petal Sun Hat Tutorial

    Petal Sun Hat Tutorial

    Make a reversible kids flower sun hat with this sewing tutorial and PDF sewing pattern available to download.

    Petal Sun Hat Tutorial

    Make a reversible kids flower sun hat with this sewing tutorial and PDF sewing pattern available to download.

  • Scrap Busting

    Scrap Busting

    5 scrap busting sewing projects to help you be more sustainable and waste free in your sewing.

    Scrap Busting

    5 scrap busting sewing projects to help you be more sustainable and waste free in your sewing.

1 of 3