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Thursday, March 7, 2013

New Glasses & A DIY Glasses Case

Hey All! Did you see this picture I posted on Twitter and Instagram this week?


Well, I got some new glasses from Firmoo.com and they came in while I was at work, but Handy Andy was at home...and apparently he decided he wanted to try them on...

Anyway, Firmoo contacted me a few weeks ago to try out a pair of their glasses, and I'm really glad I did! I decided to take a little [fashion] risk and choose a pair of glasses that are different from any style I've ever worn before. But they were free, so there's no time like the present! I chose the Chocolate Brown Full Frame acetate glasses.


I actually really love them! Overall, I had a good experience with Firmoo. After choosing my frames, I just entered the numbers on my script from my eye doctor and ordered. All the glasses they have are really inexpensive, and I was a little worried about the quality, but they are really nice! They came ten days after I placed my order, along with a case, cleaning cloth and keychain screwdriver. 
And, guess what?! You could get a free pair of glasses too! Firmoo offers a First Pair Free program where you can get the first pair of glasses you order free, so go check it out!

Also, I decided to make a case for my new glasses, so here it is. I used some patterned fabric for the outside, and some white fleece for the inside.


I measured my glasses and added some seam allowance, I also added about an inch and a half for a flap on just one piece of fleece and one piece of the patterned fabric. Before sewing, I laid the patterned fabric right sides together and then put the fleece on either side.  Then I sewed the sides and the bottom, turned it right-side out and finished the edges of the flap. I added a button as well, but I don't have any instructions for that because, apparently, I'm terrible at cutting and finishing a button hole. If I can figure it out, I'm confident you can.



This was such a quick project, and really easy. I love how it turned out, and now I have a cute case for my new glasses!


Thanks for stopping by!


**I received a free pair of glasses from Firmoo to review. All opinions expressed on this blog are my own.

3 comments:

  1. Lovely project! Love the fabric too!Thanks so much for sharing. Would love to have you visit me sometime.
    Have a fabulous week!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  2. Fabulous post .They glasses really suit you.
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  3. It looks good on you, Liz! The frame integrates with the shape of your face. It must've been uneasy for you at first because it wasn't the type of glasses you used to wear before. But, I know that you got used to it afterward. I felt awkward when I wore my new one, but now, I'm so comfortable with it to the point that I don’t even feel like I’m wearing it sometimes. Haha!

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