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« on: October 14, 2010 05:15:58 AM »

When we got my daughter a leapster it was obvious that we needed to get her a pair of headphones. And by obvious I mean she would turn the volume all the way UP and even after repeated requests to turn it down, the volume always seemed to creep back up.  I told my husband we should get her these nifty kid safe headphones.  The volume can't go past a reasonable level even for kids' ears. Perfect, or so I thought! They work great, but had this flimsy foam around the ear parts, notice i said had. Needless to say within 2 days the foam was ripped off and she had deemed the headphones "broken".   The husband was NOT happy with my purchase and I was not happy because she was now refusing to use them.  Well, I decided to try crocheting her some covers for them. The crocheting part was easy, the fitting the covers to the earphones was the hard part. I had to unscrew 4 screws on each side and then tie the cover underneath and screw it back together. I am hoping it holds together because she is gonna need these things for the move. So here is my handy work. I used DMC thread in 2 colors and a tiny hook.






Anyway, it doesn't look great, but it'll do!
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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2010 05:44:59 AM »

ooooo nifty! I might make some for my headphones, that flimsy foam thing always falls off!
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2010 05:55:13 AM »

This is so smart! At my house the kiddie headphones are missing the foam covers too. This is a perfect solution and who knows how many your creativity will keep out of the landfills!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2010 06:14:58 AM »

I love it when people create something that fixes something!  These are great. 
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