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« on: April 07, 2012 03:27:28 PM »

I really love all the creative felt badges that LimeRiot has been making lately (you can view some of them here), so I decided to try to make one myself. My daughter's birthday is coming up, and I know she would love to sport a cat-eye glasses badge, as she wears a lovely retro baby blue pair of cat-eyes herself.

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Complete with rhinestones! It measures approximately 1 1/2" by 2 1/2".

These little badges are fun to make, but I do think if I were going to make several, I would invest in better quality felt. I just used the cheapy kind from Michaels on this one, because that's what I had in stock.
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« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2012 04:04:31 PM »

Ah now I'm all gooey eyed...My first pare of glasses were cat eye's. *dab, dab*  Now I'm all nostalgic Grin.  LOVE it rackycoo
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« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2012 04:04:42 PM »

tres cool!  are the glasses felt too, because their edges look so perfect like they are painted on Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2012 04:14:34 PM »

tres cool!  are the glasses felt too, because their edges look so perfect like they are painted on Smiley

Yes, they're felt. I have a really nice glasses stamp that I stamped on the back of the felt so I would have a pattern to cut out. (I'm a cheater whenever possible!)

Ah now I'm all gooey eyed...My first pare of glasses were cat eye's. *dab, dab*  Now I'm all nostalgic Grin.  LOVE it rackycoo

Thanks! I used to have baby blue cat eye glasses too. Hers are very similar to the ones I wore back in the late 60's/early 70's. It cracks me up that they're back in style, because I remember being so excited when I got my wire rimmed "granny glasses" and left those cat eyes behind.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2012 04:54:17 PM »

Very sweet! I love the rhinestone detail. And what a great idea to use a stamp for the pattern! That's not cheating, it's ingenious!  Grin.
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« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2012 07:28:27 PM »

haha I remember doing the exact same thing racky...oh I was glad to ditch the cateyes for some nifty John lennon wire rims Grin  Now I would totally wear cat eyes!

Good tip about the stamp on the back Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2012 07:46:26 PM »

Your stamp cheat is brilliant! I love the rhinestones.
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« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2012 08:50:46 PM »

Thankfully, I can not find the pic of me in kindergarten in my cat eyes in '68.  Or I would have posted it, causing me nothing but grief I am sure.  I have never been good with change, so I would probably still be wearing them, had my face not fit in them anymore  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2012 04:41:04 AM »

So adorable! The rhinestones are such a cute touch, she's going to love it!
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« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2012 07:42:23 AM »

Turned out great! 

Love the little rhinestones.
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