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« on: April 02, 2014 07:18:22 PM »

Have had this pinned for a long time, so knew exactly what to do for this challenge. The site linked to the project is gone, so had to figure it out as I went along.

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Now I am all set the next time I travel, should I need to sew something. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2014 07:36:58 PM »

Ahhh, I love this idea! I've been using a little tin, but I may have to steal this. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2014 07:38:12 PM »

I have about 100 empty cases around the house! What a clever use for them. This would be the perfect thing to throw in a purse or luggage when traveling.
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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2014 06:25:53 AM »

Very cute!  I have that project pinned as well...I like that you can identify what it is by the tape measure trim outside--clever!
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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2014 06:27:16 AM »

Well done! What a handy travel accessory. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2014 06:28:05 AM »

Thank all for your comments. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2014 06:47:12 AM »

Cute and clever! I, too, love the tape measure trim. Wink
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« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2014 08:07:09 AM »

Ooooh, I love this idea!  I have oodles of eyeglass cases in junk drawers.  No one here even wears glasses. Cheesy 
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« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2014 03:20:59 PM »

I have about 100 empty cases around the house! What a clever use for them.
Exactly what I was thinking as well. I have a bunch of cases since both my husband and I wear glasses, but we never use the cases because we are always wearing the glasses.

HSG I love the fabric that you chose, the flowers are dainty and cute. I also echo the sentiment that the measuring tape on the outside is a very clever idea that hints to what is inside.
I might have to steal this idea!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2014 03:31:43 PM »

Cute case!  And here I finally got rid of all the extra cases we had when we moved. Shoot.
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« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2014 04:54:18 PM »

Such great comments. Smiley

You could even make these for gifts, and fill them with other things needed when traveling. Toothbrush, Qtips, bandaids, dental floss, etc.
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« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2014 11:17:01 AM »

oh a small first aid kit is a great idea!!
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« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2014 09:59:03 AM »

That fits more than I would have thought.  Those things are so sturdy.  Good job on the repurpose!
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« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2014 11:21:34 AM »

What a great idea!
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« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2014 03:50:50 PM »

This is nifty!  I just can't bring myself to chuck out all those unused cases in my closet either.  Sewing/first aid kits for everyone Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: April 08, 2014 06:01:22 PM »

What a pretty container and a great idea.
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« Reply #16 on: April 09, 2014 01:08:28 AM »

I like the way you decorated the outside of it!
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« Reply #17 on: April 09, 2014 02:53:05 AM »

I encourage you all to create one and find all the great uses for old glass cases. Smiley
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Oh man what an idea.... I want one!
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