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« on: May 30, 2012 05:31:55 AM »

So, I was so thrilled with how my last sunglass refashion turned out that I thought I would try my hand at another one.  As mentioned in my previous post, I bought several sunglasses at Dollar General for (gasp!) a dollar a piece. 

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    Scrap fabric
    Hot glue gun

After popping out the lens, I glued the frame of the glasses to the back of the fabric scrap.  I cut the material around the frame leaving about a quarter of an inch.  I folded down the material and then hot-glued it to the back of the frame. I cut out the material where the lens belongs. I then popped the lenses back in which held the material down so I didn't have to glue it.  You can either stop here and leave the earpieces the original color or you can cover the earpieces with fabric.  It looks good both ways but I chose to go all the way and cover everything with fabric.

« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2012 08:07:25 AM »

They look really 80's retro- funky!

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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2012 12:24:28 PM »

Ha Ha, these are great.  I want a bunch in different colours for every outfit for summer.

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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2012 05:29:22 AM »

Very cool idea. I can think of a few people I know who would love these!

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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2012 05:33:09 PM »

 Shocked  I LOVE these!  Shocked I'm gonna be a copy cat and make some, too!  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2012 12:47:45 PM »

I am defiantly gonna try this with a pair of my old sunglasses... Thanks!
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