Someone left a pair of reading glasses in the store this summer and since they went unclaimed for more than a month I considered them lawful crafting fodder.¬†Here’s what we came up with!

Plaiditude Barrettes:

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You will need:

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  • Mod Podge
  • Glue (we used E600)
  • Fabric Scraps
  • Barrette blanks
  • Sponge brush
  • Small scissors

 

 

1.) Pop the lenses out of the old eye glasses, you can save the frames for another project or discard them at this point.

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2.) Decide which portion of your fabric you want to show.

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3.) Cut around the decided area allowing for a thin edge which will be removed later.

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4.) Apply Mod Podge to the inside of your lens with your sponge brush.

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5.) Place cut fabric piece on freshly Mod Podged lens and press firmly.

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6.) Apply a layer of Mod Podge to the top of the fabric.

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7.) Let dry completely.

8.) Trim the edges with small scissors20140919_145302

9.) Apply Glue along the entire top side of your blank barrette.

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10.) Center barrette on the back of the lens, on the same side you glued your fabric to.

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11.) Enjoy your awesome 1 of a kind Plaiditude Barrettes!

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