Handmade Holiday Gift Idea: DIY Necktie Eyeglass Case

Published on December 20th, 2011 | by

DIY necktie glasses case
It’s getting down to the wire! There are only a few days left in which to choose and make a unique handmade gift for those on your holiday list.

But there’s no need to fret, because we’ve still got a few DIY gift ideas up our sleeve and they can be executed in just an hour or two.

This super fun tutorial from Olive and Love shows you how to turn a couple of funky old thrift store ties into a one-of-a-kind glasses case for your bespectacled loved ones.

Finished DIY glasses case

All you’ll need is a measuring tape, a seam ripper, some fabric glue, and a needle and thread. But I promise you there’s no sewing experience required!

Be sure check out all of our other DIY ideas in the 2011 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide!


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Beth believes many societal problems can be solved through sharing or other alternatives to the corporate system. I'm interested in exploring the growing collaborative consumption movement and how sharing is changing the way we work and play. See what I'm up to by following me on Twitter as @ecosphericblog.