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by pennyhal2 ( edited 9d ago ) 9d ago

I've been wanting to make eye glass cases, but I was wondering what fabric and stablilizers to use. I don't know what to line the case with...something not linty or likely to cause damage to the glasses. Any advice would be helpful!

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by pcteddyb 4d ago

I use cotton. I use a quilted design for my eye-glass cases so it has padding in it too (I use Flex Foam Naked).

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pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 2d ago

Naked Flex Foam!!! Now that got my attention! I'll look it up! Do you use a ball point needle to stitch throught the foam?

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by airyfairy 4d ago

Hi Penny,
I make many glass cases for charity. I always use a denim for the outside, tearaway stabilizer and a soft cotton for the lining.

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pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 2d ago

Oh, those are so cool! Thanks for the info. I like how you have the back part a little longer than the front. That's a good idea that I have not seen before. Thanks!

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by sewdoctor 9d ago

I use polar fleece to line....soft, and adds "loft" and doesn't lint. Cotton for the outside and you can use WSS or tear away .

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sewist1 by sewist1 9d ago

I use polar fleece also.

pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 8d ago

Thanks! I was thinking polar fleece, but didn't know if it was linty. I've never used it before, so I'll give it a try.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 9d ago

I think you are pretty save with cotton material. Stabilizer probably tear away or wash away. Since I am a quilter and have lots of leftover pieces I use batting for the inside.

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pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 7d ago

Thanks!

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