Friday, 13 January 2012


Myopia Cornucopia

glasses cases stacked

It required the full gamut of my leather stash (grey, maroon, blue, cherry red, and olive green) to make eyeglasses cases for my bespectacled friends and family.

glasses cases all

Leather is interesting* to sew with because the texture, thickness and stiffness varies so much between hides.

glasses case filled

The grey, for example, is very sueded and supple. The blue, however, is very thick and not very pliable.

glasses cases detail

By the way, if that post title doesn't entitle me to automatic band membership to Artic Monkeys, I don't know what will*.

*Interesting to me.
**Spectacle receptacle? Optical synoptical?

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