You have your trendy sunnies. Now you need a rockin’ place to keep them safe. DIY your own leather pouch that’s *so* easy to complete. All it takes is a little cutting and sewing to create a fabulous case to impress your friends. Better yet, make a few and gift your pals for a sweet end-of-summer surprise. Find out the how-to below!

You’ll need:

  • leather fabric square
  • fabric marker
  • scissors
  • 2 clamps
  • thick, colored thread
  • large needle
  • glue
DIY Leather Sunnies


  1. Trace your template.
  2. Cut along the lines with the scissors.
  3. Fold the leather into place.
  4. Fasten with a clamp on each side.
  5. Add stitches to hold the fold.
  6. Embellish with whip stitches along the edge.
  7. Make a tassel. (Place incisions in a small swatch of leather, roll, and secure with glue. Attach to a long, skinny strip of leather fabric. Repeat two times.)
  8. Lace the tassel through the pouch flap and tie.
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(Photos via Brittany Griffin / Brit + Co; Styling by Alonna Morrison)