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How to make Vintage Leather DIY Earbud Case or Earphone Holder

I am sharing a very simple tutorial for how to make your own Vintage Leather DIY Earbud Case or Earphone Holder.  And it is one of my favorite craft projects I have done in a while; I am really excited about it!  This is perfect for you to use or to make as a gift to give to a friend, or family member.  And if you grab a color of leather that the men in your life would like, this would make a perfect gift for the holidays, a birthday, or any time of year!  So grab your needle and thread and follow my easy tutorial for this Vintage Leather DIY Earbud Holder!

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

I don’t know about you, but we have an earbud and USB cord problem in our home as we have lots of USB cords and earbuds around. My sister and I always keep some in our purse. And frankly, we were sick of them getting all tangled up. So, I decided to make my own DIY earbud holder and am excited to share the tutorial with you.
I was inspired by these awesome  Vintage Leather Earbud Case by TheArtifactoryStudio in the Etsy shop

Plus, I definitely wanted to make my own so that I could customize them.  They are super easy to make and the personalization options are endless.  Read on to learn how to make your own DIY earbud holder….!

This tutorial is also helpful for those who want to reuse those old Mini CD’s you get for data installation etc…!

Supplies:

  • Leather
  • Mini CD’s
  • Needle and thread
  • Super glue
  • Old calendar
  • Scissors
  • Snap buttons
  • Marker

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

280px-mini_cd_vs_normal_cd_comparison

the difference in size of Mini CD and Normal CD

 

Let’s get started:

Take the mini CD and trace the outline on the leather and cut.

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Now you have to sew the leather to create the real vintage look.

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

This is how it will look after stitching…… Now you have to paste it on the mini CD’s with super glue…..

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Look of the mini CD’s from back side after pasting the leather….

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Now for the flap you need a long piece of leather, thickness will depend on how broad you want it to be…… Then create the same stitching look… and attache the top part of the snap button….

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

The snap button is attached on the flap so it is not visible from the outside……

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

These are the three pieces….

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Now place the long leather piece around the mini CD and mark the position of the bottom part of the snap button with the marker….

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Then attach the bottom part of the snap button at the mark….

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

and now you have to cover the inner side of the CD’s with the piece of old calendar…. I did the same with the long leather piece to give it some strength……

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Apply some super glue on the edge of the mini CD and stick the long leather piece…..

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Don’t stick the flap portion…..

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Repeat this to stick the second mini CD……

You’re Done….

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Keep your earphones or USB cords in it and get rid of tangled earphones…..

You may even keep some cash in it……

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

You may attach a pretty leather bow to give it a girly touch…..

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

How to make vintage leather diy earbud case or earphone holder

Hope you like it…….. diy empress

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