A couple of years ago I bought a Logitech Headset ClearChat Style. The set was a nice little price and perfect for Skype. And after a few years the headset still works fine.
However I did get a problem with the soft ear cushions falling apart.
"Easy to fix" I thought, I'll just buy some new ones.
Alas: these are not available!
A friendly guy at the electronic shop helped me trying if other brands would fit, but we couldn't find the right ones.
So I got in touch with Logitech, asking which replacement ear cushions they would advice. But they couldn't advice beyond whether or not the warranty still would apply.
I knew my purchase was too long ago for that. But I didn't want to discard a complete headset, just because I couldn't find new foamy ear cushions.
So it was time for a creative solution:I made my own ear cushions from organic cotton.
Here is the crochet pattern for headphone ear cushions:
Big organic Cotton (I used Linea Pura Organico from…
After coming across a post about Vivienne Westwood's Reading List I was browsing around on the WORLDS END SHOP blog and found an interesting free Do It Yourself pattern of the Drape Shirt. Enthusiastic I shared the link to Facebook friends. And now some friends are going to make it as well.
The pattern comes in 3 sizes (small/medium/large). The PDF has to be printed out on A4 papers. For size large it was 43 pages. Very important: do not mess up to order of the papers or you're screwed!
Clear a floor space of 2x2 meter minimum.
Start in the top left corner. Lay the first printed page down. Place the second under it. Continue till page 5. Then cut page 6. The lowest half of page 6 fits on the right side of page 1. See photo's:
The arrows show where to connect the pages. Then crawl on all fours for half an hour with cellotape taping all the pieces together.
Once I had this &quo…