How to make an easy, no sew toothbrush scarf (cover) to keep water and mold from getting into your toothbrush interior.
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I love electric toothbrushes. I do. But I hate how water leaks into the crevices, allowing mold to form inside. It’s gross and difficult to clean. Back in 2012, I wrote posts about cleaning my electric toothbrush and sewing a cover for it. I’ve been using the same covers since then and they DO help. They’re a bit of a pain to sew though and they don’t work perfect.
So I decided to try this new sew option which works GREAT. It uses up scraps of fabric that I’d otherwise have no use for. It does, I believe, give less space for water to get through. And it’s pretty. And easy. Allllll the nice things.
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- Scrap fabric: I used knit fabric
- Glue gun and glue
- Your electric toothbrush!
Obviously, this will need to be removed and thrown out once you go to switch the heads on your toothbrush. Removing hot glue is fairly easy so it’s not particularly difficult.
Don’t want to use fabric? I’m guessing you could just use hot glue to block the flow of water too- although I’m not sure if you’d lose vibration completely if you did that.
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