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Keep your make-up organized in a sparkely pin-up girl bag.
These make great gifts, especially for birthdays. You can make them in any style you like. Just get creative.<br><br>
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Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1115 projects »
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  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 1
    Step 1

    Make a template for your bag. It should be atleast the width of your zip. I used an A4 piece of paper, folded it in half and then cut it down to size.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use your template to draw out the shape on to your fabric and cut this out.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out your lining fabric and your cover fabric.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pin the long sides of both pieces of fabric together and sew along this.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pin one side, width ways, along the length of the zip and sew this in place.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pin the other side of the bag to the zip.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew the other side up with the sewing machine. Unzip the zip so that you don't end up sewing the top of bag to the bottom of the bag.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 8
    Step 8

    Your zip should now be nice and secure.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fold the bag inside out.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 10
    Step 10

    Sew up the remaining sides. Remember to leave the zip open or you wont be able to get back inside the bag.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 11
    Step 11

    Trim off any excess edges and fold inside out.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 12
    Step 12

    Make or buy a stencil, and using fabric or acrylic paint, decorate the bag.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Make-Up Bags - Step 13
    Step 13

    Add a ribbon for the wrist strap and embelish with sequins, beads of jewels.

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Thimblelina
Thimblelina
Oh, you must tell me where you got those stencils. Or perhaps send them my way If you've made them? ;)
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Annie Ann Z.
Annie Ann Z. · Madera, California, US · 1 project
oh i love this so
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Megan R.
Megan R.
i love thisssss where did you get the stencils from?
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Xhizors ..
Xhizors .. · 2 projects
very pretty, I love them! did you paint the decoration yourself?
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Kenisha S.
Kenisha S. · 11 projects
Can i buy this off of you? lol its absolutely beautiful
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DollBox
DollBox · Tacoma, Washington, US · 1 project
This is a really cute idea and seems really simple too! Thanks for sharing Happy I'm thinking of making a Bride of Frankenstein one :B
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mew
mew · Division No. 18, Unorganized, Saskatchewan, CA · 2 projects
adorable! Who doesn't love pinup girls? The strawberry fabric is similar to the one my mother used to make me a pinafore for my third grade trip to a pioneer school house xD
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Kepi
Kepi · Los Angeles, California, US · 49 projects
I love Audrey & Marilyn! This is awesome!
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Gothictany
Gothictany · San Diego, California, US
I love your bags thank you for the awsome tut!
;)
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Cez
Cez · Los Angeles, California, US · 7 projects
i loves everything about it
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