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How to sew reusable make up removing pads, circles

Here’s how you can create some reusable make up removing pads- in a circle shape! This is a super fun project and makes amazing gifts!

What you will need:

  • Flannel
  • Iron and ironing board 
  • Scissors
  • A cup or something in a circle shape that you can trace
  • Basic sewing supplies

The steps:

   1. Iron flannel fabric and fold the fabric in half right sides together. If you have a pattern, you could do yours wrong sides together, but I was tracing on the fabric and didn’t want the pen line to be seen!

   2. Using a cup or something else in a circle shape, trace out a circle on the fabric. The traced circle should be on the wrong side of the fabric. 

My circle ended up being about 3.75“ in diameter. 

   3. Cut out the circles 

   4. Place wrong sides together and using an overcasting stitch, sew all the way around the circle. Making sure that your stitch is going over the fabric. 

I used stitch 1-14 with a width of 5 mm. I tested out a few different stitch lengths, 2 mm vs 2.5 mm vs 3 mm. I found 3 mm to be my favourite, but all of them turned out wonderfully! 

You’re done! It’s so simple, fun and easy to whip of these reusable round make up removing pads!


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