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How to sew reusable make up removing pads, circles

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Here’s how you can create some reusable makeup removing pads- in a circle shape! It’s so simple, fun and easy to whip up these reusable rounds! And they make great gifts in a set.

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What you will need:

  • Flannel
  • Iron and ironing board 
  • Scissors
  • A cup or something in a circle shape that you can trace
  • Self-healing cutting mat
  • Sewing machine + basic sewing supplies

The steps:

   1. Iron the flannel fabric and fold the fabric in half right sides together. If you have a pattern, you could do your 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. Make sure that your stitch is going over the edge of the fabric. 

Recommended read: How to sew an overcasting stitch

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. All of them turned out wonderfully! 

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