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How to sew make up removing pad bag

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Here’s how you can create these cute little bags to carry your make up removing pads in! This is a super fun project and makes an amazing reusable gift bag.

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What you will need:

  • Flannel fabric
  • Iron and ironing board 
  • Rotary cutter and cutting mat (or scissors)
  • Seam gauge or measuring tape  
  • Sewing machine
  • Sewing machine thread and needle
  • Twine, ribbon or something of the sort
  • Optional: pins

The steps:

Iron fabric and cut two strips of 5.5” x 19”

Just remember to account for a seam allowance in the width, and the length will be at least half the size plus account for the cuff.

Place the strips right sides together. Sew down the right side, pivot, sew along the bottom, pivot again and sew up the left side all the way to the end and cut the stitches. 

Flip the makeup bag inside out and poke the corners of the bottom out. 

On the top (the side that has not been sewn) fold the fabric inwards about a 1/2” or less, and iron.

Sew along the top, close to the edge. Now the bag should be enclosed with only the right sides showing.  

Now take the top, where you just sewed, and push it down into itself, inside the bag. Match it up on the inside with the bottom corners, this should turn it into an actual little bag. 

To finish it off: Fold down a little cuff, add twine or ribbon and embellish it however you would like! Place the gift inside, and if you’d like, add a gift tag!

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