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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Sewing Project: Applique Makeup Bags



Hi everyone! Today I'm finally sharing one of the projects I've been working on for the craft fair coming up in May. I'm making these little makeup/everything bags to sell. It's been fun experimenting and coming up with the different designs. Now I'm trying to decide which ones I should make multiples of. Which one is your favorite?

For those of you who are wondering, the bags are made with a thick natural tone denim twill and lined with cotton. The designs are made with cotton fabrics which I adhered with wonder-under and then machine stitched around. Except for the feathers, which are from an old sheet, I came up with the designs. My boyfriend Phillip was nice enough to make templates for the glasses and the camera with Illustrator to make look a little nicer.

If anyone is interested, I would be happy to post a tutorial for one of the designs, just let me know!

I hope everyone is having a lovely weekend so far!


5 comments:

  1. The camera and the leaves. Just gorgeous! If you were selling them online I would buy, even though I'm not supposed to be spending at the minute! Damn temptation!

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    1. Thanks! I'm planning on listing some on Etsy as soon as the craft fair is over. Right now I'm in crazy mode trying to get stocked up for that!

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  2. These are so cute! I love all of them but I think the camera is my favorite.

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