Mini Cosmetics Bag

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As promised, here is the result of my new fabrics – a mini cosmetic bag! Not only was I excited to actually make something out of my new fabrics, this project also gave me a chance to practice sewing with zippers (something I’ve never done before). I followed this tutorial, but made mine a bit smaller and more rectangular, rather than square shaped. It is always amazing to see how all the pieces (somehow) come together as you sew. Most importantly, I love the end product and think its completely adorable! That, and it was relaxing to be able to start my crazy, monster of a week with a little creativity.

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22 Responses to Mini Cosmetics Bag

  1. So adorable, you’re so talented. I need to sort myself out and start actually making some of the wonderful DIYs I find online!

    http://www.blahblahbecky.co.uk

  2. Britney says:

    WOW! That looks store bought! I definitely need one of those. Hint hint.

  3. Gaby says:

    umm this is adorable! you should sell them!

    xxoo
    http://www.paperplanesandmaryjanes.com

  4. Nicole says:

    um, wow. i want to make one now!!! do i need the zipper foot?

  5. That looks so wonderful! I love your DIY projects!

  6. Kristen says:

    You did a fantastic job!! I’m so impressed!! I MUST follow the same tutorial and learn how to do this :)

    <3 kris&kel
    http://www.krisandkel.com

  7. meg says:

    These turned out so well!!

  8. Stella says:

    WOW,WOW,WOW!!! You are amazing! It looks real professional!

  9. Gloria says:

    you come up with the cutest DIY projects! love the fabric pattern, especially with that cute pink zipper!

  10. NAILSTAH says:

    Jaclyn <3 I hope you're doing well! This is absolutely adorable!!! You are so incredibly talented!!! I miss you!!!

    ~annie

  11. Katie says:

    I love the fabric, I would love to know where you got it! :)

  12. Jaclyn says:

    Hi Katie – Thanks so much for your comment! I purchased this fabric from Joann’s but unfortunately, I don’t know what it’s called. Its a thicker fabric from the “outdoor” textiles section, if that helps!

  13. Katie says:

    Thanks so much I will definitely look into it, and I will be making this bag soon! It’s so adorable, and you did an amazing job as well! :)

  14. Kathryn says:

    Do you remember your measurements?

  15. Jaclyn says:

    Hi Kathryn – I used a 3X9 inch piece of fabric. Thanks!

  16. Ann says:

    I was wondering if you could post how you made the bottom rectangular. I like your bettert ahn the tutorial. Your looks professional! thanks for the great ideas!

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  18. Gloria says:

    I made the bigger ones but now I want to make the ones you made what was your measurements for the material and zipper?

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  20. Jeannie says:

    What size did you cut your pieces for the Mini-Cosmetic bag? I love that size for jewelry.

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