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Dainty Drawstring Makeup Bag

By: Anne from The Elegant Artist
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This Dainty Drawstring Makeup Bag is a fun, useful, and easy sewing project. Follow this tutorial to learn how to make a drawstring bag that is perfect for protecting your important items while you travel. It is the perfect size for a compact or lipstick tubes, but you don't have to use it for makeup. This little bag can also be used to hold jewelry, mints, or even sewing supplies. Inventive sewists can customize this project to make a drawstring bag of any size. This adorable pouch is sure to keep your purse organized and your cosmetics safe.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

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I found that the hem could have been a bit wider, so when you draw the string it would have a more flower effect on the top of the bag. Otherwise it is a nice bag and the illustrations were easy to follow


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