How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag

Learn how to sew a cosmetic bag. In this tutorial are many photos with comments how to make zippered makeup bag with lining.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 1

For making this makeup bag you need have very little fabric (outer and lining fabric about 30cm) and one short zipper (18 cm).

How to draft cosmetic bag pattern

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 2

The pattern of this cosmetic bag is very simple. Take one A4 sheet of paper and make such simple scheme. This is the half of whole a zippered pouch pattern.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 3

Place the pattern on wrong side fabric and mark the whole contour a bag. Add the seam allowance about 1 cm around the pattern.

Lining of makeup bag

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 4

For lining this makeup bag I recommend to use the one-side quilted fabric.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 5

Lining dimensions are identical to the outside of makeup bag. Place the outer part on lining fabric and cut it.

How to sew a zippered cosmetic bag

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 6

Start a sewing a cosmetic bag with installing a zipper.
Therefore, it is necessary to remove the universal presser foot on the sewing machine and set special presser foot for sewing a zipper.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 7

Now you need to stitch along one side of zipper, as shown.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 8

Fold the outer fabric face to face and sew second side of zipper.

How to add a lining fabric together with outer part of bag

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 9

Now you need to sew a lining fabric together with outer part of bag.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 10

Place the edge of lining to the zipper and stitch it, as shown.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 11

On the front side, it will look like this.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 12

So the makeup bag looks on the side.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 13

Now it's time to sew along the sides of bag. You need sew from arrow to arrow, as shown on this photo.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 14

Seam allowances in this place need be open.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 15

Do not forget leave a short segment on lining. Through this hole we will to turn out a cosmetic bag at the last step of sewing.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 16

But at this stage you need to stitch these two parts of bag.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 17

Seam allowances in this place need be open.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 18

Repeat these steps on the lining of the makeup bag.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 19

Now you can turn out the bag to the face side.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 20

Sew the hole on sewing machine, as shown.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 21

The width of the bottom of the bag will be 10 cm.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag, step 22

The cosmetic bag is ready.

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