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EASIEST Zippered Cosmetic Bag pattern

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : EASIEST Zippered Cosmetic Bag pattern
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EASIEST Zippered Cosmetic Bag pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • read
  • cut
  • sew straight seam

Pattern Description:

Bag measures about 8.5 inches wide, 5 inches tall.

You beginners can make this small bag with these easy step my step instructions that have 16 photos I took as I was making a sample, plus drawings. Photos are right next to the instruction text step and numbered to match the text instructions. Includes pattern piece to cut out and pin to fabric to cut around. You can make the straight top or curved top. I suggest you learn the straight top first! Sewing in a zipper on the curve more difficult.

Kids have made this one their own! This bag sits up and has a wide opening so it's easy to get things out.

Use it for anything, not just cosmetics; think of all the things you can store in it for any age! Make for gifts, or as the gift bag. Decorate as you please, add tassel or charm to zipper pull tab.

I've taught beginning sewing for five years to ages 8 and up to adults. I saw the need for clear instructions with good diagrams/photos for beginners.

This is a pdf file. You can print it out on 8.5x11 inch paper. BE SURE to set print to "actual size" not "fit", or your pattern will not be the correct size. BE SURE you have Adobe Acrobat Reader (which you can download for free http://www.adobe-reader.org/).

* By purchasing this pdf pattern, you are agreeing to not sell this pattern, distribute it for free, make copies, or in any way imply that you are the author/designer. You have my permission to print it for yourself. Not permission to email to others or make copies for others. You have my permission to make up and sell your finished items.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bag measures about 8.5 inches wide, 5 inches tall.

Materials:

  • 1/4 -1/3 yard of fabric
  • 12 inch or longer zipper
  • thread
  • optional lining fabric, same amount and heavy fusible web like Heavy Duty Wonder Under

You Will Also Need:

  • pins
  • sewing machine
  • scissors
  • ruler


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Novice
Sewing
Accessory
Women, Girls
Bag
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About the designer

ME, Barbara Edmondson - FROM STUDENT TO TEACHER:
I love sewing. I've been sewing since I was 10 years old. That was about 40 some years ago. I've taught sewing for 5 years and my business did ...

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