My name is Helen Newton and I am based in Cheshire in the UK. Fabric is my passion and I love to create beautiful yet practical items from designer and vintage fabrics. Lilly*Blossom was formed in ...
My name is Helen Newton and I am based in Cheshire in the UK. Fabric is my passion and I love to create beautiful yet practical items from designer and vintage fabrics. Lilly*Blossom was formed in 2007 to share my enthusiasm for creating wonderful handmade possessions to be proud of.
The Lilly*Blossom collection of sewing and craft guides have been created with beginners in mind. Each one has easy to folllow step-by-step instructions in straight forward language, illustrated with lots of close up photographs.
My aim is to inspire you to create something beautiful and original. No advanced sewing experience is necessary to complete any these projects, just some basic sewing equipment, your favourite fabric and a keenness to have a go! See how easy it is to make a wonderful handmade gift for someone special.
With this Lilly*Blossom sewing guide you will learn how to make these lovely box shaped Make Up Bags with beaded zip pull. It would also make a great small bag to store pencils, craft pieces or general bits and bobs that you don't want to lose.
This 14 page guide is suitable for beginners, all you need is some basic experience of using a sewing machine to stitch straight and zigzag seams. Each step is written in clear simple text with lots of close up photographs. There is a full size printable template included.
All measurements are in centimetres and inches to suit all users.
You will learn how to insert the zip in a very simple and straight forward way, how to stitch the side and end seams and make simple gusset corners to give it that lovely boxed shape.