Old Skirt Cosmetic Bag

All women have such things that simply gather dust on the shelves, occupy precious space in the closets and never run the risk of “going out” again. It is a pity to get rid of them, but at the same time, there is no place to apply them. The only way to use such a wardrobe is needlework. From such an unnecessary skirt, for example, this cute cosmetic bag is sewn.
 Beautician from an old skirt
The big plus of using such a thing is having all the necessary components in one piece. There is material for decoration, fabric for lining and zipper.
 Beautician from an old skirt
The first thing to do is to work with a finishing material. This skirt combines lightweight chiffon and thick black cotton fabric. Dark, elegant chiffon with bright red irises will be the very facial finish,which we will do first.
 Beautician from the old skirt
Cut out two identical rectangles, whose sides are aligned with a ruler, adjusting them to each other.
Cosmetic bag from an old skirt
Next we sew the bottom and sides of the bag together, leaving the upper sides free.  Cosmetic Bag from an Old Skirt
Now you just have to process them (tuck the edges and secure with a notched stitch ).
Cosmetic bag from an old skirt
By the same principle we sew also the inside, only in size the lining should be a little smaller than the finish itself, because it still needs to be placed inside .
Cosmetic bag from an old skirt
If the upper edges of the chiffon blank turned inwards, then when stitching the lining (and in general, all seams) should be brought to the front side of the product.It is this side of it that will be hidden by the decor, but the inside will be the "face" of our cosmetic bag. Beautician from the old skirt Since both tissues do not have an increased strength and not able to keep well the shape, between them you must put any seal. They can become a piece of dermatitis, thin plastic (from a folder for papers, for example), cardboard or even linoleum.  Beautician from the old skirt Fabric sides of the zipper insert between two parts cosmetic bags and stitch along the entire outer edge of the cosmetic bag.  Beautician from an old skirt Carefully remove the outline, and then proceed creation of additional details. For more convenience, the mini-purse can be ennobled with a handle (take a ready-made handle from an old purse or clutch and trim with our finishing cloth), and also decorate the buckle with all sorts of trinkets, charms, beads.
 Beautician from the old skirt
 Beautician from an old skirt
In this case, the clasp is decorated with a small chain with an artificial precious stone in the center and rhinestones.
Cosmetic bag from an old skirt
 Cosmetic bag from an old skirt
Cosmetic bag turned out not only bright and original, but still light, spacious and neat.
 Cosmetic Bag from an Old Skirt
Cosmetic Bag from an Old Skirt


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