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Susan Cosmetics Bag and Pencil Case (2 sizes)

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A classic zipper bag for use as a cosmetics bag or pencil case – two different sizes included in the same pattern. Add the wristlet strap to make a simple evening bag in either size.


Sew a classic zipper cosmetics bag or pencil case – both included in the same pattern. The cosmetic bag can be sewn with a practical wrist strap (optional) to use as a simple wristlet purse. These instructions also include a procedure for the version with the optional cat applique on the front panel.

Recommended materials:
The cosmetic bag and pencil case can be entirely made of cotton, leatherette, cork or a combination of these fabrics together. The simple style lends itself to adding embellishments of your choice such as lace, ribbon, appliques etc.

Skill level:
The pattern is suitable for beginners and for most domestic sewing machines.

Finished product size (W x H x D):
Cosmetic bag: 23 x 14 x 6 cm 9 x 5,5 x 2,4″
Pencil case: 25 x 7 x 6 cm 10 x 2,8 x 2,4″
The sewing procedure for the toiletry bag and pencil case is identical.

The pattern:
The pattern includes a printable pattern pieces and easy to follow step by step sewing instructions with lots of pictures. These instructions will help you create your own beautiful cosmetic bag or pencil case.

Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern. Please download it immediately after check out.

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