Friday, September 3, 2010

For the LOVE of Make-up...

What girl doesn't love an adorable make-up bag
{or really any kind of bag, satchel, tote, carry-all, etc.}

I know I do!
When I came across my friend Suzanne's blog A New Creation
and saw her awesome tutorial for a cute "boxy" pouch,
I wanted to make one asap!
{but since she is so sweet, she beat me to it and gave me one as a birthday gift!}

So I decided to try my hand at making one a little bigger
to use as a make-up bag!

Update: Now available in my Etsy Shop

Make-up Happy,
Erica
xo












29 comments:

  1. It looks so good! I will have to try the Heat n' Bond on my next one. Is that what you use for the neck tie onesies too?

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  2. Loving this fun find!!! It's so fresh and girly! Thank you oh so very much for linking your creations up at my party today! Wishing you a wonderful weekend,
    ~Terrell @ Frou Frou Decor~

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  3. Stopping by from BMBF!
    Aww.. awe how crafty is you!

    I'd love if we'd follow one another..I always follow back and return the favour!

    Happy Friday!

    B

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  4. Very cute! I'm going to make one of these tonight...thanks for the idea!

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  5. Can't wait to read all about you later this evening - glass of wine in hand, better than magazines! Have three machines ... in a cupboard!
    But feeling inspired!
    Followed you from the hop!

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  6. You make the best stuff!! I want one!!!!!!!! <3

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  7. I am your newest follower. Hope you can follow back! I Am trying to reach my goal of 1000 followers by my birthday, 9/25! Happy Friday!
    www.motherhoodthetruth.blogspot.com

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  8. I am your new follower. You can visit me at http://showmemama.blogspot.com Please leave a comment so I know you visited.
    Have a great Labor Day Weekend!

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  9. Hi! New hop follower here. Looking forward to having you follow me too.
    Maureen
    http://www.maureenmakesit.com

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  10. Hi..Following from bloghop...would love to have you follow back!
    Please feel free to enter my $35 CSN Gift Certificate Giveaway.
    http://funfritzfamily.blogspot.com/

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  11. Hi - Thanks for the comment on my blog...SO GLAD I came here to meet you! Lovely tutorial and so so cute project!

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  12. What a great tutorial! Thanks for the inspiration =)

    Dropping by from Just Something I Whipped Up Mondays

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  13. This is great! I love make up bags & have way too many! I love the pattern of the fabric. stopping by from Mad Skills Monday!

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  14. So cute! I love it! And I love the shape! :) Thanks for sharing!
    stopping by from Today's Creative Blog and following along. :)

    Have a great day!

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  15. Okay, that's simply too cute and too cool! You really made it look easy. I'm such a sewing novice that the mere mention of a zipper always sends me running in the other direction, but not this time! I'm giving this a try! Thank you!

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  16. Love it! I'll have to try one of these! Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

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  17. Great tutorial! I love the fabric you choose, so cute.

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  18. Now that is CUTE! Thanks for the tute!

    ~Lori @ Paisley Passions

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    Come enter myGiveaway!

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  19. Really cute! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  20. Well, isn't that cute and clever! You made it look so easy. Thanks for the tutorial. I love the idea of making my own.

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  21. What a great tute! Thanks for linking up to the Under $100 Linky Party!

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  22. Very cute and great tute, very clearly written and makes me feel like I could make one myself...well almost, maybe after I have my mom come over and show me yet again how to change the thread! I'm such a newbie sewer!!! Thank you for joining us at A Crafty Soiree and linking up this and the leg warmers. I hope to see you next week too!

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  23. very cute and a nice tutorial. All my make up bag's have died. Maybe it's time to make myself a new one! Thanks for linking up to Topsy Turvy Tuesday's!

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  24. Very cute.
    Visiting from the Blog Hops! I love your site. I can't wait to get to know you better. Stop by when you get the chance. I have a Meet Me Monday blog hop and I would love if you could join in.

    http://www.inspiringyou2save.com

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  25. I think I can do this!
    I'm going to put a link on my blog under "Tutorials I Want to Try"!

    Thanks for sharing.
    Laura

    ....Just gotta get that machine fixed now....

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  26. Yay! Found this on sewmamasew and I made one. My first zipper and it worked! Now I'll make one for my Mom, my sisters, teachers....

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  27. hey there northern cali girlie!! greetings from Tracy, CA!! (by livermore and stockton, if you're not familiar!!)
    Thank you so much for doing a tutorial about a zipper that I can actually understand!!
    Can't wait to make some of these!
    Thanks again!!

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  28. Hey there! It's Michelle from Tracy again! well I made two. The first one I did not follow the directions correctly so it wasn't what I wanted but the second one came out beautifully! I'm making some for Xmas gifts and will be making some for baby shower prizes! Thanks again. I really appreciate the great tutorial! Have a great holiday season!

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