Tuesday, October 4, 2011

diy: clear makeup pouch

diy time!

i know i haven't done one in ages, been way too busy, but here we go...
on today's menu - a clear durable plastic pouch for makeup (and other things)

I had already started making the pouch before I started taking photos.
and had created zig zag detail done through hand sewing..
you will need:
needle and thread - (white thread looks sleek with clear plastic)
and clear durable plastic (we recently bought a new dining table and with the dining table we bought a new clear plastic table cover - and we had leftover scraps of plastic, so that's where i got my plastic from)
thread the needle and tie a knot at the end
now i had a long scrap of plastic in the shape of a rectangle
i folded it in half and began hand sewing on one edge.
Pierce the plastic from the bottom,
and pull the thread through
then pierce up again, always pushing the needle through the plastic from the bottom
you'll see a zigzag pattern beginning to form
continue to hand sew - and don't forget to continue piercing from the bottom
to finish off tie a knot at the end and cut off excess thread
and cut off excess plastic
I cut a pentagon shape for the flap
and done.
add your makeup products and you're ready to go.
Its a good size so you use it to hold your daily essentials - mascara, eyeliner and some lip gloss.
Its clear, hence you can always see what you've got in your makeup pouch, instead of rummaging through a whole makeup bag.

However, it's versatile and it doesn't have to be used as a makeup pouch, use it as a pencil case...
 It's compact so it'll definitely fit in your bag.

use it for whatever,
I have a friend who brings her own cutlery to restaurants,
why not use this pouch for cutlery?
take your cutlery home in this pouch and
if you get sauce all in the pouch - don't worry!
you can wash it, its plastic.

it's a versatile, flexible, adaptable, all-round, multi-purpose handy pouch.

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