DIY: Sew a makeup organizer in less than 15 minutes!

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Does your makeup drawer resemble something like this?

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This has been my makeup drawer for too long!

This is actually a basket inside of my makeup drawer, but it took up the entire drawer.

When I would try to find something, things would fall out, my brushes would fall to the bottom of the basket, I could never find what I was looking for, and finally, I have had it!

Time to reorganize.

I chose two pieces of coordinating fabrics I had.  (If this floral print looks familiar, it’s also what I used to make my reusable wet makeup wipes, which I LOVE…)

So anyways, I cut out two pieces of fabric. I did not measure, I just eyeballed them. I wanted the inside piece (the yellow) to be slightly narrower than the floral piece.  I sewed them into tubes, so they were stitched along the wider sides, and open on the ends, and then I flipped them right side out.

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I lined them up, and tucked the ends inside (the yellow inside the floral ends as well), and stitched all the way around.  I then lined up my makeup to see how wide I needed each “slot” to be, and stitched the yellow fabric to make the slots.

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When I was done, all my makeup and my brushes had their own spots!

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And, it rolls up so it will easily fit inside my drawer, and take up minimal space.

You could also add velcro to the ends, or ribbon to tie it closed, but I will be using this daily and don’t really need it.

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This little project took less than 15 minutes, and now my makeup drawer is much more organized!

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