Sewing Challenge: DIY Lip Balm Carrier

The Craft Challenge This blog post is part of The Craft Challenge. If you’re interested in learning more about the challenge, you can read about it here. DIY lip balm carrier Happy Monday everyone! The theme for this month’s Craft Challenge is sewing. Originally, I had a much bigger project planned but I went to Ohio for a wedding this weekend and didn’t have as much downtime as I had planned for. It happens. So, I changed my project plans and made this fabric lip balm carrier in place of it. It’s a quick craft and would make a great beginner sewing project. lip balm holder materials

Things You Will Need

Thread Fabric Needle Scissors Key ring Lip balm Ignore the button in the image. I’m not sure why I had that in there… measured fabric lip balm carrier

Step 1

Cut out your fabric in a similar pattern to the above. It should have a shape similar to glass beer or soda bottle. sewed edges

Step 2

Flip your fabric inside out and sew the edges and top together. Flip it right-side out through the open space at the bottom. folded fabric

Step 3

Now, you’re fabric is right-side out, but it’s still open at the bottom. Push about half an inch of the fabric down inside and sew the pieces together. lip balm holder inside out

Step 4

Now, fold the bottom half upward like in the image above. This is going to be the pocket for your lip balm so make sure you place the tube in there for accurate measurement. When you’re happy with the sizing, sew the sides together. Flip it inside out. DIY lip balm carrier

Step 5

wrap the top part of the carrier around the key ring and sew it together. You have a quick and easy lip balm carrier! To see the other projects from other Craft Challenge participants, click each image below. All of the projects will be posted today.

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