Protect your makeup brushes with this simple, functional leather roll. It’s perfect for travel, and since you can customize the loops to exactly the sizes you need, the brushes will stay safe and secure. Just pick your friend’s favorite colors for the leather and the tie, and this set makes a great gift!

Time Needed 
1 to 2 hours
Skill Level 

Step-by-Step Tutorial Read

  • Project Yield 
    1 makeup brush roll
  • Time Needed 
    1 to 2 hours
  • Skill Level 
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    Cut a piece of leather about the size of a sheet of paper. Then cut a narrow strip about 1.5 inches wide and a little longer than the big piece—this will become the piece that holds the brushes in.
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    Position the narrow strip in the middle of the larger piece of leather. Use the tacky glue to stick one end down.
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    Begin gluing the strip down to form loops for your brushes.
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    When you’re creating slots for your brushes, it helps to slide the actual brushes in to make sure they fit as you go. Keep going until you have the whole strip glued down.
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    For the braided tie, cut four 18” pieces of suede lacing and tie a knot in one end. Tape the knotted end down to the table, and braid the 4 pieces together to make a 4-ply braid.
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    Snip a small cut in the leather roll and poke the loose end of the braided tie through. (You may need to poke it with a pencil to help get it through.) Tie a knot to anchor the braid and trim the ends.
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    Add your makeup brushes, roll it up, wrap your tie, and go!

No-Sew Makeup Brush Roll

Kit Yield 
1 makeup brush roll
What's Included
Suede Trim Piece 8.5inX11in
Sof-Suede Lace .094in Wide Carded 8yd
Aleene's Original Tacky Glue

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