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How to make a toilet kit from a washcloth, a zipper and cardboard. Will hold toothbrush, toothpaste, brush, comb, bar of soap, and a mirror.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1969 (v.59#6) pg. 64

How to make a cloth ditty bag from a 12"x30" piece of fabric.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1984 (v.74#9) pg. 58

Pine perfume tray. Oval-shaped wooden tray (9"x12"), featuring a clear plastic bottom over decorative lace, is used to store and display cosmetics.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1990 (v.13#9) pg. 45

Trio of elegant purse accessories (checkbook cover, eyeglasses case and cosmetics bag) to make from tapestry ribbon.
CRAFTS Jan 1992 (v.15#1) pg. 34

Penny Flower cosmetic bag. Felt bag, edged with blanket-stitch embroidery, has a penny-flower applique on the flap.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 16, Insert

How to sew a lightweight travel set, a garment bag and an oversized tote bag.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1977 (v.8#7) pg. 78

How to make a charming little ditty bag, 5"x7", with a drawstring top and decorated with an iron-on transfer and lace.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1978 (v.9#2) pg. 71, 90

Patchwork greeting pillows for Mother's Day. Pocket pillows can be used for a cosmetic bag.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1979 (v.10#4) pg. 46

Painting morning glories. Includes a morning glory motif to paint on a cosmetics bag made from a placemat.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 32, 41

Man's plastic-lined toiletries kit to sew.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 123, 185

Three bags to sew from towels. (1) Multi-pocket beach bag, (2) cosmetic bag, and (3) terry beach bag with breadfruit applique.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 5 1979 (v.92#8) pg. 110, 146

Things to make from placemats. Instructions for three styles of purses, a toaster cover, double shoe bag, travel kit for cosmetics, magazine rack, a chair caddy for magazines and a jacket.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 28 1979 (v.92#12) pg. 74, 98

How to sew cosmetic cases, lingerie envelopes, jewelry envelopes and nightgown case.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 97, 152

Soft-side shaving tote bag features a waterproof liner.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 100, 163

Man's toiletries box. Stair-step wooden box with 3 compartments holds comb, brush, hair spray, etc. Est. cost: $5.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 101, 149

Cosmetic bag and slippers are made from handwoven seersucker.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1989 (v.10#5) pg. 53, 78

Assorted men's accessories are made from canvas and stencilled with duck patterns. Instructions for a shoe bag, shirt bag, shaving kit, tobacco pouch, and eyeglass case.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1980 (v.25#3) pg. 113, 176

Two-piece travel kit for a man is sewn from corduroy and lined with plastic. Zipper bag holds shaving supplies and toiletries. Drawstring bag is a shoe-polishing kit.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1985 (v.30#3) pg. 45

Crocheting and embroidering with raffia. Includes instructions for (1) checked purse, (2) two cases for sunglasses, (3) a cosmetics case and (4) a striped clutch-style purse.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1988 (v.33#4) pg. 60, 4, 16, 80, 82, 89

Appliqued butterfly bags can be made in tote size, purse size, and cosmetic bag size.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1982 (v.2#4) pg. 18, 27, 46

Man's shaving kit sewn from fake suede. Also a credit card case, checkbook cover, and key ring.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1982 (v.2#6) pg. 8, 23, 41

Needlepoint cosmetic bag. A readymade suede cosmetics case is trimmed with florentine stitch.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1979 (v.2#6) pg. 1, 54

Zippered cosmetic bag, lingerie bag and folding jewelry case.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1981 (v.4#3) pg. 16

Make a "butterfly" cosmetics case.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 4, 21

Cosmetic pencil bag has a shoulder strap and spaces for makeup pencils and a mirror.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 27 1978 (v.41#8) pg. 89, 124

Big lips cosmetics bag.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 4 1980 (v.44#2) pg. 93, 162

Patchwork toiletry bag and eyeglasses case are made from old neckties.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 79, 146

How to make quick Christmas gifts from wooden roll-up placemats. Includes a cosmetic case.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 11 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 26

Purse-sized perfume applicator is fitted inside a decorative wooden body turned on a lathe.
WOOD MAGAZINE #74 Nov 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 70, Insert

A cosmetic case to sew from scraps of material.
WORKBASKET Nov 1978 (v.44#2) pg. 27

Cosmetic case to sew from felt includes a sewn-in-place mirror and a comb case.
WORKBASKET Sep 1979 (v.44#12) pg. 37

A set of luggage accessories to crochet in an afghan stitch. (1) Bath tote. (2) Jewelry case. (3) Cosmetic bag. (4) Shoe bag. (5) Lingerie bag.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1992 (v.57#5) pg. 26