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Felt Lip-Balm Holder

Martha Stewart Living, February 2013

Hang this holder from a bag or keychain to keep lip balm within easy reach.

Tools and Materials

Fabric scissors and pinking shears
Sewing machine and sewing supplies
Craft glue
Stamps and name tags (optional)
Key rings

Download the template. Cut felt with fabric scissors; place top piece 3/8 inch from edge of bottom piece; machine-sew along side. Wrap top piece around tube, hold in place, pin, then slide tube out. Sew opposite side closed. Trim excess with pinking shears. Attach eyelet and key ring. Slide on a name tag if desired.

Wool felt, in bright pink, dark orange, fuchsia, and ecru, 18" by 18", $9.50,
Darice eyelet starter kit, $10,
Split key ring, at hardware stores

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