Paint Brush Holder

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Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder 960X400

What you need

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What you need

  • 1 yard jersey-knit cotton
  • Assorted colors of embroidery floss
  • Fabric scissors
  • Pins
  • Decorative ribbon

Let's Get Started

Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder Step 1

Step 1

Gather your materials.

Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder Step 2

Step 2

Fold your fabric in half, then fold it half once again. You should have four layers of fabric. Fold one inch of the bottom edge up.

Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder Step 4

Step 3

Fold the bottom edge of the panel up to the top edge, leaving about two and a half inches at the top. This will be your first pocket.

Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder Step 5

Step 4

Fold the new bottom edge of the panel up to the top edge, leaving about two and a half inches from the first fold, to create the second pocket.

Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder Step 3

Step 5

Tightly roll the edges in to create a clean edge. I rolled mine twice to hide any raw edges. Pin the rolled fabric to secure it in place.

Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder Step 6

Step 6

Make sure to work the ribbon into one side. The ribbon will hold your paint brush rolls shut.

Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder Step 7

Step 7

Whip-stitch around the rolled fabric to secure it.

Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder Step 8

Step 8

Now is the fun part: Consider your paint brush carrying needs and build pockets accordingly by cross stitching at various points to create smaller compartments.

Cotton Diy Paintbrush Holder Step 9

Step 9

Start organizing your brushes.

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