DIY Toiletry Bag – Waxed Canvas



Check out our video tutorial where we teach you how to create a useful DIY toiletry bag from our waxed canvas and packcloth.

Toiletry bags are a necessity for anyone who is on-the-go and needs a place to store personal care items. It separates lotions and other liquids to keep other items in your bag from becoming damaged. CanvasEtc’s waxed canvas is a perfect fabric for this project because of its water-resistant properties.

What You Need to Make Your Own DIY Waxed Canvas Toiletry Bag

Sewing your own waxed canvas toiletry bag is a fun and easy project that doesn’t take long to create. Here’s what you’ll need:

Product List

Other Supplies (to be purchased from your local craft store)

  • Clips
  • 18 Inch Zipper
  • Webbing (for handle)
  • Marking Pen
  • Pair of Scissors
  • Ruler

Waxed Canvas Toiletry Bag Uses

Commuting – When traveling to work or school, this toiletry bag is perfect. Carry deodorant, toothbrushes and perfume to take with you everyday on your commute.

Gym – Freshen up after your workout with this toiletry bag! It fits easily into your gym bag or tote. Small bottles of cleanser, a comb and makeup fit easily inside this nifty bag.

Camping – Our waxed canvas is rugged and is strong enough to withstand the elements while camping. Pack in your backpack or hang from your pack, you can take this toiletry bag anywhere!

Long-distance Travel – Airlines have special rules regarding the size of personal care products you can take on a flight. Our waxed canvas toiletry bags are perfect for housing all the tiny bottles you may take with you.

Makeup Bag – Our toiletry bag doubles as a makeup bag! Makeup compacts, brushes and tubes fit easily into the waxed canvas. The water-resistant material protects from any liquid spills, and the durable fabric can easily be wiped with a damp cloth for cleaning.

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