25 Stylish Quilted Makeup Bag Patterns

Is your current makeup letting your whole beauty routine down? We all know the struggle – a sad, flimsy pouch that can’t handle your fierce highlighter collection, where brushes go to die and lipsticks disappear forever.

You deserve a bag that’s as breathtaking as you are, so let’s fix that with some pizzazz, shall we? Today we’re showcasing 25 super stylish quilted makeup bag patterns that are anything but basic.

These aren’t your grandma’s quilts (but hey, grandma’s quilts are awesome too). We’re talking modern, functional, and adorable designs that’ll make your friends do a double take, maybe even beg you for one.

25 Stylish Quilted Makeup Bag Ideas for Every Look

Quilted Makeup Bag Patterns

From bold geometric to pretty florals, the following patterns range from beginner-friendly to a bit more challenging, but they all have one thing in common: they’re super cute and perfect for stashing your makeup essentials. Let’s get into it!

1. Charming Patchwork Pouch

Credits: SeasideStitchin @ Etsy

This pattern uses a mix of colourful fabric scraps to create a one-of-a-kind charming patchwork effect.

It’s a great way to use those leftover bits from other projects and makes for a vibrant, eye-catching makeup bag.

2. Elegant Hexagon Purse

Credits: Sew Sweetness

Looking for something more whimsical yet elegant? Try this hexagon purse!

The geometric design is as modern as it’s classy, making it perfect for a fancy gift to a fellow makeup artist. Also, it’s a nice way to show off your quilting skills.

3. Bold & Bright Zippered Case

Credits: Missouri Star Quilt Co.

If you love bright colours and bold patterns, this zippered case is for you.

The large, colourful radiating star blocks of fabric make a fun and lively statement.

Also See: 15 Eye-Catching Square Quilt Patterns

4. Vintage Floral Zipper Pouch

Credits: Center Street Quilts

Channel some vintage vibes with this floral-patterned makeup bag, with a diagonal vinyl strip for a peek inside the interior.

Choose retro-themed fabrics with delicate flower prints to give it that timeless, nostalgic feel.

5. Sweet Heart Patch Bag

Credits: Create with Claudia

This cute quilted makeup bag features a heart-shaped patchwork design, suitable for a Valentine’s Day gift or just to show some love to your closest pals!

6. Rustic Denim Makeup Bag

Credits: Larissa | Prodigal Pieces

Upcycle those old jeans into a rustic, durable makeup bag! Denim is both tough and stylish, giving your bag a cool, laid-back appearance.

7. Animal Print Pouch

Credits: Amanda | Jedi Craft Girl

Unleash your wild side with an awesome animal print makeup pouch.

Whether you go for leopard, tiger, zebra, or something else, it’s sure to be a fun accessory.

Related: 25+ Gorgeous Wall Hanging Quilt Patterns to Transform Your Walls

8. Pretty Pastel Bag

Credits: Anna Wilson | Tea and a Sewing Machine

Soft pastels make this bag dreamy and sweet. Mix and match light pinks, blues, oranges and greens for a soothing, pretty look for spring vibes all year round!

9. Rainbow Stripes Makeup Bag

Credits: Little Fabric Shop

Create a vibrant rainbow stripes zipper bag using strips of fabric in all the bright rainbow colours.

It’s cheerful and ideal for brightening up your day.

10. Classic Plaid Flannel Tote

Credits: Anne | Orange Bettie

Plaid never goes out of style. This classic cheque pattern using soft flannel fabrics is perfect for a makeup bag that’s cosy, timeless, and trendy.

11. Faux Fur Crossbody Bag 

Credits: Vikalpah | Instructables

Feeling fancy? Opt for a quilted bag made with a luxurious faux fur fabric.

It’ll add a hint of softness and glamour to your vanity.

12. Modern Art-Inspired Tote

Credits: Eliane | Patchwork & Poodles

Get inspired by modern art with bold, abstract shapes and muted colours.

This artistic approach will make your makeup tote bag a true standout piece worth swooning over.

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13. Tropical Traveller Carry Bag

Credits: American Patchwork & Quilting

Mix and match tropical prints to create this fun vacation bag. It’s great for holding all your travel makeup essentials when you’re off to paradise.

14. Mini Log Cabin Tote

Credits: American Patchwork & Quilting

Whip up this adorable Log Cabin tote over a weekend using 5” fabric squares. It’s scrappy, fun, and cute!

15. Quilt Block Tote

Credits: American Patchwork & Quilting

Turn a plain reusable cloth bag into a chic tote! Just piece, quilt, and bind a block to cover up the bag’s logo, and you’ve got a stylish new accessory to stash your makeup kit.

16. Sunny Beach Tote

Credits: American Patchwork & Quilting

This sturdy tote is awesome for carrying to the beach or a summer festival. It features a modern twist on the traditional Cathedral Window pattern, showing off a contrasting fabric in each “window”.

17. Pieced Polka Dot Pouch

Credits: American Patchwork & Quilting

Combine different polka dot fabrics into a patchwork makeup pouch. This cheerful design is scrapbuster’s dream for using up those fabric scraps from previous projects.

18. Cultural Patterns-Inspired Cosmetic Bag

Credits: LearnCreateSew

Incorporate traditional batik, ikat, paisley, or other patterned fabrics for a unique makeup bag you and your friends will adore.

19. Bette Organiser Case

Credits: Sallie Tomato

This ingenious design from Sallie Tomato features multiple compartments and pockets to keep all your makeup essentials, e.g., brushes, lipsticks, and palettes, neatly separated and easy to find.

Plus, the sleek and stylish design (clean lines and chic fabrics) means it won’t look out of place on your vanity. Talk about function meeting fashion!

20. Quilt-As-You-Go Makeup Bag

Credits: Sit n’ Sew Fabrics

Try the quilt-as-you-go method for a quick and easy makeup bag project.

You sew the pieces directly onto the batting, making the quilting process faster and simpler.

21. Herringbone Pouch

Credits: Agile Jack

Create a classic herringbone design with fabric strips of diverse colours and patterns for a stylish, sophisticated makeup pouch that never goes out of style.

22. Scrappy Boho Bag

Credits: Seam Whisperer

Embrace the boho vibe with a mix of earthy tones and eclectic patterns. Add some tassels or fringe for that unique bohemian touch that’s very on-trend.

23. Roll-Up Makeup Caddy

Credits: SewingTimes

Make a roll-up caddy with multiple compartments for brushes and other grooming tools. It’s compact, practical, and perfect for travel.

24. Mini Charm Bag

Credits: Sherri | A Quilting Life

Based on Moda Fabrics’ Nantucket Summer pattern, this petite, zippered pouch is excellent for storing your beauty essentials and easy touch-ups throughout the day.

It’s small enough to toss in your purse or backpack, but big enough to hold all your must-haves.

The size makes it a fantastic project for using up those cute little mini charm squares you’ve been hoarding – and the finished product is guaranteed to be a conversation starter!

Check Out: 30 Free Baby Quilt Patterns to Sew

25. Quilted Chevron Tote

Credits: Maureen Cracknell Handmade

Create a chic chevron pattern using strips of fabric in coordinating colours. It’s trendy and adds a fun zig-zag design to your makeup bag.

Zip it, Pouch Potatoes!

That’s a wrap on our 25 stylish quilted makeup bag ideas! We covered everything from classic chevrons to scrappy glam and lots in between.

So many fun options, it’s enough to make your mascara run (with excitement, of course)!

Let us know which design totally stole your heart! And if you feel inspired and craft these cuties yourself, we’d love to see your creations!

Upload a pic on your socials and drop the link in the comments to get that virtual makeup bag fashion show going. Thanks for reading!

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