How to make a Chapstick holder

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Chap Stick Holder

DIY Chapstick Holder Keychain

Keep your chapstick (lip balm) handy with this DIY keychain chapstick holder. This project is super cute, super easy and super quick to make. Anyone with beginner or basic sewing skills can make this chapstick Holder.

Skill Level: Beginners
Time: Less than a half hour

Click to watch the How to make a Chapstick holder video in Youtube.


2 pieces of cotton scrap fabric – 2” x 7”
1 piece of lightweight or featherweight fusible interfacing 2” x 7”
Ribbon – 3” long
Keyring/Zipper Pull
Standard sewing supplies


* Following the manufacturer’s instruction, fuse the interfacing to the wrong side of one of the fabric strips.

* Fold the ribbon in half and pin the raw edges of the ribbon to the short side of the fused fabric piece (aligning in the middle).

* Turn the bottom end of each fabric piece under approximately ¼” and press.
* Pin the two fabric strips, right sides together.
* Sew around three sides using a ¼” seam allowance, leaving the bottom side unsewn.
* Clip the corners, turn right side out, push out corners and press.
* Stitch bottom closed using a 1/8” seam.

* Fold the bottom up 2 ½” and pin.
* Topstitch 1/8” from the edge along the entire holder.
* Attach keyring.
* Insert chapstick (lip balm) in pocket.

Chap Stick Holder

Photo of back of chapstick holder

The chapstick holder is complete.

These Chapstick holders are great for backpacks, purses, keychains, gym backs and tote bags. Whip up as a quick gift, stocking stuffer or for craft shows.

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