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Bags, handbags and shopping bags – quilting arts patchwork

Bags – Quilting arts and Patchwork

These patchwork bags have been made differently, both in which you can try at home.

art-craft-batterick-mccalls-patterns Bags, handbags and shopping bags - quilting arts patchworkPatchwork-handbags-sewing-ideas Bags, handbags and shopping bags - quilting arts patchworkYou can make this patchwork bag or use a Vogue pattern. Then you can block print on top of your fabric using our Colouricious printing blocks. This is because it makes it easier for you to centralise your block print after you have stitched the sewing pattern together. sewing-patterns-art-craft-ideas Bags, handbags and shopping bags - quilting arts patchwork

This bag was made by block printing with our Colouricious printing blocks onto the fabric and then the fabric sewn together to make the bag. We recommend you use our Colouricious fabric paint as they are easy to fix with a simple iron and they are machine washable so you can keep on using your bag!
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Art and craft handbag making

Block printed handbag

Here is an example of a handbag we have made using our Colouricious bird printing blocks. You can create this handbag for yourself by either buying your own sewing pattern or buying a plain already made bag and block printing on top. shoulder-bags-sewing-ideas-art-craft Art and craft handbag making

Why not try block printing on the lining as well! We recommend you print your handbag with our Colouricious fabric paints as they are easy to fix with a simple iron and they are machine washable so you can keep on using your hand bag!

If you love art and crafts and looking for new ideas and blogs, supplies and inspiration, join our Colouricious Club a free weekly online news letter.

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Shopping bag block print your own fabric design

Shopping Bag printing ideas

This wonderful bag has been created using a post it note shaped as a heart which has acted as a resist to our Colouricious fabric paints. You then block print onto the fabric in a darker colour to create an individual textile design.

sewing-patterns-bag-making-art-craft Shopping bag block print your own fabric designBuy your own sewing patterns, cut your bag pattern out, block print on to it, then sew together to create your personalised shopping bag. You could also try block printing on the lining to create your personal touch. Have a look at our Colouricious printing blocks to get our started on your textile design journey.

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We recommend you use our Colouricious fabric paints because they are easy to fix with simple ironing and then the fabric is permanently fixed.

If you love art and crafts and looking for new ideas and blogs, supplies and inspiration, join our Colouricious Club a free weekly online news letter.

Wonderful benefits of joining :

  • 20% Discount on your first order
  • Early Announcements of new products, downloads and workshops
  • Exclusive Videos & Downloads of leading textile artists
  • FREE Access to members only forum for tip and ideas

Happy block printing!

Easter Chickens – sewing ideas – arts and crafts for children

Easter Chickens

Easter chickens are a great and fun way to get the children involved in easy/ beginner sewing projects. They can have fun printing on lots of different coloured fabrics. Which then lead to you making the easter chickens which can go on to make home decor accessories such as door stops or easter egg holders for the easter egg hunt!

easter-egg-chicken-gifts-decor-patchwork Easter Chickens - sewing ideas - arts and crafts for children

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As well as all of our patterned wooden blocks we have some Chicken wooden printing blocks that you could create another easter item with!
you can buy the sewing pattern we have used for these images 

Happy Block Printing!

Heart Garlands – home decor heart garland

Heart Garlands

heart-designs-home-decor-garland Heart Garlands - home decor heart garlandprinted-hearts-wall-art-ideas Heart Garlands - home decor heart garlandHeart garland’s can be easily made with some left over printed fabric. You can personalise them by selecting your favourite colours from out Colouricous fabric paints and printing with your most loved Colouricious wooden printing block.
You could make them as a gift and personalise names onto the hearts with our Colouricious alphabet wooden printing blocks
Alternatively we also sell heart shaped wooden printing blocks which can equally look as nice.

See why a heart traditionally symbolises love.

If you love art and crafts and looking for new ideas and blogs, supplies and inspiration, join our Colouricious Club a free weekly online news letter.

Wonderful benefits of joining :

  • 20% Discount on your first order
  • Early Announcements of new products, downloads and workshops
  • Exclusive Videos & Downloads of leading textile artists
  • FREE Access to members only forum for tip and ideas

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