Handprint and make your own bags
Published by cico books, March 2013
Learn how to make your own stylish bags with fabric you have printed yourself from this 35 project book.
Working with familiar printing techniques like Stencils and stamps and using readily avalible household items, experiment with printing you fabric and then use one of the 35 contemporary bag patterns to make you very own unique bag. There’s every level of sewing skill included in the book from beginners to skilled. Start with an easy one and as you get more confident try out one of the harder patterns.
The handprinted home
published by Cico books, March 2014
Learn how to make stylish home accessories you have printed yourself with beautiful patterns, from foliage motifs to striking chevrons.
Choose from 35 gorgeous projects which range from stylish pillows to curtains and bedsheets, to tea towels and other practical designs that will be endlessly useful.
If you've never handprinted before, the comprehensive techniques section will teach you all you need to know, including how to use a variety of printing methods. Plus, the sewing know-how section will guide beginners, as well as provide a handy reference for experienced stitchers. Each project comes with beautifully illustrated step-by-step instructions, and you are certain to find a design that you will love to make for your home, or as the perfect gift for friends and family.
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