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Bags of Style: Bag-Making Must-Haves Plus Free Download

Bags of Style: Bag-Making Must-Haves Plus Free Download

It’s possibly one of the most essential fashion accessories we own – you can’t leave home without it, and it feels like your whole life’s inside… what are we talking about? Your bag, of course! But for the crafty among us, the bag you carry can also be a fantastic excuse to get creative. You don’t have to be a pro stitch-crafter to create your own crafty handbag, tote bag, or shopper – we’ve bag-making kits and accessories to suit all!

Bag Making…

If sewing is your craft of choice of course, then we certainly have plenty to keep you busy.  As well as a stunning selection of fabric in every colour, pattern and print, we also stock the essential supplies you need to turn those fabrics into a fully functional handbag. Our fantastic Bag Making Bundle includes a bag clasp, bag chain and a pair of D rings. It’s so tricky to pick out one fabric to show you here as we have SO many gorgeous ones, but this pretty Japanese-themed selection of Fat Quarters is new in, and features a show-stopping print that would dress up any outfit in an instant!

Of course, if you’d rather take a totally hassle-free approach to creating your own fabric bag from scratch, we have a selection of all-inclusive kits that contain the fabric, instructions and pattern you’ll need to complete the project. This pretty Design and Sew Rhiannon Bag has a fresh spring feel, and comes in two colour options.

It’s All In The Detail…

You needn’t be restricted to relying on pretty prints to bring your bag to life, however. When it comes to adding design to plain fabric, we’ve plenty of options for you to explore!

Screen Sensation provides an exciting and innovative way to get creative – for papercrafters and dressmakers alike!

Here’s what Stephanie Weightman has to say about the Screen Sensation range:

“The idea that it will engage and tempt so many people to dip their toes in the world we call creativity has always been my dream. It is so easy, the results are so professional and satisfying, I can’t wait to get the planet printing and creating something sensational!”

Learn more about how easy and accessible screen printing can be, and check out some of the stunning designs you can use to bring bags, canvases, papercraft projects and more to life!

Of course, if you’d rather get to work with a needle and thread, this pretty Printed Cotton Tote Bag Embroidery Kit from Corinne Lapierre is perfect.  Including the printed tote bag and all the embroidery thread to complete the design, it allows you to turn something plain into something perfect… and every time you take it out to the shops, you can show off your handiwork!

It’s In The Bag!

Making bags is great fun… but we though it only right to mention all the fantastic craft bags that help keep us tidy and organised whilst we’re crafting too! Whether you’re after pouches for your tools, totes for your on-the-go essentials, or craft tidies for keeping yourself organised – we’ve the whole Kit n Kaboodle for you!

This fantastic range of craft bags has something for everyone, whether you regularly travel to craft shows and trade fairs, or you simple want to carry a few bits and bobs to a friend’s house so you can spend the afternoon crafting together. Perhaps you’re not going anywhere… but your craft table looks like a hurricane’s hit! We’ve desk tidies designed to store and compartmentalize everything so it’s quick and easy to find, and super easy to store away too. Check out the range, and discover the perfect craft bag for you!

Free Download:

Bag yourself a copy of our free download, and experiment with your own colourscheme! Do you prefer a soft spring palette, a versatile monochrome look, or something bold and beautiful when it comes to bags?

Or do you not mind at all, as long as it fits all your crafty essentials inside?!

Let us know in the comments below!



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