Knitting and Crochet
Printing tote bags has never been easier with the fantastic Fabric Creations Block Printing Stamps that echo the detailed hand-carved blocks of India. When used with Tulip Fabric Paints, it's possible to print super stylish and modern designs with ease, and with their extensive range of colours there's no end to the combinations that can be created. Have a look at the three design ideas below that utilize geometric and floral stamps, as well as the versatile Tulip squeeze bottles that feature slim nozzles to allow the accurate drawing of paint.
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Daler Rowney Gold Taklon Large Synthetic Brushes 6 Pack
Ultratape Clear Tape 18mm x 40m 2 Pack
Daler Rowney Lino Roller 4 Inches
Royal & Langnickel Sponge Stippler 3 Pack
Natural Cotton Shopping Bag 40cm x 38cm
Fabric Creations Aztec Tile Block Printing Stamp
Fabric Creations Lace Doily Block Printing Stamp
Tulip 3D Neon 3 Piece Fabric Paint Set
Tulip Metallic Gold Soft Matte Fabric Paint 59ml
Tulip Black Soft Matte Fabric Paint 59ml
You will also need:
Surface to roll out ink
A sturdy board to place within the Tote Bag
Geometric Neon Tote Bag
Place sturdy board into the ironed tote bag. Here a cutting mat has been used with a piece of paper to protect the cutting mat from getting paint on it.
Roll out the fabric paint onto a smooth surface – here a glass sheet has been used. Use the roller to apply fabric paint to the wooden printing block.
Once the printing block has been inked up, turn over and print into the centre of the bag.
Repeat steps 2 & 3 to print on either side of the first print
Here the prints have been touched up with Acrylic paints to ensure the colour is vibrant and stands out against the neon background that is going to be painted behind.
Use tape to line a rectangle around the prints, and fill in the entire space using the neon pink tulip fabric paint with a paintbrush.
Daisy Tote Bag
As the daisy wooden printing block is more detailed than the geometric design, it is easier to sponge the fabric paint onto the block as this ensures that a thicker layer for printing with.
Print the daisies in orange in an alternating grid around the bag.
Now using the gold fabric paint, print the daisies in the gaps that have been left.
Paint in the central disc of the daisy using a paintbrush.
Sponge orange paint onto only the central disk of the daisy wooden printing block.
Print over each gold daisy using the orange central disc – alignment is not too important here.
Hand Drawn Tote Bag
Draw some geometric shapes using fabric paint colours of your choice, and a paintbrush.
Draw some shapes in fine lines using a smaller paintbrush, such as an asterisk.
Using Tulip Slick fabric paint, squeeze in detailed linework over the top of the painted geometric shapes.
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