First, wash the bag to remove any finishing agents in the fabric and leave to dry. Our website has a variety of flower motifs for you to choose from, or you can make your own template in the size you want. Place the template inside the bag so the picture shows through, allowing you to lightly trace over it. The template also helps to prevent the ink bleeding through to the back of the bag.
To dress up our bag with the ornamental onion pattern shown here we used the green edding 4600 textile pen (colour code 004). Use the pens and markers to trace your chosen motifs and colour them in. To make this blue striped bag, we recommend you use a ruler to ensure perfectly straight lines. We used the edding 4500 textile marker (colour code 003) for this idea. To heat-fix the design, iron the bag afterwards on the no-steam setting and your new designer accessory will then be able to withstand wash cycles of up to 60°C.
Products and materials
- Light-coloured cotton fabric bag
- A piece of cardboard to use as a protective backing
- Ruler (optional)
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