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Block Printed Tote Bag for Making Magazine

Monday, June 22, 2015

We have another feature in this month’s Making Magazine! You can find it on pages 9 – 11 of the July 2015 issue.

We used MasterCut to carve two blocks and printed them with Versacraft Ink Pads onto fabric. The fabric was then made into a beautiful tote bag by Emma Herian!

You can find out how to make this gorgeous bag from beginning to end in the magazine but here’s a sneak peek into our printing process:

 

 

 

 

To make this bag at home you will need:

  • Pattern templates found on page 84 of Making Magazine’s July 2015 Issue (or your own designs)
  • Tracing paper
  • Soft pencil
  • 2 MasterCut 100mm x 100mm blocks (these come in packs of 2)
  • Lino cutting tools
  • Versacraft fabric inks pads (we used Cherry Red and Cerulean)
  • 45cm x 52cm fabric
  • 4 pieces of 45cm x 52cm linen
  • 2 pieces of 45cm x 52cm iron-on heavy interfacing fabric
  • Set of leather handles
  • Sewing machine
  • Extra strong thread and a needle
  • Scissors
  • Iron