Browse our selection of material for fabric crafts, designed by you. Create your own personalised fabrics using your photos, images and designs, and even add text. Your designs will be printed by order onto the craft fabrics of your choice. With custom printed materials, you can sew crafty fabrics in an endless range of fun projects.
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Crafting is back on the rise and as more and more people are getting involved, create your own custom crafty fabrics for a truly unique project.
Browse our range of fabric crafts materials
Heavy weight fabric with no stretch. Coarse crafting material which is matte.
Medium weight material that is silky and smooth. A shiny non stretch fabric.
A light stiff material with a shiny surface. Sheer, silky and smooth.
A medium weight fabric with a crushed/knapped face. Opaque and soft without stretch.
A medium weight, stiff material with a matte finish. Non stretch.
A mid weight, soft, stretchy material with a brushed/knapped face. Opaque and fluffy.
A mid-weight stiff material without stretch. Smooth and opaque with non-fray qualities.
Heavy weight and sheer, stiff and matte with no stretch. A coarse fabric.
Lightweight and stiff, a smooth material with waterproof qualities.
Medium weight and stiff, a matte fabric which is opaque.
Lightweight shiny material with a smooth silky finish. Soft and opaque without stretch.
97% polyester 3% elastane
Medium weight and soft. Non stretch fabric with a matte finish.
95% cotton 5% linen Pigment Inks
Soft and matte with a medium weight.
Soft and matte with a heavy weight.
A sheer, lightweight material. Soft yet stiff, with no stretch, smooth.
Medium weight, soft and stretchy, a smooth matte material.
82% polyester 18% lycra
A soft heavy weight material. No stretch and a sheer finish.
100% recycled polyester
Lightweight and soft, this is a matte, sheer material with no stretch and a smooth face.
Lightweight and non stretch, a soft, fluffy material with a matte finish and a mesh/net weave.
A stretchy, mid weight material. Matte and sheer.
97% polyester 3% elastane
A sheer, lightweight material, soft and shiny with no stretch.
100% natural, 100% organic with a rustic, half panama canvas weave.
100% organic cotton
Stiff, Matte, Opaque, Woven, Poly. Medium Weight Canvas. Use: bags, sails, heavy canvas, upholstery, wall art.
Stiff, Matt, Opaque, Woven, Poly. Heavier Weight Canvas. Use: bags, sails, heavy canvas, upholstery, wall art.
Wash at 30°c, low tumble dry heat, hang to dry, do not wring, low heat iron.
Craft is a either a pastime or a profession. It requires a particular skill set and historically referred to small scale production of goods. Between 1880 and 1920 the Arts and Crafts movement swept the nation, and then flourished in Europe and North America, emerging in Japan in the 20s. Standing for craftsmanship in simple forms, decorative and fine arts. This movement was the birth of arts and crafts as we know it today.
If you can’t decide on which photo to use, you can upload multiple images and create a photo collage. This can be done using one of our pre-set montage templates, or you can create your own entirely from scratch. It’s super easy to do and the possibilities are endless.
Step 1 – Click the start design button & select your product options.
Step 2 – Go to the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab, click the ‘add images/Text’ button on your product & ‘Select Images to Upload’ or use the Facebook/Instagram tabs.
Step 3 – Choose the images you want to use for your collage, upload & select them from the uploaded photos list.
Step 4 – Click ‘Create montage’ & select your collage style.
Step 5 – Add the collage to your design.
Craft fabrics are all made by hand in our Bags of Love facility. Our printing technicians will print your custom design onto the fabric using top of the range digital printing techniques. This will bond the eco-inks to the fabric resulting in an amazing quality, full colour arts and crafts fabric print. Once printed, one of our craftsmen will cut your personalised crafting fabric down to your specified bespoke size. Depending on the option that you choose, this will then be passed on to be finished or, sent out to you.
Depending on the fabric that you choose there will be a number of things to take into account. If there are any specific considerations for a particular material, it will be outlined on the page for that distinct textile. Whichever arts and crafts fabric you choose, you should contemplate the type of finishing you would like. You can choose to have your personalised material sent as is. This will be exactly as it comes from the printer, loosely cut around the edges, with a bit of white around the border, so that you can cut down when you receive it. You can have your printed arts and crafts fabric cut on the line; this will remove all of the white edges leaving you with a cut pattern. If you would prefer you can opt to have your craft fabrics hemmed by one of our expert seamstresses. Depending on the material you will have the option of either a folded hem with a straight stitch or an overlock hem. If one of these types of hem is not suitable, then our smart online design tool will not offer you the option.
All of our fabrics are printed at 200dpi. This works for us as it combines a great quality as well as a good file weight. In order to avoid resizing and interpolation, we recommend that you scale your image to 100% at 200dpi. Our design interface works with a traffic light system that acts as a quality marker for your designs. This will show you whether the resolution is too low for printing. When you re-upload your design with
Your uploaded design will automatically be scaled to fit the size of
We always recommend using an RGB colour space when you upload your images. More specifically, we suggest using the sRGB image profile, to achieve
There is no length limit for most of our fabrics. Our preview design window is set up to display a maximum of 10m to help you visualise the print, but that doesn't mean this is the print limit. If you'd like to order more, you can increase the quantity (x2 for 20m or x4 for 40m for example) and order as much as you'd like. Larger volumes will receive an automatic discount too. While the fabric length is nothing to worry about, each individual fabric will have a maximum width side: these can be found on the fabric's page information or in the design interface.
Yes, that will help you when it comes to cutting or framing your printed fabric. We recommend always adding a little extra space for borders into your purchased fabric size. When we print your
Crocking is the term used to describe fading along the creases in
Yes, our organic fabrics don't have an additional coating like non-organic fabrics have, which means it absorbs the inks deep into its fibre and reducing the colour strength slightly (this can be approximately -40%). If you would like a bolder, more vibrant colour for your fabric, we would suggest using a non-organic fabric.
Unfortunately not; all of our fabrics have been tested meticulously to ensure we know exactly how to get the best results, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. If you are set on a fabric we don't offer, we can offer custom printed sublimation paper to order which will allow you to heat press your designs onto your own fabrics.
If your design is simple and less intricate, a JPEG will be absolutely fine. However, if you have created a design with multi-coloured detailing, we would recommend saving your design in a TIFF format.
Similar to other fabric printing processes, shrinkage can occur. The amount of shrinkage will depend on the fabric, but as a general rule of thumb, please allow for 2-8% shrinkage when working out your measurements. Shrinkage is not an exact science, and the amount of shrinkage will vary from print run to print run. We'd always suggest ordering a little more than you need for your project.
Many of the fabrics we offer are semi-transparent, so printing on both sides of the fabric is not a service we offer.
At the moment, all of our fabric labels are printed on satin fabric. For now, we believe this is the best choice, but will potentially introduce other options in the future. All labels are cut to the same label format. If you would like to choose a different fabric and format for your labels, you could always order a sheet of the fabric of your choice to create labels yourself.
Our fabrics are printed with water-based inks as environmental consciousness is
Although very rare, there could be a slight colour difference from one print run to another. This is a normal part of the printing process,
Our full cut & sew service at Bags of Love can be used to your full advantage. We even offer hemming for your fabrics at a small additional cost. Our hems are created with a one or two cold hem that typically uses around 5 to 20mm of fabric (depending on the thickness of your chosen material). Please bear this in mind when you are ordering your printed fabric with hems: If you would like your finished piece to be 100cm x 100cm, change your dimensions to 101.5cm instead to allow space for your hems (you will also need to include additional for potential shrinkage). The thicker the fabric, the bigger the hem will be. Your printed fabric will be hemmed with either Black or White thread. If you are ordering a lightly woven material or
For further information about our fabrics see our FAQs.
Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, you may find a slight variance in the sizes.