Army Duck:The Best for Screenprinting & More!

Along with its many popular uses, Army Duck is one of the best canvas fabrics to screen print! The surface has a very smooth texture created by the densely woven cotton fibers allowing for very fine detail in printing. If you are creating a screen printed bag of any type make sure to get some … Continue reading Army Duck:The Best for Screenprinting & More!

Fiber Reactive Dyes are PERFECT for Cotton!

One of the most enjoyable things to do with natural cotton canvas is the dye it!  My personal favorite type of dye for cotton is MX Fiber Reactive Dye.  Companies like Prochemical (east coast) and Dharma Trading (west coast) carry it.  My favorite thing about this dye is that it does not have to be heat activated, … Continue reading Fiber Reactive Dyes are PERFECT for Cotton!

Sewing Basics: How To Sew a Simple Tote Bag

I love this sewing project because these simple steps can be used to make a simple market shopper for a high end carryall that you might see featured in a style magazine or pinned a gazillion times.  These steps are also easily built upon to add a zipper, add hardware, add pockets, trims, or any … Continue reading Sewing Basics: How To Sew a Simple Tote Bag