I made a couple new things with the Bella! design—accessory bags and dish towels. Click the images below to visit the product post and purchase.
Bella! Accessory Bags
I make each 5 x 8 bag from reclaimed natural linen fabric, stencil my “Bella!” silhouette and embellish with buttons sewn on by hand. White zipper closure.
I used linen fabric for these because, along with reusing and recycling many other things in manufacture and packaging, I also reuse or recycle household goods, like old tablecloths, draperies, and other fabric items that can’t be donated (if I don’t use them for TNR). The linen has such a nice drape, and that works with these little bags, so nice to handle, yet it’s very sturdy.
I’m going to add some sort of a zipper pull too. I’ve had several ideas for ones I’d make by by hand. We’ll see what I come up with, and I’ll add that to the product post.
These small bags are $10.00 each, including shipping and handling.
Bella! Dish Towels
These dishtowels are printed on premade 18″ x 28″ flour sack towels with my “Bella!” silhouette stenciled on the bottom edge.
I’ve been looking for options to create dishtowels from some of my designs. Dishtowels aren’t difficult to make once you find the right fabric, but for now I’ve found a few flour sack dishtowels that work just fine. I chose the two most popular kitty colors to stencil these, Housepanther, the original Bella! and Ginger Kitty.
I didn’t include the button eye embellishment on these after talking to a few friends who said they’d prefer their dish towels without buttons. I still love the silhouette!
Bella! Tote Bags
I’ve also printed more of the first with this design, the Bella! tote bag! Printed on lightweight canvas bags with the design stenciled at the bottom and button eyes as embellishment.
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