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amarok
« on: November 14, 2012 12:43:14 PM »

Two of them! I made them today. And since I bought some tags for my company a while back I've been putting tags on EVERYTHING I make, haha! Cheesy Love these blue fabrics, my bank account is going to be subzero in a few months if I can't keep this focus of not buying EVERYTHING I like.. There just are too many adorable and awesome fabrics out there!!













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What is "Susitaika"? Susi is Wolf and Taika is Magic in Finnish.. Come and find out more!

www.susitaika.com

Free embroidery designs at www.susitaika.com/freebies.html

http://susitaika.com/shop for all your shopping needs
Matrish
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2012 12:54:18 PM »

I LOVE these! Great looking totes! Love the fabric and the embroidery!
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amarok
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2012 01:16:26 PM »

thank you! the fabric with the leaves is one that i bought from US, actually. it wasn't too expensive. the other, which is a bit cooler looking since it's more abstract, is from Finland and costs an arm and a leg. i'm actually starting to wonder how much trouble it would be to dye my own fabrics.. Cheesy since the white cotton is only 4-5 euros/metre and the cool looking fabric was something like 20 eur/m, and it's not as wide as white cotton would be. the piece that i bought was just enough for that one bag! smallest piece ever.. but it IS a gorgeous fabric.
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What is "Susitaika"? Susi is Wolf and Taika is Magic in Finnish.. Come and find out more!

www.susitaika.com

Free embroidery designs at www.susitaika.com/freebies.html

http://susitaika.com/shop for all your shopping needs
p.kok
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2012 02:22:39 AM »

Dying fabric is actually quite easy, but the results can range from awesome to really horrible quite easily:)  I also like to print on fabric with rubber or linoleum stamps and regular fabric paint. Also, spoonflower isn't that cheap, but you can get a yard (which is almost a meter Smiley ) for less than 20$ (including shipping to Europe), and you can design it yourself!(or you can buy UT designs that match their embroidery designs). I know how hard it is to find nice and cheap fabric in the EU Smiley)
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amarok
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2012 02:15:39 AM »

yeah, i've been aquaintanced to spoonflower, and have thought of making my own fabric (since watching Project Runway <3 ). the UT fabrics aren't that great, i like more abstract pictures on my fabrics. Smiley
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What is "Susitaika"? Susi is Wolf and Taika is Magic in Finnish.. Come and find out more!

www.susitaika.com

Free embroidery designs at www.susitaika.com/freebies.html

http://susitaika.com/shop for all your shopping needs
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