New - Tutorial for a quick bag using Quilting Cotton and Kraft Tex
Unwashed Version - straight out of the packaging, it's just like a roll of thin cardboard, and you can use it like that with stamping, embossing, painting, punching etc in all sorts of projects. You can even print on it! But when I think it really comes alive, is when crumpled and washed, then it takes on a leather-like appearance and is ideal for creating bags, wallets, tags, and more. Crease as much as you want! Put in boiling water, wash in the washing machine - crease again when wet. Iron This products originates from Italy where designer handbags are made using this product In Italy the company states their bags can be hand washed when necessary! Now we can make our very own designer bags
Tips for sewing with Kraft-tex:
Christine from bags of style - shared with me this tip: If you're making something that needs turning out, try wetting your project with a light spray of water, before turning. It'll help it turn right sides out without tearing.
Check what is coming in November! Pens to write on your cork and Kraft tex! Tag Makers to cut our labels New Vintage Kraft tex also on the way!
kraft-tex New Designer Colors are Hand-Dyed & Prewashed
kraft-tex Combines the Best of Leather & Fabric