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Fantastic Fabrics: 10 DIY Ways to Make Your Own Fabric Patterns

Make your own unique fabric patterns for all your DIY projects! This is a great DIY for up and coming designers or for anyone who wants to give a wonderful gift.

Geometric Shapes

Add a geometric twist to all your tea towels and pillow cases. They're that extra bit of detail every home needs.

DIY Block-Print Fabric

Make your own duvet and pillow covers!

Block printing is a fun and easy way to get great patterns for your fabrics.

Faux Marble Fabric Painting - How Did You Make This? | Luxe DIY

How to easily hand paint your own faux marble fabric using shaving cream.

Imagine how amazing a marbled duvet cover would look!

3 Ways to "Watercolor" Fabric Napkins | eHow

3 Ways to “Watercolor” Fabric Napkins. The popularity of watercolor and its scope of influence continues to grow. Gone are the days of only finding watercolor on prints adorning walls. Its application expands to include home decor, fashion, and, of course, textiles. The soft blend of colors are beautiful … Continue reading →

Hand Stamped

Use stamps to create beautiful fabrics. Fill them in with sharpies or paints.

Sharpie Art

Use sharpies to create a watercolour effect for your fabrics. Experiment with different shapes and patterns.

Photo Image Transfer

Transfer your favourite photos onto fabric for a seriously cool handmade gift.


Use freezer paper to make your own graphics for fabric. A small stencil would work well for multiple patterns.

How to Tie Dye a Shirt

How to Tie Dye a Shirt. Tie dying is a long-practiced pastime of hippies, counter-culture members, and people who simply love colorful clothing. Now you want to do it yourself, but the question is, how? What do you tie? What do you dye?...

It seems obvious for a t-shirt, but tie dying a lot of fabric gives you a great colourful pattern for things like blankets and curtains. So many possibilities!

DIY Bleach Stain Shirt - Some of This and That

Breath new life into an old shirt with this simple DIY Bleach Stain Shirt technique! Cost less to $5 to make and is unique as you are!

Apply this technique to large pieces of fabric for other projects.