Hand-painted Totes (shopping bags)

After having practiced ink painting on rice paper for years, I started experimenting on textiles. The result : lots of happy shopping bags made from scraps of canvas or vintage tablecloths.

red-shrimps

Red shrimps painted on a vintage checkered table-cloth. Tote own design.

purple-bloom

flower-detail

Violet flowers on canvas. The matching buttons are made from FIMO clay. Tote own design.

before-orange

rural-orange-crop

Orange daisies on vintage orange tablecloth. Small glass pearls are hand-sew in middle of daisies. Tote own design.

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2 comments

  1. henrike

    true: i showed my nichtje (4yrs) this bag, since i have the honour of having one, and told her my friend made this herself. She was in utter ohhhhhh

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