Sunday, January 27, 2013

Stenciled Zipper Bags...



A look at the process of creating the

Stenciled, Quilted Zipper Bags...



Shoulder Bags





Fabrics on Bottom......BEFORE discharging process

Fabrics on Top....AFTER discharge stenciling






Green Fabric....Jacquard Discharge Paste




After paste completely dries...


Steam Iron to begin discharging color from fabric






 Red Fabric....deColourant discharge paste





Steam Iron discharges color from fabric




New Discharged Fabrics





I cut off a strip of the red fabric 

and pieced it into the green




Free Motion Quilting 

around the triangle shapes.....FUN



After quilting:


I cut the fabric in half......enough for 2 bags





CLICK HERE to view:  My Zipper Bag Tutorial


CLICK HERE:  to see My Quilts





May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,
LuAnn Kessi

19 comments:

Gill said...

Fabulous!
I'd love to try this so I'm hoping the decolourant paste is readily available in the UK!!

Kathrin said...

Wonderful, beautiful, good idea!

Lynn said...

Thanks for the link to making those cute bags. I shared the link with my quilt guild members in the newsletter so they can make one too if they desire.

Connie said...

Beautiful bags and love the way you did the stenciling!

Vickie said...

I had never considered using stencils with discharging color. I am learning so much from this blog hop! Thanks for some great ideas and wonderful eye candy with these two terrific stencils.

ruthanne said...

Great idea~great bags. Thank you.

rubyslipperz said...

This a GREAT tutorial! I'd like to share your blog-link and tutorial some day on my blog...if you are okay with that? =)

hugz,
annie

Sandy in CA said...

Love your bags!

Carol C said...

So many wonderful ways to use these stencils. Love your bags! Thanks for the chance to win.

Dahn said...

These bags look fan-tastik! I am inspired to pull out the discharge paste I have and have never used..
Thanks for the tut as well!

John'aLee said...

Great tutorial, how generous of you to show how you do your work. Loved it!

Createology said...

Beautiful Stenciled Zipper Bags. I am amazed at how different each of you artists have executed fun and fabulous techniques with Terri's stencils. Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts...

Linda Dunn said...

Gets the juices going, to see what you've done w/color and pattern. thanks.

Linda Dunn said...

Your examples will get anyone's creative juices flowing. Beautiful work.

McIrish Annie said...

I'm curious why you used two different discharge products. is it because of the fabric?

Anne O. said...

Wunderschöne Taschen.
Liebe Grüße
Anne

Kerstin said...

fantasic bags and I love what you did with the fabric. I have to look into whats it called in Germany and if Im able to get something like that over here.

Stella Nemeth said...

The fabrics you made are beautiful. I could see myself using something like that.

Jeannie said...

Your bags are fantastic! I have yet to try out the decolorant, but now I am inspired! I love how the fabrics almost glow. Have a great weekend.