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22 Ways to Design Your Own Fabric

10 August 2017 14:49


Because it's now possible to get your own design printed onto small quantities of fabric, we all want to have a go - but where should you start?

There's a general introduction to designing, with some useful links, in the blog post Would you Like to Design Your Own fabric?

Then it's a case of deciding how to create your design.  If you can paint or draw, then that may well be the best way.  Otherwise, you need to find a way of putting colour onto paper or a screen.  Here are 22 ways you might do that, most of them suitable for those who find painting difficult!


You may also need to check up on details about size, colour and using repeats.

I hope these ideas will spur you on to creating a masterpiece of fabric design!  If you have other ideas, please share them below, or get in touch if you'd like to write a tutorial.