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Paint Rag Patchwork and Upcycled Denim Bag

Paint Rag Patch Bag outer pocket with loop and vintage button closing

Paint Rag Patchwork Bag outer pocket with loop and vintage button closing

Fabric scraps that were used to absorb or wipe paint at my mixed media work table

Fabric scraps that were used to absorb or wipe paint at my mixed media work table

Some of my favorite materials are the ones I didn’t plan. These scraps of quality cotton fabric were used as utility rags while playing with paints.

Many colors together can become a cohesive piece.

Free stitching adding design lines on pieced fabrics

Free stitching adding design lines on pieced fabrics. (Puzzled by the painted design on table surface? It’s part of my old business sign – nostalgic!)

 

 

I stitch lines while spontaneously choosing imagined forms in the splotches of color. (I love that center leaf shape!)

More photos and description are in my Etsy Shop.

Available here: Paint Rag Patchwork Bag

Fabric trimmed and lined in red to form outside pocket on denim bag

Fabric trimmed and lined in red to form outside pocket on denim bag

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pieced and stitched fabric forms featured outer pocket

Pieced and stitched fabric forms featured outer pocket

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Side of bag with flap covering main compartment