6 great sewing ideas for our batik fabrics from Malaysia
The Batik fabrics from Malaysia prove very clearly: Not all batiks are created equal. During our Batik fabrics from Togo much more follow the classic batik look, surprise our Malaysians cotton fabrics with a completely different look. Made by hand using a traditional batik technique, the result is unusual patterns, beautiful colors and the proof that batik has different facets. We want to show you these facts and introduce you to some great sewing ideas that go perfectly with our batik fabrics. Of course, you will also learn more about the history of the wonderful fabrics.
The history of our batik fabrics from Malaysia
Our Batik fabrics are directly in Malaysia made using the traditional batik process. The young and small company that manufactures the fabrics has set itself the task of providing Malaysian women with a source of income. Against the backdrop of the cultural and historical context of Malaysia, they have much less opportunity to earn money, support their families and strengthen their own independence.
The brightly colored cotton fabrics are handcrafted using a complex dyeing process in which each color is applied to the fabrics individually and with color-fast wax. This creates great interplay of colors and beautiful, elaborate designs that reflect the culture of South Asian origins. If you choose one of these fabrics, you will get a piece of Malaysia to take home.
Sewing ideas for our batik fabrics
You can actually sew anything you can think of from the eye-catching designs. To support the next flash of genius, we have collected a few nice sewing ideas and would like to present them in combination with the fabrics.
This is actually a great sewing idea Notebook sleeve according to a free tutorial from diymode.de. Together with our beautiful "Penang"-Design creates practical protection for your work, study or notepad, which is truly unique in terms of color and design. A great project that perfectly stages the fabric.
Also suitable for the topic of working, learning or taking notes, you will find a pattern for one under our ebooks Laptop bag. How about a laptop bag made from the wonderful fabric with the name "Kedah"? We think: definitely yes!
Another nice, practical and quickly sewn idea is the diyeule mobile phone case. Here you will find detailed video instructions that explain step by step how to use the Mobile phone pocket to hang up can sew. The instructions are absolutely suitable for beginners. We recommend our fabric to go with it "Taiping". Beautiful, isn't it?
You can find instructions for sewing a small one under our free instructions wallets with a zip compartment and two practical slots for cards. The perfect material for it? Clearly in our opinion "Malacaa".
At Ms. Schreiner you can get an ebook with included cutting template for a really great one Fanny pack. Again a very practical item that you can sew yourself. By the way: the belt pouch comes back, even if it is currently being carried more over the shoulder. Your self-sewn belt bag would be versatile and also really beautiful from our design "Johor".
By the way, you can find more great sewing ideas in our blog. Here we show you, for example, what everything is made of 0,5 meters of fabric can be sewn. A gym bag, a belt, a key ring and a small pouch. Everything from one and the same material, that forms a great ensemble of things that can be combined very well together. Our suggestion for this: "Pecan".