Get creative + see your stash in a new light!
Make Unique Folk Bags to Keep, Give or Sell!
– Create beautiful and expressive bags you can either keep, give or sell easily.
– Make multiple items from the same pattern without getting bored.
– Improve your design skills so that designing is not separated from making.
– Experiment with your ideas and creativity without taking too much on the needles.
– Make the most of your fabric and yarn stash.
Folk Bags are Knitter’s Canvases!
I have always wanted to express myself with knitting. Painters have canvases, but I wondered: What would be the knitter’s canvas? In 2008, I invented the idea of folk bags. Folk bags are drawstring pouches that combine yarn and fabric in a creative way. You can tell a story or express a theme by crocheting, knitting, and sewing.
During the years I have made about 50 folk bags. Those that I have not kept, I have given away as gifts or sold them. To my experience, there is a countless amount of people who enjoy beautiful little bags and a countless amount of things you can put inside the bags like candies, a spindle, knitting project, special gift …
Folk Bag Workbook Guides You!
Now you can make folk bags too! With this 40-page e-book, I will guide you through the process of designing and making unique folk bags.
The book has about 100 inspirational photos! But more than that it is a workbook for three various sized folk bags and a guide to make your personal variations from them.
I will explain to you how to choose your materials, what design decisions to make in each phase of the process and show examples of how I have applied the ideas to my folk bags. You can keep, give or sell the bags you will make by following the instructions of the workbook.
Folk bag Workbook is a digital PDF file which you can download to your computer after the purchase.