I'm going to use material that I printed previously. Here are 2 photos of a make-up bag that I made 2 years ago, using fabric that I printed with an autumn leaves design, using screenprinting and discharge binder to print the lighter mustardy colour of the leaves onto the dark blue linen.
I only made two of these pouches 2 years ago - one for myself and one for my mum. Now I'm doing this bag-sewing course to learn to sew and finish the projects properly. I just taught myself how to make this make-up pouch, using a pattern from the internet, and although it came out well, you can see that the zip insert and the lining could be done more beautifully.
I also have some of this block-printed shell-pattern fabric left (not as much as in the photo) that I printed 2 years ago, and sewed up into a simple tote bag as a present for a friend:
I have used up almost all of both the autumn leaves and the shell fabric, so I need to print some more to make into the new bags. The shell print is simpler to make, as I can do it at home with the lino blocks, so I will start with that first of all, and hope to make up some lovely professionally finshed bags soon!