• Visiting Central Saint Martin’s London College of Fashion

  • Design Your Own Ladies T-Shirt Tutorial

  • Personalised Clothing Collection

  • Book Review: Print, Make, Wear

  • WINNERS of Make a Statement – Clutch Bag Design Competition

  • GPS Personalised Boxer Shorts

  • How To Make A Pet Neckerchief – Tutorial

  • Zayn Leaves One Direction!

  • Create Your Own 50 Shades of Grey Tie

  • SS15 Print Trends

Visiting Central Saint Martin’s London College of Fashion

This week Contrado was invited to speak at Central St. Martin’s University of Arts in London. The event was presided over by special guest speaker Grayson Perry, who gave an inspirational in-depth lecture. Recounting his own career, Mr. Perry presented some of his most famous pieces and explained in detail the motivations and stories behind [ Read Full Entry ]

Design Your Own Ladies T-Shirt Tutorial

Welcome to the Bags of Love tutorial for designing your very own Ladies T-Shirt. Get ready for summer and stay comfortable with a unique look that can razzle and dazzle. This design has been based on my original artwork and named “Ace of Waves” with a lovely jelly fish surfing the waves of deep ocean. [ Read Full Entry ]

Personalised Clothing Collection

We have been a bunch of very busy bees recently! Our Personalised Fashion collection has been growing in leaps and bounds, as we create more and more innovative customised clothing, which can be personalised by you, our creative customers! Our stylish range of personalised clothing has all been designed and developed by our resident fashion [ Read Full Entry ]

Book Review: Print, Make, Wear

Our friends The People’s Print and Melanie Bowles have been very busy writing a brand new book!  In case you aren’t sure who we mean, we worked with the wonderful Melanie and The People’s Print last year for our floral t-shirt design competition, Blooming Marvellous. The online community celebrates the new era of DIY textile design [ Read Full Entry ]

WINNERS of Make a Statement – Clutch Bag Design Competition

A massive, huge thank you for everyone who entered our Make a Statement competition! We could not believe the talent shown in the designs entered and were seriously so blown away by the effort put into every single one of the designs. Tree from Stitchless TV and the judging panel at Bags of Love spent [ Read Full Entry ]

GPS Personalised Boxer Shorts

Keep track of your man as well as keeping him looking gorgeous! At Bags of Love, we like to think of ourselves as experts in the personalised gifts and photo gifts industry. However, we are also specialists when it comes to cutting and sewing and breaking new technology! Our team consists of expert craftsmen, seamstresses, [ Read Full Entry ]

How To Make A Pet Neckerchief – Tutorial

At Bags of Love, we are lucky enough to have some very talented customers, who work with us to create amazing products with their designs. One such customer is the lovely Charlotte Baker, who runs an adorable website called Made For Mutts. She sells handmade pet accessories, including collars, bedding and neckerchiefs to ensure pooches [ Read Full Entry ]

Zayn Leaves One Direction!

It was news that shocked millions of One Direction fans around the world. The gorgeous Zayn Malik has decided to leave the band! Arguably the most dashing member of the biggest boyband in the world, the thought of those dark eyes and brooding good looks not appearing in any more 1D videos, albums, posters…well…it’s enough [ Read Full Entry ]

Create Your Own 50 Shades of Grey Tie

Are you a 50 Shades of Grey fan?  Whether you loved the books and film, or not, you can’t escape 50 Shades of Grey fever, which is currently sweeping the globe! One of the most iconic components of the film and the books, is Mr. Christian Grey’s rather fetching metallic grey tie…yes, that tie! In [ Read Full Entry ]

SS15 Print Trends

At Bags of Love, we are always led by the imagination and creativity of our customers. As well as supplying hundreds of handmade photo gifts, which our customers love personalising with special photos of friends and loved ones, we also have a rather fabulous, expanding customised apparel and homeware range. These items in particular – [ Read Full Entry ]