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Printed Cotton Fabric

Printed Cotton Fabric

Custom Cotton Fabric Made in the UKMade in the UK

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We print your designs, patterns, or photos onto a wide range of cotton fabrics. Printed cotton fabric suits a range of DIY projects. Full color, high-quality dye sublimation textile printing. Choose your custom cotton fabric to print on.

  • Ships In 1 - 2 Day(s)

  • Delivery: $12.50

  • Handmade


  • ≥ 0.5 m2: $86/sq m
  • ≥ 3 m2: $56/sq m 34.9% Discount
  • ≥ 10 m2: $52/sq m 39.6% Discount
  • ≥ 20 m2: $50/sq m 41.9% Discount
  • ≥ 30 m2: $48/sq m 44.2% Discount
  • ≥ 40 m2: $46/sq m 46.6% Discount
  • ≥ 50 m2: $42/sq m 51.2% Discount

Print Your Own Cotton Fabric

  • Wide range of cotton fabrics to customize
  • Durable, full color print
  • Your design. No minimum order
  • Print textiles up to 1.75 yards wide
  • Print fused into textile fibers, with hem option

Our printed cotton fabric range has plenty of fabrics for you to play around with.

Our innovative printing process for cotton gives a clear and exceptional print on natural fabrics as well as cotton blends, as it bonds the ink to the material. Cotton by nature is soft, durable and a match made in heaven for dressmakers as it's a breathable, moisture-wicking fabric. But being so versatile in the different textures, weights, and blends available, it's perfect for bedding, crafts, and underwear too. Have fun getting creative with custom cotton fabric!
  • Wide range of natural, organic cottons and cotton blends
  • Fully customized with your designs
  • Specialist digital cotton print
  • Perfect for making clothes, underwear, nightwear
  • Resists piling
  • Can be worn all year round
  • Retains body heat in cold weather
  • Keeps the body cool in warm weather
  • Suitable for bedding, pillows, cushions & crafts
  • Easy to handle and sew
  • Soft but durable
  • Choose from 4 edge finishing options
  • No minimum order 
  • Printed to order
  • Ready in 1-2 days

Full Range of Cotton Fabrics

Choose from 100% natural cottons and cotton blends.

  • Vintage Fade Poly/Cotton 4.13oz

    Vintage Fade Poly/Cotton 4.13oz

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    Desaturated print for vintage, rustic charm. Lightweight cotton blend, with high levels of absorbency. Slightly starched.


    50% polyester, 50% cotton

  • Lima Cotton Twill 7.08oz (end of line)

    Lima Cotton Twill 7.08oz (end of line)

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    Smooth and soft face with a matt reverse. Easy to handle. Very tight twill weave, locks in heat.


    84% cotton, 16% poly

  • Pima Lawn 100% Cotton 2.21oz PGT

    Pima Lawn 100% Cotton 2.21oz PGT

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    100% cotton. Light, airy and smooth on the skin. Nice drape. Use for clothes, furnishings. 240 thread count.


    100% Supima cotton Pigment inks

  • Cotton-Linen 6.72oz

    Cotton-Linen 6.72oz

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    Cotton and linen blend. Cool and smooth on the skin, with some stretch. Slightly stiff finish.


    95% cotton 5% linen Pigment Inks

  • Cotton Satin 5.07 oz

    Cotton Satin 5.07 oz

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    100% natural cotton satin weave. Smooth face, matt finish. Reflects & absorbs the light. Crisp to touch.


    100% cotton pigment inks

  • Organic Half-Panama Cotton 8.85oz

    Organic Half-Panama Cotton 8.85oz

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    100% organic half-panama cotton. Authentic flecks of cotton seeds. Visible basket weave. Breathable.


    100% organic cotton

  • Cotton Twill 6.28oz

    Cotton Twill 6.28oz

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    100% organic half-panama cotton with glossy waterproof PVC coating. Outdoor furnishings, bib linings.


    100% cotton

  • Bull Denim 11.80oz

    Bull Denim 11.80oz

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    100% cotton. Textured dobby weave. Heavy, crisp, starched handle. Cream base. Upholstery, apparel.


    100% cotton

  • Cotton Calico 4.48oz

    Cotton Calico 4.48oz

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    100% organic cotton, poplin weave. Untreated with authentic slubbing effect. Light and crisp.


    100% cotton pigment inks

  • Organic Cotton Canvas 7.67oz

    Organic Cotton Canvas 7.67oz

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    100% natural, 100% organic with a rustic, half panama canvas weave.


    100% organic cotton

  • Tender Terry Towelling 10.32 oz

    Tender Terry Towelling 10.32 oz

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    45% cotton, 55% poly microfiber. Quick drying toweling. Durable and absorbent. Towels and robes.


    55% polyester, 45% cotton

  • Janice Poplin Organic Cotton 3.98oz

    Janice Poplin Organic Cotton 3.98oz

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    Certified Organic, Optic White, 100% Cotton Poplin. Super bright colors and deep blacks, strong wash fastness, using reactive ink chemistry.


    100% Organic Cotton Reactive Inks

    Expected Shrinkage = Weft: 2% Warp: 1%

  • Pima Lawn 100% Cotton 2.21oz RTV

    Pima Lawn 100% Cotton 2.21oz RTV

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    Soft, light and airy. Silky smooth surface, flows and drapes beautifully. Plain weave 100% cotton lawn. Super bright colors and deep blacks, strong wash fastness, using reactive ink chemistry.


    100% Supima cotton reactive inks

    Expected Shrinkage = Weft: 6% Warp: 1%

  • Crystal Voile Cotton Silk 1.18oz

    Crystal Voile Cotton Silk 1.18oz

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    70% cotton 30% silk lightweight woven voile. Print shows through 90% to reverse. Super bright colors & deep blacks using reactive ink chemistry.


    70% cotton, 30% silk

    Expected Shrinkage = Weft: 2% Warp: 1%

Care instructions

Wash at 86°F, low tumble dry heat, hang to dry, do not wring, low heat iron.

  • Wash At 30°C / 86°F
  • Wash at 85°F
  • Tumble 1
  • Hang Dry
  • No Wring
  • Low Heat

Printed Cotton Fabric

Print your logo, patterns, text, or custom design on our 100% natural cotton and blends with ease, using our user-friendly online design system. The professional technique we use in printing allows your fabric to have incredible colors and an overall high quality product. Ideal for decorative projects, fashion designs, or creative crafting. Whatever your project may be, your custom cotton fabric is perfect for the job because it is designed by you, for you. Print on cotton in full color with photo or illustration the choice is yours. Photos printed on fabric are ideal for hand made products and gifts too.

Cotton Advice

Remember that with all natural cottons, there is a significant percentage of shrinkage in processing and in the use you may have for the material. Allow for 2-3% shrinkage in both length and width in your textile. This is not an exact science and we are unable to predict exactly how much shrinkage will occur from print to print. Please allow some margin for shrinkage in your pattern or design to accommodate the shrink tolerance.

In regards to the Pima Lawn, Cotton Linen, and Janice Poplin Cotton, due to the nature of the fabric and our processing methods, there can be occasional very small white dots where pieces of cotton fluff are removed revealing unprinted white base material. Please note that this is normal and cannot be avoided but won't affect the strong colors and detailed nature of your print.


We recommend a cold wash on a delicate cycle for your cotton fabrics. Dry cleaning and washing with high heat can result in color loss. For best results, gently wash only when necessary.

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Make a Collage

If you can’t decide on which photo to use, you can upload multiple images and create a photo collage. This can be done using one of our pre-set montage templates, or you can create your own entirely from scratch. It’s super easy to do and the possibilities are endless.

photo collage

How to add your collage to your product

Step 1 – Click the start design button & select your product options.

Step 2 – Go to the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab, click the ‘add images/Text’ button on your product & ‘Select Images to Upload’ or use the Facebook/Instagram tabs.

Step 3 – Choose the images you want to use for your collage, upload & select them from the uploaded photos list.

Step 4 – Click ‘Create montage’ & select your collage style.

Step 5 – Add the collage to your design.

Hints and Tips

  • The more images you add to your collage the smaller each image will be. Fewer images will be larger and give you more clarity and detail.
  • The more people in an image, the less detail there will be. If you have 10 images of a group of five friends, each person will be smaller than if you have 10 images on just one person.
  • Try to make sure that the longest side of each image is around 3.93". There is a handy ruler built into the design tool to help you with this.
  • Smaller products will not be able to fit as many images as larger ones will.


Print Guideline

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    What resolution is best for printing?

    All of our fabrics are printed at 200dpi. This works for us as it combines a great quality as well as a good file weight. In order to avoid resizing and interpolation, we recommend that you scale your image to 100% at 200dpi. Our design interface works with a traffic light system that acts as a quality marker for your designs. This will show you whether the resolution is too low for printing. When you re-upload your design with a highest resolution, the traffic lights will change color, showing you're good to go. A message will pop up alongside the traffic lights to let you know if the resolution is too low or if you have a good quality image. 

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    Will my image be scaled to fit?

    Your uploaded design will automatically be scaled to fit the size of fabric you've chosen. You can change the dimensions of your fabric by amending the measurements on the ‘Product Options’ tab, under ‘Print Size’. To see how this fits with the dimensions of your image/design, you can refer to the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab under 'Quality Information'. Here, you will be able to edit the dimensions of the image.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Should I choose RGB or CMYK?

    We always recommend using an RGB color space when you upload your images. More specifically, we suggest using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best color results. This will need to be done in your editing software; choose RGB as the working space, and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)

  • Print-Roll Length Fabric Guide Icon

    Is there a maximum length I can print on?

    There is no length limit for most of our fabrics. Our preview design window is set up to displaying a maximum of 10m (32.8 ft) to help you visualize the print, but that doesn't mean this is the print limit. If you'd like to order more, you can increase the quantity (x2 for 20m or x4 for 40m for example) and order as much as you'd like. Larger volumes will receive an automatic discount too. While the fabric length is nothing to worry about, each individual fabric will have a maximum width side: These can be found on the fabric's page information or in the design interface. 

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    Should I add white space for borders or cutting onto my design? 

    Yes, that will help you when it comes to cutting or framing your printed fabric. We recommend always adding a little extra space for borders into your purchased fabric size. When we print your materials, or send out fabric samples, we typically trim squarely around the fabric, leaving approximately 5mm white space. Cutting neatly on the line has an additional fee.

  • crocking-Print Guideline Icon

    What is crocking?

    Crocking is the term used to describe fading along the creases in a fabric. It typically can occur after constant washing or heavy use of digitally printed natural fabrics. Crocking can be minimized by hand washing your fabrics at a cooler temperature, rather than machine washing. If you want to make sure there's no chance of crocking, we'd suggest you use a poly fabric. 

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    Is it normal for colors to appear lighter on organic fabrics?

    Yes, our organic fabrics don't have an additional coating like non-organic fabrics have, which means it absorbs the inks deep into its fiber and reducing the color strength slightly (this can be approximately -40%). If you would like a bolder, more vibrant color for your fabric, we would suggest using a non-organic fabric. 

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    Can I supply my own fabric for you to print onto?

    Unfortunately not; all of our fabrics have been tested meticulously to ensure we know exactly how to get the best results, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. If you are set on a fabric we don't offer, we can offer custom printed sublimation paper to order which will allow you to heat press your designs onto your own fabrics.

  • Jpeg-Tiff Print Guideline Icon

    Which is a better image format: TIFF or JPEG?

    If your design is simple and less intricate, a JPEG will be absolutely fine. However, if you have created a design with multi-colored detailing, we would recommend saving your design in a TIFF format. 

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    Will my material shrink during printing?

    Similar to other fabric printing processes, shrinkage can occur. The amount of shrinkage will depend on the fabric, but as a general rule of thumb, please allow for 2-8% shrinkage when working out your measurements. Shrinkage is not an exact science, and the amount of shrinkage will vary from print run to print run. We'd always suggest order a little more than you need for your project. 

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    Can I order double sided printed fabric?

    Many of the fabrics we offer are semi-transparent, so printing on both sides of the fabric is not a service we offer. 

  • Labels-Print Guideline Icon

    Can I order labels in a different fabric? Are the labels cut like normal fabric labels?

    At the moment, all of our fabric labels are printed on satin fabric. For now, we believe this is the best choice, but will potentially introduce other options in the future. All labels are cut to the same label format. If you would like to choose a different fabric and format for your labels, you could always order a sheet of the fabric of your choice to create labels yourself. 

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How do you print your fabrics in an eco-friendly way?

    Our fabrics are printed with water-based inks as environmental consciousness is always front of our minds. Water-based inks include no chemicals or solvents, and our printing process uses heat to fix colors and patterns into place to avoid excess or contaminated water returning into the water system (this is something that can occur through steaming). All printing, fulfilment and production is done in our one facility, and rather than rolling the fabrics or sending them in a tube, you will receive your material folded up. This amounts to 150 tubes saved a week, as well as much more space on the delivery van for more orders. (For delicate fabrics we ensure to package appropriately).

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    Will there be slight color differences between my orders?

    Although very rare, there could be a slight color difference from one print run to another. This is a normal part of the printing process, however we are always working to improve our color profiles. It is unlikely that  the difference in print runs will be hugely different (for example, it's unlikely your orange is suddenly going to be red). The likelihood of color variations can be intensified fabric to fabric due to materials having different grains and textures; natural fabrics typically have more muted color tones, while poly alternatives have a bolder hue. This is because the construction of the material is different, and the printing method has to be altered slightly for more delicate, natural textiles.

Sizing For Hemming And Shrinkage

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Our full cut & sew service at Bags of Love can be used to your full advantage. We even offer hemming for your fabrics at a small additional cost. Our hems are created with a one or two cold hem that typically uses around 5 to 20mm of fabric (depending on the thickness of your chosen material). Please bare this in mind when you are ordering your printed fabric with hems: If you would like your finished piece to be 40" x 40", change your dimensions to 41" instead to allow space for your hems (you will also need to include additional for potential shrinkage). The thicker the fabric, the bigger the hem will be. Your printed fabric will be hemmed with either Black or White thread. If you are ordering a lightly woven material or a printed silk, you will find that one hem will be straight, while the other slightly rippled.  The hemming material allowances are as follows and you need to make your print bigger to accommodate the hem:

  • Light Fabrics (0.6 - 2.9 oz): For silks and other light fabrics, we use 6-8mm in the hem (2 fold), so overall width/height will be minus 12-16mm
  • Medium Fabrics (3.0 - 5.9 oz): For medium-weight fabrics that fray, we use 15-20mm in the hem (2 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 35-40mm
  • Stiff/Heavy/No-fray fabrics: we use 15-20mm in the hem (1 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 35-40mm
All of these measurements can vary and should only be seen as an approximation. If you allow for hems and slight shrinkage, it can add a fairly significant amount to your ordered dimensions, so please make sure to consider these things prior to ordering. Depending on how open the weave is, our fabric can shrink anywhere from 2% to 8% with the average being 2.5%.

Choose From Three Finishes

We have three finishing options available: 
  • As it comes: We simply cut around your image with scissors - leaving a perhaps uneven white border. 
  • Hem with thread: We can offer your fabric hemmed with a black or white thread. This will add an additional 1-2 days of production time to your order. Please refer to the dimensions above to gauge how the hemming will affect the size of your print. You will have a choice of an overlock hem or folded hem (one or two fold depending on the fabric) however not all fabrics are suited to both hem types. In the design interface, you will be able to see which options are available to you. If you can only see one hem available, this means that this is the only suitable hem for this material type. 
  • Cut on the line: Rather than our 'as it comes' option, we will cut neatly on the edge of your design against the grain of the fabric. If you have a border around your design we will cut around that border. If the design takes up the whole fabric, we will neatly cut around the edge of the image. Cutting against the grain is standard for fabric cutting, and as such lighter materials such as Georgette or Mulmul will have a slight wave in them, and some fraying may occur. 
All of our fabrics are carefully hand cut. It is not always possible to maintain a perfectly straight cut for certain fabrics, so please bear this is mind if you see your edge has a slightly uneven look or a little fraying. This is not a flaw in the material. If you have any questions or would like to know about our cutting methods in more detail, please get in touch and we will be more than happy to discuss them with you. 

For further information about our fabrics see our FAQs

Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, you may find a slight variance in the sizes. 

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