10 Most Quirky Cotton Products of 2017

What a creative year…It has been so bespoke that we thought it would be worth summarizing and sharing our results with others.

We have made thousands of tote bags and cotton drawstring bags in various shapes, colours and weights.

Our creativeness did not stop though.

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What Cotton Products are Found in the Hotel Room?

I have been impressed by constantly increasing range of products for the hospitality sector made from cotton.

Cotton products are decorative and they add character, value and elegance. They are respectful to environment. At the same time they are great reminders and souvenirs for guests.

Not such a long time ago the only item in the fabric bag, which could be found in the hotel room, was a hairdryer.

It has changed so much since that.

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Why Should I Use Bespoke Cotton Packaging for my Products?

This article is a summary of many years’ experience as producers of cotton drawstring bags.

Year after year pouches have been being transformed into packaging for more and more products. Whether it is a piece of jewellery or a woolly blanket, all of our cotton wrappings share the same features:

Respectful to Your Brand – fabric packaging is reused and stays with your Client for longer. Your company logo will not be seen shredded or creased in the outside bin. It may or not store your product but it will always be carrying your brand with pride.

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Organic Cotton Vs Eco-Friendly (Oeko-Tex Certified) Cotton

Cotton is a natural material that is lightweight, durable, breathable and biodegradable.

Unfortunately, most cotton is grown and manufactured with chemicals and other substances that can harm the environment and human health.

Choosing products made with cotton that hasn’t been subjected to toxic substances is best. Organic cotton and Oeko-Tex certified cotton are two options to consider.

What is Organic Cotton?

Certified organic cotton cloth is made from cotton plants that aren’t genetically modified. The cotton plants are grown without synthetic chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

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How to Personalize and Decorate Cotton Bags

Cotton is a natural lightweight yet durable material that doesn’t tear easily even when wet. Bags made of cotton can be used to transport and store a wide variety of items: groceries, toiletries, laundry, jewellery, wedding favours, and more.

Cotton can easily be personalized to suit any style or purpose. Customized cotton bags are an excellent choice if you want to promote a brand or special event.

Screen printing, digital printing and embroidery are three of the best ways to personalize and decorate cotton bags.

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How Drawstring Cotton Bags Are Made

Drawstring cotton bags are an excellent way to store and carry a variety of items: jewellery, party favours, toiletries, toys, baked goods, clothing, exercise equipment, and more.

Producing a drawstring cotton bag that has good proportion, strength, and a drawstring that easily opens and closes isn’t as simple as it may first appear. Quality of materials and exacting techniques are needed to create a durable bag that can be safely reused many times.

Cotton fabric is available in several weights. The heavier the weight, the more durable and suitable the cotton is for holding larger, heavier items. For environmental and health reasons, cotton cloth that is free from toxic chemicals and dyes is best.

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How to Take Care of Your Cotton Bag

Cotton bags are an excellent reusable option for storing and carrying a variety of items including clothing, groceries, baked goods, toiletries, jewellery and wedding favours.

Cotton is very durable and has the unique property of increasing in strength when wet. To get the most life out of of a cotton bag, it’s important to clean it regularly because stains can weaken cotton fibre and cause it to tear.

By following the cleaning tips below, it’s easy to care for a cotton bag so it can be reused successfully for a long time. 

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Purchasing Reusable Cotton Grocery Bags vs Plastic or Paper: Impact on the Environment

Using natural reusable cotton grocery bags instead of plastic or paper grocery bags helps to protect the environment.


Plastic bags are rarely sturdy enough to reuse more than a few times – they stretch and tear too easily.

Petroleum, dyes, plasticisers, and other toxic chemicals are used to produce plastic bags. In many parts of the world, not many plastic grocery bags are recycled. Plastic doesn’t biodegrade, it photo-degrades, so it slowly breaks into small pieces. It can take up to 1000 years for degradation to complete. In the meantime, toxic substances in the plastic leach into the environment.

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5 Features of Good Bespoke Packaging Solutions

Customised packaging is an effective eye-catching way to promote a brand or commemorate a special event.

When you’re looking for the best bespoke packaging solutions for your needs, keep the following 5 criteria in mind:

1. Quality

The packaging you choose should be attractive, durable, and simple to open and close. It should be well constructed for the item(s) that it will hold.

Cotton is a strong yet light weight packaging option. It’s appropriate for wrapping a variety of products including jewellery, cosmetics, clothing, baked goods and wine. It’s simple to apply dye and print on good quality cotton, creating a crisp look that draws attention.

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Important Benefits of Using Cotton Products vs Products Made of Other Materials

Cotton offers a unique mix of characteristics. It’s ideal for creating many products including cotton packaging bags for storing and presenting everything from wedding favors to baked goods.

Opting for eco-friendly cotton products over products made with other materials is an excellent solution if you’re looking for an affordable, versatile and environmentally friendly material.

Top 10 benefits of using cotton instead of other materials:

1. Soft

Natural cotton, free of toxic chemicals and dyes, doesn’t irritate the skin like synthetic fibres and treated cotton can. Natural cotton also won’t trigger allergic reactions.

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