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Summer Trends: Playful Fruit Prints


fruit prints - watermelon orange and pineapple

My favorite memories of summer always include the beach, barbecue, fireworks, and my favorite summer fruit. Which fruit is best in summer? Well, that all depends on the person. I’m addicted to pineapples and peaches, while my sister loves cantaloupe and blueberries. There is just something so refreshing about summer fruits on a hot day. So, I was so happy when I started seeing whimsical fruit print fabrics trending in some of my favorite shops. I knew 144 Collection had to be part of this juicy summer trend. We have scoured our favorite fabric shops to bring you prints of fruit that are not only stylish and unique but make the perfect gift for the fruit lover in your life. From tropical fruit prints to citrus fruits, we have handcrafted coin purses and travel pouches that you will effortlessly take with you to the beach, on vacation, to the gym, or at home to keep your beauty essentials organized. Dig into our selection below for some refreshing fruit prints that will have you looking cool all summer.


fruit print- watermelon makeup pouch

Watermelon Print Makeup Pouch

Make traveling even sweeter with our watermelon print makeup pouch. This whimsical pouch has so many versatile uses, from a toiletry bag to a pencil pouch for girls. So convenient and easy to carry around, everyone will love traveling with this colorful fruit purse.


fruit prints - lemon and orange makeup pouch

Citrus Fruits Makeup Pouch

Fruit and floral worlds collide with this citrus fruits makeup pouch. Are you a fan of oranges or lemons? Well, we hope you like both because they are beautifully displayed in this handmade pouch. Hang out poolside with this bag or carry it a clutch on those summer date nights.


fruit prints - pineapple and limes makeup pouch

Tropical Fruits Makeup Pouch

For those days when you just want to escape it all, bring along our tropical fruits makeup pouch. Day at the spa, trip to the beach, or vacation on a tropical island this zipper pouch is there to keep you organized and while you relax. Sunscreen, lip gloss, sunglasses, and your smartphone will conveniently stay close at hand at all times while you soak up the sun.


fruit print coin purses

Coin Purses

How sweet it is with these cute coin purses! They are exhilarating and vibrant while also being a great way to stay organized at home or traveling. Carry our strawberry, watermelon, lime, orange, lemon, and avocado coin purses or give them away as small gifts to family, friends, and co-workers. They are sure to love them.












So, what's your favorite summer fruit?