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These really sweet tote bags are so cute for Valentines day and all year round. And if you don't have a Valentine, you could make one for yourself!
What You Need:
LOVE' TOTE BAG
A5 Acetate sheets 10-pk
Dylon black fabric paint
Proarte paint brush (no barcode) Craft knife
CAT TOTE BAG
Fabrics, fat quarter pack
Embroidery thread, (310) black
Red satin ribbon
Red velvet ribbon
Allow: 45 Minutes
Skill Level: Beginner
LOVE' TOTE BAG INSTRUCTIONS:
Cut four A5 stencil shapes from the acetate using the picture as a guide.
Press the tote bag and line it with a few sheets of paper or some cardboard
Position the stencils and secure with a few pieces of sticky tape (the centre of the O can be held in place with your finger, or use double sided tape)
Lightly stencil the black dye building up the colour as you go. Keep your brush quite 'dry' for this
Allow to dry before peeling off the stencils.
CAT TOTE BAG INSTRUCTIONS:
Press the tote bag
Cut the A5 stencil shapes from the acetate using the picture as a guide.
Spray adhesive lightly on the reverse and position the shapes on the bag
Take a running stitch around the edge of each shape to hold it in position.
Create the cat's collar using red velvet ribbon and a bead, sewn in place
Decorate the hearts with bows made from red satin ribbon