Styling with Scallops Tote Bag by Tulip®
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Styling with Scallops Tote Bag by Tulip®

For style on the go, jazz up a canvas tote with some simple paint scallop trims and puffy paint accents!
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Tulip ® One-Step Tie- Dye Kit™ Refill – Turquoise
  • Tulip® Fabric Stencils – Collegiate
  • Tulip® Soft Fabric Paint – Glacier White
  • Tulip ® Glam-It-Up!™ Iron-On Studs Carousel – Turquoise
  • Apron – White
  • Plastic Tablecloth
  • Spray Bottle
  • Paintbrush – ¾" Flat
  • Disposable Plate
  • Iron
  • Thin Cloth
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Place waxed paper inside tote to keep paint from seeping through to other side.

Step 2 Use pencil to trace scallop pattern on tote to create five scalloped stripes.

Step 3 Squeeze a generous puddle of White paint onto palette. Mix a few drops of yellow paint into White until you get the desired pastel yellow.

Step 4 Apply pastel yellow paint to the top of the tote to create the first scallop stripe.

Step 5 Repeat Steps 3 and 4 with the remaining colors to complete the scallop stripes. Let dry.

Step 6 Squeeze dimensional paint along each line of scallops. Let dry.

Step 7 Set iron to Cotton, with steam. Hold iron a few inches above the dimensional paint until the paint puffs up. Continue across the entire bag until all dimensional paint is puffed up.

Step 8 Tie ribbon in a bow on the handle to complete.

Tips

Don’t stop with painting just the front of the tote! You can wrap the design around to the back for a totally painted tote.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Pattie Wilkerson of iLoveToCreate.