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Teacher’s Big Heart Watercolor Acrylic Tote Bag

Say thanks to your child's teacher with this fun custom tote bag gift for Teacher Appreciation Day.

At a Glance:

Project #15032 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Watercolor Acrylic Paint™ - Opera, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $2.99 $1.50
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FolkArt ® Watercolor Acrylic Paint™ - Ochre, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $2.99 $1.50
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FolkArt ® Watercolor Acrylic Paint™ - Ultramarine, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $2.99 $1.50
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FolkArt ® Watercolor Acrylic Paint™ - Pastel Turquoise, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $2.99 $1.50
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FolkArt ® Watercolor Acrylic Paint™ Brush Sets - Watercolor Brush Set, 3 pc.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $8.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Downloadable art – “Big Heart 2 Teach”
  • 13.5” x 13.5” Cotton tote bag
  • Black paint pen or marker
  • Wax paper, Palette, Water basin, Iron

Instructions

  1. Prep the tote bag by pre-washing and pressing flat.
  2. Place a piece of wax paper inside the bag.
  3. Print out the downloadable artwork. Place inside the bag and position into place. You should be able to see the artwork clearly through the front of the bag.
  4. Using the black permanent marker, trace around all of the artwork. Let dry.
  5. Place a pressing cloth over the artwork and press with a hot iron to set.
  6. Pour a small amount of each watercolor onto a palette. Begin painting a letter with an undiluted color of your choice and then add water to the paint to create a lighter color. Before the first color dries repeat with a second color to create a watercolor effect.
  7. Paint inside each letter using at least two of the watercolor acrylics. Let dry.
  8. Once dry, if you would like it even more vibrant in areas simply paint a second coat. Let dry.
  9. Place a pressing cloth over the artwork and press with a hot iron to set.
  10. Add a decorative trim with fabric glue if desired.

Get the Pattern

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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