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Create DIY Canvas Totes with a Little Sass and Color Chimp Flock Heat Transfer Vinyl

Craftey + The Mrs. Everything Sassy DIY Totes with Color Chimp Flock - MAIN

Follow along Caitlin from The Mrs. Everything shows you how to use our Color Chimp Flock heat transfer vinyl and a couple of fun and sassy sayings to create some simple canvas tote bags that will have everyone asking, "Where did you get that?!". For more project ideas and inspiration, be sure to check out the Craftey Community!

Helloooooo Craftey friends! I have been out of the blogosphere for a little while now, so I am very happy to be making my return today. What better way to make my comeback than with something a little sassy?! I am a serious tote bag addict and when I found blank tote bags at Hobby Lobby for $1.99, I knew those bad boys were coming home with me. I love witty quotes on bags, so I thought it would be fun to break out the flocked HTV and #getcraftey.

This is a super simple project and it's great because with a blank canvas tote, your possibilities are endless! I love frugal projects that are versatile because once you get this how-to under your belt, this can be a project that you can repeat on multiple occasions whether it be for teacher gifts, bridesmaid gifts, a tote for your kids, a sassy little bag for a new mom, the list could really go on forever. Let's get this party started!

Here is what you will need:

I love the clean look of a bold font on a white bag. I used Aharoni Bold to type my words. Type your saying and align to the left. Size it in the Silhouette Studio so that it will fit nicely on your bag. I always use my cutting mat to measure and then decide the vinyl sizing from there.

Craftey + The Mrs. Everything Sassy DIY Totes with Color Chimp Flock - Design 1

Since this is a project using heat transfer vinyl, you will want to be sure to mirror your image.

Craftey + The Mrs. Everything Sassy DIY Totes with Color Chimp Flock - Mirror Design

Select heat transfer, flocked as your material.

Craftey + The Mrs. Everything Sassy DIY Totes with Color Chimp Flock - Choose Material

Load your heat transfer vinyl onto your cutting mat with the flocked side facing up and then send the job to the machine!

Craftey + The Mrs. Everything Sassy DIY Totes with Color Chimp Flock - Weeding 1

Once the cutting has completed, weed away the excess vinyl and then use your weeding tools to weed away the smaller pieces. (How many times can I use the word "weed" in one sentence?!)

Craftey + The Mrs. Everything Sassy DIY Totes with Color Chimp Flock - Peel

You will then place your tote bag on the plate of the heat press and press the HTV to your bag!

Craftey + The Mrs. Everything Sassy DIY Totes with Color Chimp Flock - Complete 1

Slowly peel away the covering and voila!

You can mix up the HTV colors, customize the quote, or put whatever your heart desires on the tote!

Craftey + The Mrs. Everything Sassy DIY Totes with Color Chimp Flock - Complete 2

Gotta love a quick, easy, sassy project. Be sure to head over to the Craftey shop to find the materials used in this project, including the Color Chimp Flock heat transfer vinyl and check back to the Craftey community often for more fun and easy project ideas!

Happy crafting y'all.

xoxo,

Caitlin 


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