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Stenciled Tote Bag

Dress up a plain tote bag with a simple All-Purpose Ink stenciling technique.


  1. Trace chosen design onto matte side of freezer paper and cut out, creating a stencil.
     
  2. Lay freezer paper on tote bag with shiny side of paper facing the bag.
     
  3. Adhere freezer paper to bag with dry hot iron.
     
  4. Spray 4 large dollops of shaving cream.
     
  5. Use the ink dropper to add color to each dollop of shaving cream, creating different colors.
     
  6. Use ink sweeper to pull colored shaving cream into open areas of freezer paper stencil, blending as desired.
     
  7. Pull freezer paper off tote bag.
     
  8. Heat-set image using a dry hot iron for 2 minutes on both sides of fabric.
by Debi S. Naanes

Difficulty

Beginner - Easy

Time

1-2 Hours

Materials Needed

From IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko

  • All-Purpose Ink Duos in Poppy/Lemon and Vegas Gold/Platinum
  • Ink Droppers
  • Ink Sweeper
  • Cotton tote bag
  • Freezer paper
  • Shaving cream 

Download project instructions (PDF)



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