DecoArt Eco-Friendly Trick or Treat Bag

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Eco-Friendly Trick or Treat Bag

DecoArt Eco-Friendly Trick or Treat Bag

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps and to set before using tote bag. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Draw “no tricks…” on center of tote bag using pencil.
  • 3
    Draw 3-1/2 inch x 3-1/2 inch pumpkin on top left of tote bag and 3 inch x 3 inch pumpkin on top right of bag using pencil.
  • 4
    Draw 2 inch x 2 inch pumpkin on top right of tote bag beside previous one using pencil.
  • 5
    Place old magazine inside tote bag.
  • 6
    Mix 1 teaspoon of fabric painting medium to about 2 teaspoons of Jack-O’-Lantern Orange. Using #3 round brush, paint outline and stem of pumpkins in this mix.
  • 7
    Mix 1 teaspoon of fabric painting medium to about 2 teaspoons of Cadmium Orange. Using #5 round brush, paint letters in this mix.
  • 8
    Mix 1 teaspoon of fabric painting medium to about 2 teaspoons of Lamp (Ebony) Black. Using tip of #3 round brush, paint dots on the inside of three pumpkins with this mix.
  • 9
    Using tip of #3 round brush, paint dots on Cadmium Orange letters with mix from step 8.
  • 10
    Let dry completely. Flip tote bag over to other side.
  • 11
    Draw “…just TREATS” on center of tote bag using pencil.
  • 12
    Draw 3-1/2 inch x 3-1/2 inch pumpkin on top left of tote bag using pencil.
  • 13
    Draw grouping of five candy corns. (See photo for placement.)
  • 14
    Mix 1 teaspoom of fabric painting medium to about 2 teaspoons of Cadmium Orange. Using #5 round brush, paint letters with this mix.
  • 15
    Mix 1 teaspoon of fabric painting medium to about 2 teaspoons of Jack-O’-Lantern Orange. Using #5 round brush, paint pumpkin with this mix.
  • 16
    Using #5 round brush, paint mid section of candy corns with Jack-O’-Lantern Orange.
  • 17
    Mix 1 teaspoon of fabric painting medium to about 2 teaspoons of Lamp (Ebony) Black. Using #3 round brush, paint outline and stem of pumpkins with this mix.
  • 18
    Mix 1 teaspoon of fabric painting medium to about 2 teaspoons of Bright Yellow. Using #3 round brush, paint bottom of candy corns with this mix.
  • 19
    Mix 1 teaspoon of fabric painting medium to about 2 teaspoons of Snow (Titanium) White. Using #3 round brush, paint top of candy corns with this mix.
  • 20
    Using handle end of #3 round brush, paint dots on Cadmium Orange letters with Lamp (Ebony) Black.
  • 21
    Remove old magazine from tote bag.
  • 22
    Following directions on fabric painting medium bottle, air-dry bag 24-48 hours. Heat-set design on both sides for 30 seconds with iron.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Orange 104106601
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Yellow 104106644
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt 2 oz. Fabric Painting Medium 104114059
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cotton Tote Bag Natural 14 inch x 16 inch 104729528
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 3 104464183
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 5 104464187
  • Pencil
  • Old Magazine
  • Rag
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Iron and Ironing Board