iLovetoCreate Lucky Shamrock Shopper Tote

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by Suzie Shinseki, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Lucky Shamrock Shopper Tote

You’ll carry the luck o’ the Irish with you when you create the perfect shopping helper – the adorable Lucky Shamrock Shopper Tote. The colorful shamrock design is the result of a combination of different shades of Green and techniques for a look that’s leprechaun approved.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time for the paint to dry.
  • 2
    Machine wash tote in cool water. Rinse, dry and press.
  • 3
    Cover work surface with plastic tablecloth. Place Fashion Form or cardboard insert inside tote to prevent dye seepage to back. Lay tote on covered table. Tip: If you want both sides of the tote with design, skip step of inserting of Fashion Form or cardboard in tote and let dye seep through.
  • 4
    Prepare dye according to instructions. Pour quarter of dye from bottle into disposable container.
  • 5
    Using paint brush, brush three irregular shapes on tote with Green dye. Refer to photo.
  • 6
    Let dye set on tote 6-8 hours.
  • 7
    Machine wash, rinse, dry and press.
  • 8
    Download and print project template. Use it to draw lines of Leaf Green in the shape of a shamrock over the splotches of dyed Green. Repeat on other side of tote, if desired. Let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Tulip One-Step Dye Green 100386385
  • Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Slick Leaf Green 104130851
  • Nicole Crafts Tote Bag Medium 14 inch x 13 inch x 3 inch White 104763961
  • Small Disposable Plastic Container
  • Plastic Tablecloth
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1 104118913 or Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Round Size 10 104118921
  • Tulip Fashion Form Sized to Fit Tote or Cardboard Insert (optional - see Step 3)
Download Project Template