iLovetoCreate Anchors Away Tote

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by iLovetoCreate Design Team

iLovetoCreate Anchors Away Tote

This iLovetoCreate Anchors Away Tote will have your creativity sailing full speed ahead! Splash on dye, fabric paint and some crystals for a true nautical delight!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include neither the time to wash nor dry the tote nor the drying time for the markers, dyes and paints.
  • 2
    Prewash tote to remove sizing. Do not use fabric softener.
  • 3
    Cover work surface with plastic tablecloth. Lay very damp tote on prepared surface.
  • 4
    Wearing rubber gloves, add water to dye bottles to line indicated. Replace caps tightly and shake until dye is dissolved.
  • 5
    Squeeze out Blue dye onto the bottom of very damp tote. Note: Dye should “bleed” upwards, so make sure tote is extremely damp for maximum effect.
  • 6
    Squeeze Turquoise dye onto section just above Blue, extending up toward top of tote, but leaving top White.
  • 7
    Cover tote with plastic tablecloth or trash bag. Let sit 4-6 hours. Wash in a large load of water with a small amount of laundry soap then dry in dryer if possible or line dry.
  • 8
    Down load and pring project template. Use felt pen to trace template onto contact paper, then cut out with craft knife, leaving outside edges intact. This will be your stencil. Peel backing from anchor stencil and position sticky side down onto tote where shown.
  • 9
    Pour a puddle of Crimson Red fabric paint onto foil. Tap sponge into paint and dab into stencil on bag until fabric is completely covered. Remove stencil and let dry.
  • 10
    Use tweezers to place Red crystals along boarder of the anchor. Following instructions on how to adhere crystals in place with the heat tool.
  • 11
    Use Red Spirit fabric marker from the package to write “AHOY” alongside the anchor.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Tulip One-Step Dye Blue 104136905
  • Tulip One-Step Dye Turquoise 100386386
  • Tulip Soft Fabric Paint 4 oz. Matte Crimson Red 104519382
  • Tulip Glam It Up! Crystal Keeper Multi-Color 750 pc. 104547684
  • Scribbles Fabric Markers 6 pc. Primary 104519350
  • Tulip Cordless Crystal and Stud Heat-Setting Tool 104529082
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cotton Tote Bag White 14 inch x 13 inch x 3 inch 104763961
  • Tweezers
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife
  • Contact Paper
  • Felt Pen
  • Plastic Tablecloth/Trash Bag
  • Sponge
Download Project Template