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Personalized Handprint Canvas Bag Craft

Personalized Handprint Canvas Bag

H. Marie
A visitor named Lynette explains how to use a plain, canvas tote bag and fabric paint to create a special bag you can give as a gift or keep for yourself.

  • Age Guideline: 3 Years and Up
  • Time Required: 30 minutes (Does not include drying time)

The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances.

Materials Needed:

  • Canvas Tote Bag
  • Fabric Paint
  • Paint Brush

All you need to do is paint one hand with fabric paint and press the hand print onto the plain, canvas tote bag. You can spread the fingers out or keep them together. If you keep the fingers together, it looks similar to a tulip. If you make tulip hand prints, you can paint on a stem and leaves.

You can use the fabric paint and paint brush to write a personal message and add other details you like. Don't forget to add your name and the date. If you prefer, for writing and adding other details, you can use fabric markers instead of the paint.

Make sure you give this project plenty of drying time. Some fabric paint can take more than 24 hours to dry.

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