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No-sew Tote to Decorate with Mod-hodgepodge

Try this no-sew tote Deco – just use your favorite fabrics and Mod-pick-and-mix applications patches! Learn how to make it your own.

hi guys, it’s Ashlee from My So Called Crafty life, and I’s today to share, other fabric Mod hodgepodge of craft with you all!!! Today I will show you how to make a fun summer bag, no sew applique fabric patches.I had so much fun, my little fish beach tote that I ended up with this bag also! This is a really fun and easy bag to whip up for warmer weather!I also love that you can make in under an hour. It is a great week night craft, and it is child-friendly, so your kiddos can have a custom bag for the beach or the pool.No-sew Tote DecorateHere’s What you Need:Dead ( I bought my stripe tote in the dollar section at target, the blue one is a air bag at Walmart)Mod-patchwork fabric brush fabric in different pattern, fabric, scissors, card stock, buttons, Trim, was (optional)Fabric glueinstructions:
First, you decide to use on a design, and you are looking for a number of small prints of the fabrics. I decided to go with a fish theme for the beach. you Draw your design on cardboard and cut out to use it as a template. You can also use stencils if you want to don’t to draw it. Mark your template on the back of the fabrics. Cut your fabrics. I like to use this small precision scissors, since they are good for cutting tight curves smoothly. Once I cut my fish body, I cut out small white circles for eyes and small triangles for the fins. This bottle is decorate the secret of their no-sew tote! Grab your Mod smorgasbord of fabric and load up on your brush. Brush-medium on the back of your fabric. Apply liberally. Put your fabric piece in your pocket, and you smooth out the fabric. I smoothed it with my brush. Make sure there are no bubbles or wrinkles, you want it nice and flat and adhered to, when it dries. Dab some of the decoupage medium on the back of your accents, if you are with a, in my case, the eyes and fins. Put it on your forms as you wish. Flatten them down with the brush or your finger. Let the plaster is dry, then go back over it with a thin layer of medium to seal the material, if you like. * For my second bag I have a big patch of tissue on my vinyl cheapie. Once it dried I applied the ric-rac trim to glued it with fabric glue on some buttons in the corners, and a few paper flowers to cover the button holes. figcaption>*These two little boogers tore me the flowers while I was in the other bag was photographed so you had to be in order to models as a punishment. Are my flowers not to glue with E6000, because it seems to be fabric glue is strong enough to resist puppy mischief.I love how my dead decoration! I used scraps for my fishy dead. For my blue vinyl bag, I used a piece from a vintage cloth baby book, framed with ric rac and embellished with buttons and flowers.I'm loving my fabric Mod hodgepodge medium, it is so fun to use! I hope you all give this tote to decorate them try this summer! I think you’ll love it too!

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