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monogram tote

this project has been in my project box for so long! finally getting my groove back with this super quick and easy monogram tote.

loving my new grab and go bag!

wanna make one too?

supplies:

tote bag (michaels: $10 for 3)
felt or fabric (michaels: $.30)
iron-on transfer paper (walmart: $2.15)

head to your computer (or cricut) and print out the letters in the size you want. if you print from the computer, you’ll need to cut out the characters before the next step.

pin together a sandwich with:

top: paper letter
middle: felt or fabric
bottom: iron-on fusable stuff

like this:


cut out the sandwich. hehe.

i figure i didn’t need to take a pic of the iron process as you can get the idea.

here’s where you’ll need to follow the instructions on your iron-on paper. i failed to do that so my capital A didn’t bond. it’s okay, i still like the lowercase a as it is. by the way…if you use felt like i did, the bonding process might be a little different. READ THE INSTRUCTIONS.

then voila!

a cool tote that says YOU!

it can say absolutely anything…get creative!

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5 thoughts on “monogram tote”

  1. this is so cute and you did a great job on this too. I like the lowercase “a” by the way. Like that it matched your outfit too. Thanks for sharing the process of how to make it, that helps. Enjoy your bag!!

  2. I love it! I just saw something similar in a movie and am excited about making my own! What font and font size did you use?

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