This DIY totes
Before I had Elders & Buckwheat, I always loved the saying, 'totes ma goats'. I am sure some people probably found/find the use of it quite obnoxious, but I blame it on my deep love of goats.
My girlfriends and I started a 'book club' up at the ranch, and while we occasionally discuss books, we really just craft. Last week, we made a few darling tote bags for ourselves and for friends - I knew I wanted something goat inspired, and remembered seeing this bag on Etsy. I put my own spin on it, and created my own graphic, then transferred it onto my tote.
I love using Lesley Riley TAP paper, it's my absolute favorite transfer paper because of its reliability. I think it is sold out most places right now, but I spoke with the production company, and it should be back in stock sometime this month!
I love how my bag looks a bit worn and vintage, just the way I like things, well broken in (
DIY Totes Ma Goats Bag
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- Canvas Bag (has a zipper!)
- TAP Paper
- Sharp Scissors (my very favorite!)
- HOT Iron
- Free Download (goat graphic source)
Step 1: Download the free graphic, and print onto TAP paper. I suggest testing your printer on a piece of regular paper first, make sure everything fits and your printer likes the graphic.
Step 2: Use sharp scissors to trim as much white off as possible.
Step 3: Iron the tote bag so that all wrinkles are removed!
Step 4: Place the graphic face down onto the tote. Adjust the paper until you have just the right