Making Stuff: Tie Dyed Tote Bag with Peace Sign Applique {homemade gift}

by This is Carrie on May 22, 2012

Because I love making birthday gifts and I hate wrapping them, this custom tote bag was a satisfying as well as practical gift.  After discussing ideas with my girls, I realized tie dye, peace signs and the color blue are all the rage in the 6-10 age category of girls.

Filled with a vintage inspired hopscotch games and a copy of “Boo – The Life of the World’s Cutest Dog”, I knew this birthday present would be a hit when my girls begged for a bag of their own.

Find Next Style blank canvas tote bags HERE or at your local Walmart

Find tie dye techniques and supplies HERE.

Find applique tutorial HERE.

disclosure: I was provided tote bags free of charge from FashionArtProjects.com. The opinions and ideas expressed are all my own.
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Angel
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May 22, 2012 at 1:20 pm

Oh my daughter would LOVE it if I would make this for her!!

I guess I might have to be a good mommie and make it!

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Alica Froster May 23, 2012 at 2:28 am

WOW!! That gift item is beautiful indeed. I think making such gift item is very tough job and need long time as well. So be a great mom I’ll make it out for my daughter as well. Thanks :)

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