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Martha Stewart Crafts Halloween Trick or Treat Pumpkin Tote Bag

Whether trick or treating with your little one or enjoying a seasonal tote yourself, this jack-o-lantern tote is not only fun and easy to make but will also help you celebrate the season!

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This project features these great brands:

  • Martha Stewart Logo
instructions

Other Supplies

White canvas tote, Stylus, Foam plate, Brush basin or container for water, Paper towels, Cardboard backing to slip inside tote for support while stenciling, Pane of glass to cut stencil against.

Instructions

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Prewash tote in warm soapy water.  Let dry.  Do not use fabric softener or spray starch if ironing any wrinkles.
  2. Slip cardboard backing into tote bag.

Stencil Cutting Instructions:

  1. Transfer jack-o-lantern facial features onto adhesive stencil film using a stylus and transfer paper.
  2. Cut stencil using multipurpose heat tool following directions on package.

 

Stenciling Instructions:

  1. Position adhesive stencil film, centering on canvas tote bag.   Press to secure in place.
  2. Mix equal amounts of Adobo and Tintable Fabric Medium.
  3.  Load pouncer with ­­­­­Adobo mixture and stencil jack-o-lantern features.  Allow to dry.

 

Heat Setting Instructions:

1.  Set painted design using either the dryer or iron heat setting method.

 

Dryer Heat Set

Turn tote bag inside out.  Place item in dryer for 30 minutes on highest setting recommended for fabric.

 

Iron Heat Set

Place item decorated side up on ironing board.  Cover with a dry pressing cloth (muslin, sheeting, or other thin fabric).  Set iron to highest setting recommended for fabric.  Place dry iron (no steam) on area and press for 20 seconds.  Set iron on another area until all sections are heat set.

supplies

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.39
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 6oz Tintable Fabric Medium

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Transfer Paper

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $8.09
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Foam Pouncers Set - 6pc

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.89
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Adhesive Stencil Film

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $11.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Multipurpose Heat Tool

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $29.09
Item available exclusively at Walmart

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