Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 45 Minutes (Not Counting Dry Time)
How to Make a Nautical Canvas Tote Bag
We found your new beach bag! This adorable Nautical Canvas Tote Bag is just what you need to hold all of your supplies for summertime adventures. Try customizing it by using a nautical themed scarf or cording in place of a rope accent.
Download & print
Dowload our anchor pattern and print it out.
Tape & cut
Tape the print out to a blank stencil and cut out anchor.
Run tape runner
Run tape runner around the anchor on the backside of the stencil.
Position stencil tape side down on canvas.
Place scrap cardboard
Place scrap piece of cardboard inside the bag to prevent bleeding.
Sponge dark blue on bottom part of the anchor, medium blue on the center and light blue on the top, working the light into the dark.
Carefully remove stencil and let dry completely.
Install grommets and cording
Following grommet instructions, install grommets around the top of the bag. Thread with cording.