Gold Sequin Canvas Tote Bag

Gold sequin canvas tote bag

What You'll Need:

Tote Bag
Sequin Ribbon
Beacon™ Gem-Tac Adhesive

Courtesy of Laura from Make Life Lovely
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 45 Minutes (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Gold Sequin Canvas Tote Bag

Show mom how special she is to you and make her this Gold Sequin Canvas Tote Bag! You can make it for Mother's Day and fill it with gifts, or give it to her as a random surprise to show her just how much you love her. You can even change the wording on the front of the bag and make it as a birthday surprise for a friend or a bridesmaid's gift for a wedding.
  • 1 Iron tote bag Mom written on canvas tote

    Iron the tote bag on the cotton setting. With a pencil, write the word "Mom" on the front of the bag.

  • 2 Trace with glue Trace with glue

    Cut a piece of sequin ribbon, long enough to cover your letters. With a thin layer of glue, trace over the first letter on the bag.

  • 3 Press sequin ribbon down Press down sequin ribbon

    Gently press the sequin ribbon down onto the glue.

  • 4 Repeat Repeat for each letter

    Repeat for each letter until the word is complete. Let the glue dry for up to 24 hours.

  • 5 Erase pencil marks Erase stray pencil marks

    Erase any stray pencil marks on the bag.

  • 6 Secure sequins with thread & needle Secure sequins with needle & thread

    Thread a needle with gold or tan thread and tie a knot at the end. Starting from the inside of the bag, bring the needle up through the bag near the 5th sequin, and bring the needle back through the middle of the sequin.

  • 7 Repeat until word is reinforced Reinforce sequin with stitching

    Repeat with the needle and thread on every 5th sequin until the entire word is reinforced with stitching.