Heart Canvas Bag easy

Everyone loves hearts. This little bag is simple to make from scratch, or you can buy a plain bag ready-made. Either way, the bright red hearts make it come alive.

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You will need:
old sheet or towel red fabric paint or fabric marker small dish or pie plate heart-shaped potato stamp (see ⌦page 174) several sheets of scrap paper pencil, if not using ready-made canvas bag piece of canvas 14 inches by 9 inches or ready-made canvas bag needle and thread or sewing machine ⌦(get an adult to help you), if not using readymade canvas bag 2 pieces of webbing, each about 12 inches long, if not using ready-made canvas bag

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Fold the piece of canvas in half to find the center and mark it with a pencil. Unfold the canvas and stitch on the webbing for the handles, about 1 inch in from each side edge and middle fold.

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Fold the piece of canvas in half (with the stitched side of the handles showing) and stitch across the bottom and up the open side. Turn right-side out.

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How to do it:
Cover your work area with a sheet or towel. Pour a little red fabric paint into the dish. Dip the stamp into the paint and practice stamping onto a piece of paper.

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To make the bag, fold down the top edge of the canvas 1/2 inch to the inside of the bag and stitch it to make a clean edge.

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Put a piece of scrap paper inside the bag (to keep the paint from going through), then stamp hearts onto the outside of the bag.

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H ea r t Canvas Bag

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