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Topic: I Like Big Books and I Cannot Lie  (Read 6310 times)
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« on: May 30, 2012 10:24:04 AM »

I made this tote bag for lindyv321 in the OWS 82.  She had a similiar bag on her pinterest, but I found a different layout for the wording on my internet searching adventures.

Tada!  I bought the tote at JoAnn's and I used the freezer paper stenciling method and fabric paint.  

I first applied a layer of black fabric paint with a big sponge.  I let that dry and then applied a layer of silver fabric paint with a sea sponge and just randomly dabbed it on.  I did this to give it a little shimmer and fun!  Wee!

Aaaaaand now I need one of these bags for myself!

Thanks for looking!

Oh, and if anyone is interested, I can attach the document for the wording that I used. Done!  The image is now attached!  It should print out as a full page, but you can always resize it to suit your project!
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« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2012 10:34:27 AM »

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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2012 10:54:16 AM »


I am so pinching this - it's going to make fab birthday pressie for someone I know!

You rock!!! oh..and so does the bag, lol!!!!

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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2012 11:08:40 AM »

 I like the touch of silver over the letters. Really makes it pop. Hilarious bag!

« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2012 01:38:40 PM »

This is fantastic! 

I think I might just try a freezer paper stencil now!


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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2012 02:23:36 PM »

 Cheesy Just a few days ago I was wandering around singing to myself, "I like big men and I can not lie", but I'm in accord with the sentiment expressed here too--in other words, I like this bag and I can not lie.


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« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2012 09:15:34 AM »

That is such a cool bag. I would love to make one for my daughter. Could you attach the wording document please?

Appreciate it! and LOVE IT!


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« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2012 03:38:51 PM »

This is hilarious and awesome!  Totally going to make one for my best friend, who's a librarian. Cheesy

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« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2012 09:37:32 AM »

I love this bag!  Thanks so much for making it for me

« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2012 05:46:45 PM »

So cool, I love it!  And thanks very much for making the image file available!

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