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Topic: Hand Painted 'The Legend of Zelda' Triforce Tote  (Read 1210 times)
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« on: October 27, 2012 07:53:37 PM »

Recently I've really been getting into making painted totes and clutches. It's such a fun and easy way to personalize bags or make your own fabric. This one is one of my first attempts! I've been playing a lot of Zelda games lately and wanted to make a geeky tote! Who knows what will come next...maybe Earthbound or Megaman. Smiley

I used a heavyweight duck cotton fabric and some quilting cotton for the lining. The straps are cotton webbing.
For the paint, I just used some basic metallic craft paint and Martha Stewart's Fabric Medium, which I really like. It makes the paint really sink into the fabric and go on very smoothly. Unfortunately, I live about an hour from any store that sells it, so I have to order it online and pay shipping. Blegh.

Thanks for looking! Smiley


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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2012 07:37:50 PM »

This looks great!  I love the lining you chose - it looks great with the design!
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« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2012 08:00:34 AM »

Triforce! I love the bag, it is so cute and perfect for showing the Zelda-love Smiley You did a fantastic job, your lines are really clean.
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