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Easy tote upcycling
We wanted to keep the memories from our first winter vacation as family somewhere where we can see it all the time so we made this lovely winter scene tote! It's pretty easy so why not make one with some summer seaside scenes as well?

Posted by Maje Zmaje from Osijek, Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia • Published See Maje Zmaje's 8 projects »
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  • How to stitch an embroidered tote. Winter Scene Tote - Step 1
    Step 1

    Choose and prepare your photo for printing by rotating it in mirror reflection. Print the photo on photo transfer paper! Following the instructions, iron the photo you printed out onto tote, so that it stands closer to one side! When done, carefully peel of the paper!

  • How to stitch an embroidered tote. Winter Scene Tote - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using ruler draw the frame around the photo and two arows on the side.

  • How to stitch an embroidered tote. Winter Scene Tote - Step 3
    Step 3

    Using backstich, embroider all lines you previously drew.

  • How to stitch an embroidered tote. Winter Scene Tote - Step 4
    Step 4

    Finally, using french knot techique, embroider some white 'snowflakes' directly on photo! And you are done!

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