Monogrammed Canvas Tote

My daughter has the most wonderful piano teacher who's kind, patient, and so encouraging. Lilly bug has been taking piano for just over a year now and still loves it! Thank you Mrs. Snow!

We wanted to thank her for all she's done for our daughter so I made this cute canvas tote for her. She also plays the piano and organ at our church, so we figured she could use a bag to carry all her music books in.

I used scraps of fabric that I had to make a ruffle and fabric flower. For the ruffle I used fabric that was 3"x21".  Using the widest straight stitch on a sewing machine sew all the way down the middle then pull on the thread to gather the fabric to look like a ruffle. Pin in place on the tote and sew the ruffle down the middle. 

For instructions on how to make a fabric flower go here. After making your flower, hot glue the flower on. 

For the letter,  I ironed some Ultra Heat-N-Bond (red package) to the fabic then used my Silhoutte to cut the letter out and ironed it on to the tote. Viola!

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  1. what a cute TOTE! AHH! found you via the blog hop xo

  2. Oh, I love this! Too cute...and the S is perfect for me ;)

    This is a fantastic project! Would you consider linking it up at my Pinworthy Projects Party? I hope to see you there!

  3. SO cute! What Girl/Woman wouldn't love this? Its totally adorable!
    Thanks for sharing at Just us Four!

  4. Love this tote! It's adorable! :) Following you back from Feed Me Friday. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog! I'm grabbing your button & adding it to my favorite blogs on my page. :)

    XoXo :)

    -jade sierra-

  5. Mrs. Snow is one lucky lady! What a beautiful and thoughtful gift you've made for her ...



  6. That is such a cute gift, I love it! Stopping by from the Networking Blog Hop...I am your newest follower! I would love if you would check out my blog and if you like what you see please follow back :)
    Modern Modest Beauty

  7. Very cute! I always have trouble with ruffles though. >.<

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  9. New follower! Looking forward to reading more!
    Hope you will follow back.
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  10. What an adorable idea! I love the flower. Megan

  11. We just love totes. This monogrammed one is darling! We appreciate you linking up with us!! It's so fun to see all of the great ideas and recipes! We hope to see you back again soon! -The Sisters

  12. That's really cute. I love the ruffles.

  13. Adorable!! What a precious gift!!Thank you for linking up to Uncommon! :)

  14. This is awesome!!Thanks for sharing.

  15. That is adorable! Thanks for sharing at Pin It and Win It Wednesday @! I hope you will join us again this week-- party opens Tuesday evening!


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