Design a maritime tote bag

Decorate your canvas tote bag with refreshing colours

Blue is a refreshing colour that evokes the ocean and cloudless summer skies. This year, “Classic Blue” has been chosen by Pantone as its Colour of the Year 2020. To reflect this, our designer has come up with this fabulous nautical motif and, with the help of edding textile products, has reproduced it on this canvas bag (a must-have for a visit to the beach or the shops!). edding textile markers and pens are ideal for light-coloured materials such as cotton and linen, and there are two stroke widths and a range of 20 colours to choose from, including neon shades. You can even create quite complex motifs using a template and coloured carbon paper for tracing. Once you’ve finished decorating, fix the design by ironing it on the no-steam setting to make it wash-resistant up to 60°C.

Image rights: MMOS

Special gifts
Textile markers and pens
Easy peasy
Images (ZIP)


Products and materials

Other materials

  • Light-coloured canvas tote bag
  • Piece of cardboard as a protective backing
  • Coloured carbon paper for tracing (from a shop that sells dressmaking supplies)
  • Adhesive tape
  • Ballpoint pen
  • An iron

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