30 Mar 2022Mont Marte
Craft DIY Painting

Make an easy Mother’s Day tote bag

If you’re looking for a simple Mother’s Day gift idea, we’ve got it in the bag with this easy Mother’s Day tote bag project. Grab our fabric marker art set and follow along, as we step you through an easy design you can create too!

Extra material you'll need: 

  • HB pencil 

Start off by unpacking the Fabric Art Set and find the tote bag inside.

Hand unpacking the Mont Marte Fabric Art Set

Pull out the marker tray. Unfold the tote bag and lay it flat.

Hand unrolling a tote bag inside the Mont Marte Fabric Art Set with colourful markers on the side.

Place a book inside the tote bag so you have a flat surface to work with, plus it’ll catch the markers from bleeding to the other side.

Hand places book inside tote bag to prevent markers from bleeding through the other side.

Grab a graphite pencil and begin sketching your design, we chose “I love my mum.” Add any final definition to your design with graphite pencil.

Hand begins to write on the tote bag with a graphite pencil with the "I love my mum" design.

Grab your favourite coloured art markers and dive in.

Mont Marte fabric art markers are used to colour in the design with a blue marker.

Reach for the puffy paints and add a heart.

Puffy paint is used on the tote bag to add a heart to the "I love my mum" design.

Add more colour to your design to mix it up.

Hand adds more colour to the tote bag for interest and definition to the design. Here a red marker is being used.

Keep adding more colour until your design is filled.

A violet fabric art marker is used to colour in the final wording of the design.

Leave to dry, then iron under a piece of paper to set your design. Avoid ironing any puffy paint. Once set, it’s ready to gift to mum!

Finished image of a tote bag with the design "I love my mum" next to a tray of colouful Mont Marte fabric art markers.

Material List

  • Fabric Art Set Signature 22pc

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