Canvas Wine Bag

I love working with fabric paint, but the colors are often somewhat uninspiring. So I was delighted to discover that with textile medium, you can turn any acrylic paint into fabric paint! For my first project to try it out, I created this decorative canvas wine bag. I love how the overlapping circles create a floral pattern—next time I might try painting in the “petals” with a contrasting color. I think it’s a great hosting gift, and the bag can be re-used again and again.

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1 wine bag

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    Gather your materials. I like the burgundy paint on the natural canvas, but you can choose whatever color you like!
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    Cut a piece of cardboard to fit and slide it into the bag. This will prevent the paint from soaking through the fabric.
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    On a flat palette or paper plate, mix the acrylic paint and textile medium according to the instructions on the textile medium. The kind I used called for two parts medium to one part paint. Spread the mixture out to an even, thin layer. You can use a paintbrush, a skewer, or a wooden chopstick.
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    For the circles, you can use the lid of a mason jar, a plastic cup, or circular tin. Before stamping the fabric, test on a scrap piece of paper to practice your technique and to make sure the edge is evenly coated. I found for best coverage I needed to dip the lid into the paint twice, rotating it in between dips. I also found after a few stamps, I needed to wipe the edge clean to avoid any rough edges created by the drying paint.
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    Slip a piece of scrap paper under your bag, and you’re ready to stamp! For the overlapping circle pattern, just start with your first stamp in one corner of the bag. Line up the next circle in the row so they just touch. Then on the next row, stamp the circles such that the mid-lines intersect with the row below. Let the first side dry, then flip it over and stamp the other side.
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    Slip in a bottle of wine, and it’s ready to gift!
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