We’ve been coveting a striped beach tote all year long. Instead of purchasing one at a nearby department store, we’ve opted to create one using a solid bag and our very own RIT dye.

SUPPLIES

H&M Bag
Tape
Scissors
Bucket
Spray Bottle
Rit Dye

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STEPS

Lay your bag on a flat surface. Using your tape, create even stripes wrapping all the way around the bag. NOTE: The exposed portion of your bag will absorb the dye.

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Press the tape down making sure the fabric is protected.

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Once you are happy with the striped pattern it is time to prepare your dye.

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Following the Rit Dye instructions, we combined the Rit dye powder with 2 cups of hot water, and 5 cups of lukewarm water in order to fill our bucket.

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Since we didn’t want to dip our bag into the bucket and risk ruining our design, we dipped a spray bottle into the bucket. By spraying our bag with the dye we were able to control the amount of liquid that may have seeped under the tape.

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Continue doing this for both sides.

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Once the bag has dried, remove the tape and there you have it! You’re one of a kind striped beach bag!

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