Personalize a tote bag & bandana with a design you adore.

Skip the generic tote bag, and make your own!

Earl and Jan of the popular blog Poppytalk will show you their most-loved technique for transferring designs onto a tote bag and bandana. You can choose your own print or download one of 6 printables from their website, which includes quotes like “Stay brave.”

What You’ll learn:

This course will teach you techniques to
create your own designs and transfer them onto fabric.

In this lesson, Earl & Jan will show you how to:

  1. Personalize your belongings to your tastes
  2. Pick a custom PDF and develop your design
  3. Transfer your designs onto your tote and bandana

What You’ll Need

  • Tote bag
  • Bandana
  • Computer
  • Vector art program (such as Adobe Illustrator, Inkscape, Sketch, CorelDraw)
  • Printer
  • Iron-on transfer paper
  • Iron
  • Scissors

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Your Instructor


We’re Earl Einarson and Jan Halvarson, a husband & wife design team and co-founders of an internationally praised blog called Poppytalk. Join us for adventures in design and DIY—and find out how to make your cozy home even cozier. Watch our profile here!

Course Curriculum

  First Section
Available in days
days after you enroll


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What currency are the courses in?
All courses are in US dollars.
What if I have a question about the course?
Let us know at [email protected]!