This Incredibly Simple Infusible Ink Watermelon Tote Craft is Awesome!

If you are all about the watermelon or easy projects, well, this infusible ink watermelon tote craft is so simple and cute, you’ll want to make a million fun things!

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I can’t tell you how ridiculously easy it was to make this watermelon tote with infusible ink. It’s literally done so quick–and without using a cutting machine at all!

Infusible Ink Watermelon Tote

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we are all about making fun things in the least possibly complex way. I mean, if it can be made no-sew, I’m in. If you can make a Cricut craft without actually using a cutting machine, I’m in. It’s just a thing for me to find the easiest route.

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That’s why, when I thought about how I could make a fun watermelon tote, this incredibly simple design came to mind–because it requires almost no cuts and certainly doesn’t require the actual cutting machine! So if you’re ready to bust out the quickest Cricut project you’ll ever find, let’s get started.

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Tips to Make A Watermelon Tote with Cricut infusible Ink

  • One of the most AWESOME things about this project is that you can make it WITHOUT A CRICUT. That’s right, no Cricut cutting machine required. I did use my EasyPress, but that doesn’t count.
  • So, I’ve been thinking about all the cute things that you could make with this simple watermelon craft for Cricut Infusible Inks. Some of my favorite ideas:
  • You could even use this easy idea to make other fruits like strawberries or lemons. I haven’t ventured onto that limb yet though! LOL!
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How Do I Make this Infusible Ink Watermelon Tote?

I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial.

Yield: 1 Infusible Ink Watermelon Tote

Infusible Ink Watermelon Tote

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Seriously simple, this infusible ink watermelon tote is just about the funnest watermelon craft--and it's also the most fun infusible ink craft. You're going to love your new watermelon tote made with infusible inks!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $5

Tools

Instructions

  1. Line up the ink transfer sheet on your tote to estimate the amount to cut. I chose a smaller bag, so cut roughly 4 inches of green and 8 inches for the cherry. 
  2. Use the EasyPress to iron out the wrinkles in your tote. If you don’t own an EasyPress, you can use an iron. Follow the directions in the Cricut Heat Guide. Press for 15 seconds on each side. 
  3. Place the infusible ink transfer sheets with the colored side down onto the tote bag (about 1-inch apart). Tape the sheets down with the Cricut Heat Resistant Tape.
  4. Insert the EasyPress Mat inside the tote with cardstock on top of the mat to prevent bleed-through. Place butcher paper on top of your infusible ink transfer sheet. Cover with your EasyPress and press according to your Cricut Heat Guide.
  5. Carefully remove the butcher paper and infusible transfer ink sheet from the tote bag once it has cooled.  
  6. Using the infusible ink marker in black, draw teardrop-shaped watermelon seeds directly on top of the red transfer on your tote. photo collage of how to make a watermelon canvas bag with infusible ink sheets

Notes

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2 Comments

  1. Hi
    I thought that you can’t use 100% cotton for the tote bag. I was told it must be mostly polyester. Does this really work on 100% cotton tote?
    Thank You,
    Viv

    1. Yes, Vivian – it should be polyester for the most vibrant color. I’ve linked one that is now in stock on Amazon. Sorry for any confusion (you can also pick up the Cricut brand at most local craft stores).

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