Handprint Poppies Tote Bag

This handmade beautiful handprint poppy tote bag is unique and eye-catching, and perfect for Remembrance Day! Plus it’s easy to make and you can re-use it every year!

Handprint Poppies Tote Bag

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

20 Minutes (plus drying time)

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Firstly, place a sheet of A3 card inside the tote bag.
  2. Then make a fist with one of your hands and paint the side of our little finger with red textile paint.
  3. Press your fist, painted side down on the tote bag to make one half of the poppy. Turn your tote bag around and then repeat the steps to create the other half of the poppy.
  4. Do this until you are happy with the number of poppies on the tote bag.
  5. Next, paint your thumb with black paint and create a thumbprint in the centre of each poppy handprint.
  6. Lastly, using the template draw around the leaf shape and fill in with green textile paint. Iron the tote bag for permanent results.
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Top Tip

Press all the top half of the poppies first before turning the tote bag around to complete the poppy. This will save you having to keep turning the tote bag around.