In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to create the print out to create photo tote bags. In order to create these tote bags, you will need iron on printer paper, Photo Explosion, iron, and the tote bag of your choice. Open your Photo Explosion program and we will get started with this tutorial.
We will first need to select the project. In this case, the photo tote bag project. So, click the Create button located on the left side of the Photo Explosion interface. Then click the Photo Projects icon on the right side of the interface. A new window will load and you will see a list of items down the left side of the window. Look for the Clothing & Accessories item and click the plus sign beside it. When the menu expands, click the plus sign beside Tote Bag item. Now you will see a personal category and a business category. Click on each one to view the different bags. The preview of the bags will show in the right part of the screen. To select the one you want to use, double click the preview in the right panel.
Now that you have selected the design for your tote bag, you will need to edit the design. You will first need to select the photo you want to use. You can do that by clicking the drop down box in the top left corner of your program. When the box drops, locate the folder with the photo you want to use. Click the folder to select it. Then you will see the photos that are in the folder appear in the panel below that. Now click the photo on the design to select it. Go back to the panel of photos and click the photo you want to use. Tick the Replace field below the panel and click the Apply button. You will now see your photo on the design. If you need to resize the photo, you can do so by dragging the corners of the photo.
Now you are ready to customize your design. Click the Customize button at the top of your program. In this window, you can edit the text, adjust the size of the design, and decorate it. To edit the text that is already on it, click the text and delete it. Then type what you want. You can also add more text fields by selecting the Text option in the left panel. To use the decoration, click the Decoration icon. When the box drops down, select the decoration of your choice. Then apply it to your design. Once you are finished with this part, you can move on.
To move on, click the Output button at the top of the window. Go ahead and save your project by clicking the Save icon at the top of the left panel and give your project a name. Then click the Normal print option and print your design. Then you will need to iron it on your tote bag.