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A free tutorial demonstrating how to sew and applique this nautical octopus beach tote. The fabrics used here come from the Blend fabric line. The blues create a relaxing yet playful style. I love this bag. I love anything nautical anyway, but this bag was screaming my name. A sturdy canvas makes up the body of the bag while it’s embellished using jelly rolls and .5 of a yard for the appliqued octopus. *Watch the video further down the page to see how ridiculously easy it