Source: Martha Stewart Kids, Volume 20 2005
You can monogram a canvas tote without a single stitch. Print the teacher's initial as large as possible from a computer, enlarge further on a photocopier, and cut out to make a pattern. Back fabric with fusible webbing, following the package directions. Lay the initial face down on the webbing side of the fabric; trace, and cut out. Center the letter on the bag, and iron on.