My kids start school tomorrow!!! Yay!
And today I realized Alan didn't have a backpack. Last year's backpack put in two full years but is now looking a little shabby. And I had bought him a new one, but he decided he didn't like it and I realized it was a small one and as a first grader he really needed a full size backpack.
So as you can imagine, going out to look for a backpack this late in the season pickens were slim. To make matters worse, as I was heading out the door, Alan informed me he wanted a Skylanders backpack. I don't know if they make a Skylanders backpack, but even if they did, there wouldn't have been one left. In fact, I don't think there was a single pencil left in all of Target.
Side note: If you don't know what a Skylander is, it is a video game with these little figurine guys that you put on a Portal of Power and then that little figurine guy is in the game. It is actually a pretty cool game. Alan and all his little friends are totally obsessed with it. I think it is really popular with boys ages 6-10.
Back to the backpack.
I picked this one up at Target and promised Alan that I could turn it into a Skylanders backpack.
And here is what it became. It totally looks like the logo is supposed to be there.
Making the patch was SUPER easy. I used Silhouette printable heat transfer material. I googled the logo, flipped it in picmonkey, printed it on the heat transfer material, and used an iron to put it on a piece of white cotton. Then all I had to do was sew it on.
This is the kind of project you could do as the first challenge project in Craft Wars. Meaning you could ACTUALLY complete it in an hour.