Make your backpack look cool by accessorizing it to show your personal style.
You will need
- or small toy
- Needle and thread
- Buttons and badges
- Hot glue gun
- Beads and jewels
- LED lights or reflective strips
- Fabric marker and paints
Step 1 Add accessories to zippers Add a keychain, whistle, bell, or small toy to one of your zippers.
Step 2 Sew on patches Sew patches onto your backpack. Choose patches that display funny sayings, a popular band, or a silly cartoon.
Make a pocket out of a patch by not sewing the top closed.
Step 3 Add buttons Add a few of your favorite buttons or badges to the backpack.
Step 4 Glue on accessories Glue on decorative beads or jewels.
Step 5 Add lights Brighten your backpack by cutting holes and sewing in LED lights or reflective strips.
Step 6 Personalize it Personalize it with fabric markers and paints. Draw and paint stuff that showcases your personal style.
Step 7 Embroider Embroider your name or favorite sports team onto the back of your pack.
Did You Know:
Three out of 10 students carry backpacks that weigh up to a third of their body weight at least once a week.