Introduction: DIY Emoji Patches

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Makeover your backpack with tons of different DIY patches!

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: You'll Need

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Americana Multi-Surface Paints

E-6000 Fabri-Fuse and StitchLess Glues

Ink Jet Fabric Transfer Sheets

Printed Fabrics

Plain heavy white cotton fabric

Backpack

Jeans

Paintbrushes

Step 3: Make Emoji

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Print out the Emoji images from the photos below

*You can drag them to your computer and print the ones you like Iron them on white cotton fabric using the directions on the packaging Cut them out

Step 4: Make Speech Bubbles

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Create a shield, speech and thought bubble pattern in paper and cut them out

Place them on white fabric and paint around them with Multi-Surface Paint

When dry, cut them out and write on them with a permanent marker

Step 5: Assemble

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Use your shield shape on different fabrics

Cut out the images on different printed fabrics (I used owls and Hello Kitty)

Step 6: Iron on and Glue

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Spread E-6000 Stitchless with a paintbrush on the back of the fabric cut outs

Figure out your patch placement on your jeans and backpack Iron and glue the fabric patches on your items

Comments

EzekielS (author)2015-01-08

awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

tofugami (author)2014-08-04

They came out super cute

Mark Montano (author)tofugami2014-08-04

Thanks tofu!

gabrieltaft (author)2014-08-04

They look great. I would love to see these on real patches someday! Nice job :)

Mark Montano (author)gabrieltaft2014-08-04

Great idea, I hope so, too.

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