Today, the Creative Circle design team is featuring another of Liz’s fabulous 3D patterns – this time it’s a backpack. So appropriate as all the kids in my neighborhood have just gone back to school! Here’s my ensemble:
I’m a complete Vera Bradley freak. In fact, I have two of their backpacks. I just love all their floral patterns and the English Garden designer series paper pack really reminds me of Vera Bradley fabric. I thought it was a good fit for my backpack ensemble.
Liz’s pattern has the flap and buckle on the front. However, while working with it, I thought it would look nice with a pocket on the front, so I created a small gift card envelope using the Envelope Punch Board and attached it to my backpack. Wouldn’t this make a nice teacher’s gift? A Starbucks card in the pocket and some mini note cards with envelopes inside – what teacher wouldn’t like that? Another thing the front pocket could hold would be some postage stamps – convenient to mail out the cards inside, eh?
If this looks like a lot of work to put together, let me tell you, it was a snap! Liz’s pattern comes in both .pdf so you can hand cut it, and .svg to be used on an e-cutter. There’s also a video tutorial showing you exactly how all the pieces are assembled. Easy!
Would you like to win a copy of the pattern? Leave me a comment and tell me about one of your favorite memories of being in school. On Sept 20th, I will pick a winner at random and Liz will send you a link for your free copy!
Can’t wait until then? Go ahead and order yours today. The pattern with video is just $3.99 and can be found here
Go ahead – you know you want to!!
Ok, off you go now to see how Sandy decorated her backpack. Thank you so much for hopping with us today! I hope you have a happy and safe Labor Day weekend.
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