Fabric Patches

Make your own patches for backpacks, clothing, and other accessories. These custom iron on patches add a personal touch to your gear!

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  • Crayola Fabric Markers
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Iron-On Fabric Patches
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Backpack, Clothing or Accessories

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Kids will need an adult when ironing. Adult assistance required.
  • Iron-on patch brands may vary. Refer to individual packaging for further instructions.
  • Customize jeans, canvas sneakers, pencil bags, and more with DIY patches.


Step 1

On a patch, draw and colour a vibrant design using fabric markers and permanent markers.

Step 2

Cut out the patch design.

Step 3

On an ironing board, place your accessory and position patch overtop.

Step 4

Have an adult iron on the patch to set the colour and adhere.

Step 5

Follow the steps to make additional patches for the same accessory or other gear. Wear here, there, and everywhere!

  • Occasion:

    • Summer,

    • Back to School,

    • Rainy Day Crafts

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+

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