Fun In The Sun Backpack

Hit the beach in style with an eye-catching carryall – perfect for toting flip-flops, sunscreen, beach towel, and so much more!


  • Light yellow fabric backpack or sling
  • Duncan Tulip Dimensional Slick Paints: Pink, Orange, Purple
  • Beads: flower, two; micro-beads, clear

Basic Supplies



  • Cardboard
  • Transfer paper


  • 1. Wash and dry backpack without fabric softener.
  • 2. Enlarge pattern to desired size if necessary. Print out and transfer pattern to backpack. (Note: Flower on pattern is for placement of bead only; do not transfer.)
  • 3. Insert cardboard inside backpack. Apply Orange dot to tip of straps; press flower bead in place. Outline flip-flops Orange, dots Purple, and paint straps Pink; sprinkle with beads while still wet. Let dry.
  • 4. Trace lettering with all three paint colors as shown in photo; sprinkle with beads while still wet. Let dry.

by Kirsten Peters McGrath for Duncan Enterprises

Pattern - Fun in the Sun Backpack

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