COMIC ICE PACKS – TUTORIAL

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Ok it’s no secret that our house is super hero centered these days. I honestly love it, my inner geek is waving her comic loving flag. So when I was thinking of ways to liven up some ice pack covers for the little ice packs I got. It had to be hero-ed up.

Remember the old Adam west bat man? In case you don’t here’s a little bit.

The fight seance are so iconic with their ‘amazing’ effects. Its perfect for a boo-boo pack. Especially since our bumps and bruises are usually the result of jumping off something while playing Batman vs Mr. Freeze

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Using my favorite thing up-cycled T shirt, I cut out 3 bright ovals. Each one slightly smaller than the previous. You can be loose here with shape and size, just remember to include a ‘cut allowance.’ And your smallest smash oval needs to fit a word in it.Now snip all around making pokey lil’ mountains. Varying the size and angles a bit to create interest.

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Lay your lovely ovals aside for a second. You need to make a mini pillow case pattern to cover your boo boo pack. I have mini ice packs but you could use what ever it is you use for owies (wheat bags, peas in a Ziploc bag.) So measure out the length and width of your bag, and  cut your pieces accordingly iceplacement
Then applique your smash ovals onto your mini pillow case. Largest to smallest, and just play with the placement. I chose to use a strait stitch instead of a zig zag. Only because it’s faster, and the raw edges look cute.

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Once your smash ovals are on. Pin right sides together and sew up 3 sides on your pillow case.  One whole side is left open to flip the case outside right and also insert your ice pack. You could press your seams and pock out your corners all nice at this point. I didn’t 🙂 I simply turned in right side out.

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Next wright your cheesy 1966 word on your boo boo pack. I used a big marker and couldn’t fit the word “bonk” and ended up with ” bop!” Place a piece of cardboard into your mini pillow case to keep the markers from bleeding threw.

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Slip your ice into the mini pillow case fold the open end in and sew shut. And there you have it a neeto ice pack for your little crime fighters.

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