The Bottom Line
- A high quality tote and iron-ons make this an easy project.
- Funky cheetah, Vespa, skeleton key and car key patches are included.
- I felt like the instructions should have examples of finished totes.
- I was left wishing that the kit came with more patches for the price.
- Includes two sheets of soft varsity and sans-serif letters, a canvas tote bag, and a sheet of four oddly assorted patches.
- There are no photos for project ideas. You are on your own to get creative.
- The price is a little high for a simple tote bag and iron-ons, but the quality is good enough to warrant the tag.
Guide Review - Ready Made Iron-On Tote Kit
In the end, I used the red and black letters to spell out a phrase from The Beatles in a way that I hoped looked creative. On the other side, I used the letters again to spell 'Beatlemania'. This decision was inspired by seeing Ringo Star in concert and not wanting to purchase his $25.00 'Ringo' tote bag at the merch booth. See how I made it with these iron-on instructions.
If you are looking for a simple tote kit that will score you a sweet grocery bag, this product is for you. The nice part is that it includes a good quality bag, and the beginnings of an iron-on patch collection.
Unfortunately, the kit does not include ribbons, buttons, or even any project ideas in the instructions. Without many bells and whistles, I took on this project with the attitude of an artist with a limited palette. While I would have enjoyed looking through photos of tote possibilities, there was a sense of revelry I experienced in the simplicity of the kit. Without any hints or cheats, I was left on my own to get creative with the materials in front of me.