You will need: a plain rucksack (lots of space for customising needed!), gaffer tape, fabric pens, used crisp packets, wool, ribbon, scissors, Super Glue, patches/badges/stick on jewels/keyrings.
Step 1: Sew on your patches in a haphazard way. Mix it up with fun cartoon characters, bands and slogans.
Step 2: Go mad with the markers – we tried paisley, but spots and stripes are also easy to do. Score extra fashion kudos with a personalised monogram. Ch’ching!
Step 3: Time to get crafty with pompoms. Cut two circles of card, leaving a hole in the middle, place the two together and then push your wool through the centre of the card's hole, tightly winding all the way around the circle. When you can no longer push your wool through the hole, take your scissors and insert them between your two pieces of card, cutting all the way around. To secure your pompom take a separate length of wool and tie it between the two pieces of card. Fluff out, and voilà - pompoms! Make as many as you like using different colours and randomly sew onto the rucksack.
Step 4: Plait some ribbons to use as a friendship
Step 5: Now for the crisp packets: make a small hole in a
wrapper, then place on foil and shrink in the oven using a low heat. Attach them
to your bag with a keyring, along with chains, jewels, toys and anything else
Step 6: Finito:
the ultimate conversational festival accessory!