Large and Small Drawstring Backpack FREE Sewing Tutorial

Drawstring Backpack FREE Sewing Tutorial

Large and Small Drawstring Backpack FREE Sewing Tutorial

Do you like the ‘mommy and me' look? Well, these two will work great, the small drawstring backpack pattern is great for kids or for you when you don't need to a lot to carry. And the large one will house a lot. Adult size, same features.

Supplies for the Small Backpack:

  • ½ yard of main fabric
  • a fat quarter of accent fabric
  • ½ yard of lining fabric
  • half yard/meter of fusible fleece (45″ bolt width) – or ¾ yard if you use 20″ bolt width (for outer, tabs, and handle, optional pocket)
  • two pieces of 55″ (140cm) of round braided cotton cord (¼” or 6mm thick)
  • a standard nylon coil zipper length of minimum 9″ or 23 cm (zipper size #3, with 1″ wide tape)
  • optional: one KAM snap or a button for the pocket

To make the large backpack, you'll need:

  • ½ yard of main fabric
  • a fat quarter of accent fabric
  • 1 yard of lining fabric
  • ⅓ yard/meter of fusible fleece (45″/120cm bolt width) – or a yard if you use 20″/50cm bolt width (for outer, tabs, and handle)
  • two pieces of 65″ (165cm) of round braided cotton cord (¼” or 6mm thick)
  • a standard nylon coil zipper length of minimum 12″ or 31 cm (zipper size #3, with 1″ wide tape)*
  • optional: one KAM snap or a button for the pocket

You might want to check this Pineapple Drawstring Backpack FREE Sewing Tutorial.

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One Response to Large and Small Drawstring Backpack FREE Sewing Tutorial

  1. Dorothy Seiwell says:

    Thank you for the pattern. I will enjoy making these tote bags.

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