Back Packing

from Mixi Heart

Back Packing Pattern


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Home Decor


Wall Hanging

Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This a wall hanging that measures approximately 40" x 40". This quilt uses a variety of techniques that are beginner friendly and playfully friendly for the experienced seamstress. Also, this pattern includes a different layout guide where the blocks can be adapted to make a table runner or skinny wall hanging as an alternative.

Pattern Description:

Allow me to introduce this pattern item. Whether you have young children in school or if you have a special place in your heart for the Back-to-School season this quilt hopefully captures the meaning for you. It means something to me being that it was such an exciting time when I was younger k-12 and then in college and now with my kids venturing in the elementary school years and I continue learning myself everyday. It is evident that this learning journey won't end ? This is a fun sampler that I am sure you will enjoy. This quilt also uses some of my most favorite techniques. These techniques a beginner can practice to expand their skills or for a skilled seamstress they can ease through them contentedly. I love this playful design and I hope this will give you the same opportunity to make something from the heart to enjoy.

This also would make a wonderful BOM - contact me for wholesale info if you are in need of more than one copy :)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 40" x 40"


  • Assorted prints, I suggest using scraps because each color of fabric is used in small amounts. Although if you don't have a scrap stash you could pick up a fat quarter or fat eighth of fabrics in these different colors. 4 Yellows, 3 Blues, Black, Green, Orange, Red, Green, Pink, and 3 Purples 9" x 9" of Gray Fleece 1/2 Yard of assorted solid lights - Largest pieces measuring 12 1/2" x 16 1/2" and 9 1/2" x 15 1/2" 1/4 Yard - inner border 1/2 Yard - outer border Back Quilt and Binding - (2 Yards) - print or solid

You Will Also Need:

  • Red, Green, Orange, and Black Embroidery Thread, Buttons (large Green) (2 small Brown), 1/2 Yard of Fusible Webbing, 1/2 Yard of Green Ric Rac, 1/2 Yard of Black Lace or Ribbon, 1/2 Yard of Green Cording, 1/2 Yard of measuring tape ribbon, Zipper (at least 7"), small amount of soft and stable (or small amount of batting for backpack handle 7"), (2-3) 1/2 Yard of Assorted Trim for Hall Pass Tassel

About Designer

About Designer

Mixi Heart on

Hi there, I am a pattern designer and a long-arm quilter. I love to sew!! I have dabbled in wall hangings lately because it gives me and excuse to try new quilting techniques on a small workable scale. Although, patterns geared towards pretend play are my first love. I love making things for my kids to enjoy :) Hopefully, you will enjoy my patterns too. Thank you so much for your interest!! ...

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