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Backpack with Zipped Pocket

from Sewchristine
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Backpack with Zipped Pocket
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Pattern Description:

The backpack has a nice, firm shape and wont collapse in on itself when carried. (It is interfaced with heavy (Pelmet weight) interfacing as well as Vilene Thermolam fleece. It's great for busy Mums wanting to keep their hands free, or for students who want a funky alternative for carrying their school things. This size is suitable for children from approximately 12 years. (For under 12's you would need to reduce the size of the backpack and the straps)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 25cms across the base, 32cms high, 6cms deep


  • 50cm cotton fabric (fabric one)
  • 50cm cotton fabric (fabric two)
  • 1.26cm (10 ins) zip
  • 1.66cm (26 ins) zipper (for top)
  • 40cm cotton fabric for pocket front and top
  • 40 cmVilene fusible firm interfacing (H250)
  • 2 snap lock clips
  • 2 rings
  • 50cm heavy pelmet weight interfacing (Pellex or similar)
  • 40cm Thermolam fleece

You Will Also Need:

  • Sharp, strong machine needle (Jeans or leather needle)

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I love sewing and making bags and I have a great on-line shop that sells everything you need to make your own bags. I also write tutorials and patterns for bags. You can also see my tutorials in UK ...

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