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My name is Rasa. I worked in sewing atelier. I was a tailor's apprentice. I learned how to sew different garments, I learned how to make sewing patterns.

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Lined Drawstring Backpack

from Rasa Patterns
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Lined Drawstring Backpack
Lined Drawstring Backpack Light Blue Back
Lined Drawstring Backpack Instruction
Lined Drawstring Backpack Instruction
Lined Drawstring Backpack Light Blue Front
Lined Drawstring Backpack Instruction

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already know how to sew the seam with a sewing machine.

Pattern Description:

I like to create things, practical, stylish and eco - friendly things. I like to create something with my hands.

I created a sewing pattern and wrote a simple and easy step by step instructions. And I offer you my sewing pattern and instructions.

Now you have a great tool that will help you sew beautiful lined drawstring backpack. Backpack with adjustable shoulder cords. 2 front pockets on outside of backpack. Pockets with flaps.

When you have your own sewing pattern you can create any combination or variation you want. You can start your own small business and sell backpacks in your store.

All the measurements in my sewing pattern and instructions are in both inches (in) and centimeters (cm). You will be able to print the sewing pattern pieces out on US Letter size paper. Sewing pattern requires printing 12 US Letter sized pages. Please do not print instructions. So it is in your computer.

US Letter: 8.5 x 11.0 inch (21,6 x 27,9 cm)

I made sewing pattern without seam allowances. Please follow my step by step instructions to help you add the seam allowances. Pockets, flaps, loops, drawstring closure and decorative element placement lines from sides = measurements in my instructions + 1 inch (2,5 cm). The placement lines are only guides. You can change them.

Please do not redistribute or sell the sewing pattern and instructions.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Lined Drawstring Backpack finished measurements: 14 1/2 inch (37,5 cm) Width, 16 inch (41,5 cm) Height.


  • You will need sewing machine, sewing needle, scissor, dressmaker's pins, safety pin, flat iron, small sliver of the soap or dressmaker's chalk, pencil, ruler, measuring tape, white paper, translucent (vellum) paper
  • You will need basting thread, polyester machine sewing threads, cotton press cloth such as classic cotton gauze.
  • You will need fabrics such as denim, corduroy or cotton canvas.
  • You will need fabric for lining, buttons, shoulder cords.

You Will Also Need:

  • You will need fusible interfacing (nonwoven). Dimensions: 20 inch x 12 inch (49 cm x 29 cm).

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