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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

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Lined Drawstring Backpack
Lined Drawstring Backpack Instruction
Lined Drawstring Backpack Dark Blue Back
Lined Drawstring Backpack Instruction
Lined Drawstring Backpack Instruction
Lined Drawstring Backpack Dark Blue Front

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. 1 front pocket on outside of backpack. Pocket with flap.

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 11 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. Pocket, flap, loop and drawstring closure 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: 15 1/4 inch (39 cm) Width, 16 1/2 inch (42 cm) Height.


  • Pencil. Ruler. Measuring Tape. White paper. Translucent (vellum) paper.
  • Sew and knit gauge, with cm/ inch " scale. It can make sewing much easier.
  • Parallel tracing wheel, marks cutting edge and seam allowance. Chalk included. Please note, before use test on a sample of the fabric.
  • Fabrics such as denim and cotton. Fabric for lining. Button. Shoulder cords.
  • Rib knit fabric (stretch) for upper edge of the backpack.
  • Sewing machine. Sewing machine needles. Sewing needle. Scissors. Dressmaker's pins. Safety pin. Flat iron. Small sliver of the soap or dressmaker's chalk.
  • Basting thread. Polyester machine sewing threads. Cotton press cloth such as classic cotton gauze.

You Will Also Need:

  • Fusible interfacing (nonwoven). Dimensions: 8 3/4 inch x 6 inch (22 cm x 15 cm).

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