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Andrea's Rucksack- in 2 Backpack Sizes

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Andrea's Rucksack is a quick and easy sew you just may want to make one for everyone you know! Inspired by someone very close to my heart- the backpack that is sure to stand out in the crowd. Andrea's Rucksack features zip top fastening and a fold over design, A wide opening with zip closure folds down into a sleek and chic backpack and is secured with a clasp. Handy zip pockets in front for keys or other quick access items, and a large zip pocket inside for your personal things. A grab handle and adjustable shoulder straps that make it comfortable to wear on your back when out and about, or sling over one shoulder for casual comfort. The pattern includes two sizes: Purse sized-perfect for everyday use: 13" Tall, 11" Wide, and 4" Deep Large sized for a hands-free day out: 16" Tall, 14" Wide, and 5" Deep Andrea's Rucksack is a streamlined design that is appropriate for all occasions. The small sized is perfect for a child's backpack. The large makes a great take to work bag or even a men's backpack. Materials Needed: FABRICS AND INTERFACINGS: 3/4 yard (1 yard for Large) 44" wide Quilting Weight or Dcor Weight Main Fabric 1/2 yard (1 yard for Large) 44" wide Quilting Weight Lining Fabric 1- piece at least 12 1/2" wide and 8 1/2 " long ( 15" W x 10 L for Large) Contrasting Fabric -This can be a coordinate, vinyl, leather, or pleather. 3/4 yard (1 yard for Large) Fusible Pellon SF 101 or a woven shaping Interfacing -Light Interfacing 3/4 yard (1 yard for Large) Fusible Fleece -TP971F-Pellon Fleece Thermolam Plus 1/3 yard (1/2 yard for Large) Fusible Dcor Bond - Pellon 809/ or 2/3 yard (1 yard for Large) 808 Firm Stablizer- Heavy Interfacing 1 Piece Peltex 72f Ultra Firm 2-sided Fusible at least 3" x 7" (4" x 8 1/2" for Large) ZIPPERS: 2- Front Zippers: 6" or longer (7" or longer for Large) 1- Top Zipper: 14" or longer (18" or longer for Large) 1- Interior Zipper: 10" or longer HARDWARE: 3- 1" D Rings (1- 1" and 2- 1 1/2" For Large) 1- 1/2" Swivel Hook 2- 1" (1 1/2" for Large) Sliders OTHER: Coordinating thread Removable Fabric Marker (I recommend a Frixion gel pen as it can be removed by pressing with an iron) Microtex (Sharp) Needle 80/12 -Recommended for topstitching through the thicker parts. Feel free to sell your bags made with my pattern but please do not sell or share the pattern. See lots of photos of this and all my bags by visiting my facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RLRCreationsSewingPatterns/ SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Small-Purse Size: 13" Tall, 11" Wide, and 4" Deep Large: 16" Tall, 14" Wide, and 5" Deep

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My name is Rachel Roush and I am a multi-talented artist based out of Powhatan Point, Ohio. I specialize in digitally created art that sparks the imaginative genius in everyone! I started RLR Creations in 2008 after making the move from traditional art to digital art. My mission is to be a one-stop-shop for all things creative. I am passionately creative, quality orientated, and always focused on the user. I believe that great design comes from the details. I strive to create modern and clear designs (whether they're used for documenting a memory, decorating a manicure, or stitching an accessory), constantly keeping an eye on the latest trends. RLR Creations is ever evolving, so you never know what might be coming next. I am always challenging myself to envision and design new things that will inspire someone to create their own art!