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Big Enough Backpack


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This is a PDF pattern, printable at home, with 19 pages of photographs and instructions to make a backpack. It is small enough for a preschooler or kindergardener to wear without breaking their back, but Big Enough to hold all their essentials, including folders, a binder, and a lunch box. The Backpack has padded straps(with fun fabric on the underside), a flap-front pocket (with optional velcro), and a hidden attached pouch (perfect for stashing lunch money; it can't fall out and get lost!). BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY sew a straight line use a rotary cutter sew specific seam allowances (1/4", 1/2") SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS sized to fit a preschool-early elementary child, or, with longer straps, an adult

Recommended with this pattern

  • 1/2 yard non-directional fabric (1 yard if directional)
  • 1/4 yard contrasting fabric (optional)
  • 5" x 45" fusible fleece

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Ramona Rose
Ramona Rose
I'm a mom, wife, seamstress, knitter, crocheter, embroiderer, designer... I like creating new, useful patterns. I live in a circus with several small children, cats, chickens, and large dogs.