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Retro Rucksack


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Skills Needed

  • Zipper

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Pattern Details

A vintage style rucksack with fresh, modern detail... Pack up this stylish and versatile bag with everything you need for the day! Arms full of toddlers or groceries? Carry the rucksack on your back! Pattern includes step-by-step full color photos and illustrations, along with detailed instructions. I've also included lots of extra tips for working with difficult fabrics (including the faux leather) to achieve a professional looking finish. Reinforced bottom and straps for added durability. Practical side pockets fit phones or snacks. Includes an interior zipper pocket and a patch pocket that may function as a space for tablets or other electronics. Gender-neutral styling makes the pattern great for men or women, boys or girls. If you live in the EU, please contact me directly before purchasing this pattern - BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Install a zipper Sew through multiple layers of fabric SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 13 in. x 13 in. x 3 in. (when folded)

Recommended with this pattern

  • Exterior Fabric - 1 yd.
  • Contrast Fabric - 1/2 yd.
  • Heavy-weight Interfacing - 1/2 yd. (optional)

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Radiant Home Studio
Radiant Home Studio
I'm a homeschooling mom of 6, sewing and designing patterns in my "spare time". I've been sewing and crafting since I was a little girl. My patterns have been published in magazines such as Stitch and Haute Handbags, and in the book "On the Go Bags". You can expect professional, high-quality patterns. For free bag tutorials and sewing inspiration, check out my blog -