Fast, easy, and a great way to use up scraps, you’ll love this back to school sewing pattern bundle! It includes the drawstring school backpack pattern and the pencil case pattern. The lovely drawstring school backpack pattern is super easy and really quick to make! Perfect for keeping your sewing supplies or using as a school bag. It takes just less than a yard of fabric and you can decorate in so many ways. They range in size from being suitable for a toddler/play backpack, to school size, to adult size! There’s a size for every occasion. The pencil case pattern is also perfect for back to school! Or you could even use it for your sewing pencils and tailors chalk, or even as a make up pouch! A great evening sewing project.
Skill Level – Beginner
Sizes – The approximate finished sizes of the backpacks are:
- Extra Small – 9.6 inches wide by 12.5 inches high
- Small – 10.9 inches wide by 13.7 inches high
- Medium – 12.2 inches wide by 15.1 inches high
- Large – 13.6 inches wide by 16.5 inches high
- Extra Large – 15 inches wide by 18 inches high
Options – sizes XS to XL
Fabrics – Suitable for woven fabrics only.
If you use a fabric with a print or nap such as velvet, remember to cut all pieces in the same direction and to allow extra fabric for this.
See the fabric requirements in the gallery above for yardage. A serger/ overlocker is optional but NOT required.
Format – This trim-free pattern is a downloadable PDF and comes in A4 or US letter printable sizes. An A0 format (pattern pieces only) is also included should you wish to have your pattern printed professionally. PDF Layers allow you to select and print only the size/s you want.
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