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Range Backpack Class



A useful and fun backpack to make! It’s great for any outing where you need to be hands free! The foldover top and closure keep things secure, while the front zippered pocket keeps essentials within easy reach. Adjustable straps make it wearable in any season.

Finished Dimensions:
15in tall (closed), 10-1/2in wide x 4in deep (at base)

This class has PREP work, which can be found HERE!


Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details: Intermediate
Requirements: Required Supplies:

  • Range Backpack Pattern
  • 3/4 yard of exterior fabric
  • 1/2 yard of contrast bottom fabric
  • 1.5 yard of lining fabric
  • 3.5 SF101
  • 1 yard of Pellon 809
  • Hardware: (2) 1.5" rectangle rings, (2) 1.5" strap sliders, (2) 1" D-Rings, 8" zipper for front pocket


  • Recommended Fabrics: Waxed canvas (10-12 oz. weight), cork fabric, cotton canvas, cotton/linen canvas, denim for exterior and contrast bottom fabrics (quilting cotton may be substituted for exterior fabric requirement only, add 1/2 yard of 6-9 oz. weight 44" wide cotton canvas/duckcloth for stabilizer and an 18" square of low-loft cotton batting), Quilting cotton for lining fabric.

    Other Supplies Needed for Day of Class:
  • Sewing machine with appropriate thread, zipper foot, walking foot, other feet
  • Size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle
  • Pins, rotary cutter, rulers (6 x 12 is a useful size), cutting mat for personal use
  • Turning tool
  • Pencil, frixion pen to mark with
  • Chalk to mark lines
  • Wonder clips


  • Pre-Class Prep:

    Fabric cut and pieces fused before class - this MUST be done in order to complete your bag in class! See the link above!

    *Come in to shop for a 10% discount on your class supplies
    Instructor: Mary Hayes
    Instructor Bio: Mary recently moved from New York and is a modern quilting enthusiast and an AMAZING bag maker. Mary is a retired math teacher and she taught classes at Amelias Garden Sewing Boutique in New York. She is also the co-designer of The Perfect Wallet! Mary enjoys teaching others and building their sewing skills. We are so excited to have her as part of our teaching team!
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