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Mini Making Backpack with Mary

Mini Making Backpack 
A backpack that’s perfect in its simplicity, but also great for customizing.
Choose your favorite canvas (prints or solids), waxed canvas or dry oilskin and get to work creating your very own custom backpack. Regular and Mini sizes, plus bonus zippered front pocket included!
Special Features:
• two sizes to sew! Regular and Mini
• front slip pocket (plus BONUS! zippered front pocket)
• interior zip pocket
• adjustable shoulder straps
• useful top handles
• features a bound seam construction
Approx. Finished size: MINI SIZE – 8” wide x 10½” tall x 4½” deep

Click HERE for supply list and Pre -work

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Advanced Beginner (front slip pocket view), Intermediate (alternate front zip pocket view) Must have knowledge of your sewing machine. We recommend bringing your manual with you to class.
Requirements: There will be HOMEWORK required prior to class.

Materials for the Mini size from Pattern:
  • Making Backpack updated Pattern by Noodlehead Designs
  • Requirements based on 44"-wide fabric.
  • 1/2 yd Exterior* Fabric
  • 5/8 yd Lining* Fabric
  • 1 1/2 yds Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101- 20"-wide)
  • 1/3 yd Medium Weight Fusible Interfacing (Pellon 809 - 42"-wide)^
  • (2) 1 1/2 " wide rectangle rings & (2) 1 1/2" wide strap sliders
  • (1) 18" zipper for top closure
  • (1) 6" zipper for interior zip pocket
  • 1 1/2 yds of 1" wide cotton or poly webbing for top handles
  • 2 1/2 yds of 1 1/2 " wide cotton or poly webbing for straps
  • 2 1/2" yds straight-grain 1/2" wide double fold binding
  • Recommended Fabrics: canvas (7-9 oz. weight), waxed canvas (8) ^ =omit if using waxed canvas *= additional 1/4 yd for mini of exterior and lining fabric is needed if making the Alternate Front Pocket, and add 10" zipper (or longer) [12" zipper for zipper by the yard] Instructor Notes: *** = may need more **** = I replaced Pellon 809 with Decovil Light 525 on the exterior Main Panels & the Bottom Gusset It is possible to replace the metal snap with a magnetic snap
  • There is a document to be downloaded with all of the juicy information regarding materials, supply list, instructor recommendations and pre-work, click on the link.
  • Instructor: Mary Hayes

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