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Making Backpack



Materials needed:

Requirements based on 44”-wide fabric.

  • 1 yard (1 m) Exterior Fabric

  • 1 yard (1 m) Lining Fabric

  • 2 yards (1.8 m) Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101- 20”-wide)

  • 1 yard (1 m) Medium Weight Fusible Interfacing (Pellon 809 – 42”-wide)^

  • ½ yard (0.4 m) Foam Stabilizer (ByAnnie’s or 1 yard (1 m) Pellon Flex-Foam) ^

  • (2) 1 ½” (3.8 cm) wide rectangle rings & (2) 1 ½” (3.8 cm) wide strap sliders

  • (1) 22” (55 cm) zipper for top closure

  • (1) 8” (20 cm) zipper for interior zip pocket

  • 1 1/8 yards (1 m) of 1” (2.5 cm) wide cotton or poly webbing for top handles

  • 2 ½ (2.2 m) yards of 1 ½” (3.8 cm) wide cotton or poly webbing for straps

  • 3 ½ (3.2 m) yards straight-grain ½” (12 mm) wide double fold binding

Recommended Fabrics: canvas (7-9 oz. weight) or waxed canvas (10-12 oz. weight) for exterior fabric, quilting cotton for lining fabric

^ =omit if using waxed canvas

Additional supplies + tools: Polyester thread, water-soluble pen or tailor’s chalk, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, size 90/14 or 100/16 Denim or Microtex needle, (Optional) 2 1/4” wide x 1 ½” tall (5.7 cm x 3.8 cm) piece of leather for patch, (Optional) 2 rivets – 8-9 mm head with 6-8 mm posts (and corresponding setting tool)

Instructor Name:
Linda Badour

Making Backpack

Cost:
$ 60.00
Materials not included. Supplies can be purchased at a 10% discount.