Blue Calla The Bee Balm Waxed Canvas Backpack- Paper Pattern

The Boronia Bowler bag is a medium sized bag to be carried as a handbag or cross body thanks to the removable cross body strap.

It features some vinyl accents on the bottom and double straps. The double pull zipper allows the bag to open very wide as it comes down all the way on both sides. On the inside, the bag has accordion style gussets on both sides of the zippered opening so the contents of your bag do not fall out when fully open. There are 2 slip pockets and 1 zippered pocket inside the bag.

SUPPLIES:

 Exterior fabric:

1/2 yard quilt weight cotton or home dec fabric
1/2 yard vinyl/faux leather or cork leather
OPTIONAL: 1/4 yard for adjustable strap

Lining fabric:

1 yard cotton fabric

Interfacing:

2.5-3 yards fusible woven interfacing
28” foam interfacing (20” wide)
13” W x 5.25” H Peltex

Notions and supplies:

(1) 36” double pull zipper (#5 or #4.5)***
(1) 9” zipper
(4) 1” rectangle rings
(8) rivets (optional)
(4) purse feet (optional)
Double-sided tape or Fabric glue (ex: Fabri-tac)

OPTIONAL: for adjustable strap
(2) 1” swivel clasp
(1) 1” rectangle slide.

MEASUREMENTS: 13″ W x 10″ H x 5″ D

SEWING EXPERIENCE: This project is suitable for someone with intermediate sewing skills. You must be comfortable installing zippers and making zippered bags. It will take approximately 4-5 hours to complete this project.

 

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By Annie Back At Ya 2.1 – Paper Pattern

This stylish travel-friendly backpack purse has a quick-grab padded handle as well as adjustable straps. The bag features a magnetic flap on the front pocket, a full zippered quilted pocket on the back, and a zippered mesh pocket inside. A … Read More

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By Annie Got Your Back 2.1 – Paper Pattern

An essential for today’s student or busy professional, this stylish travel-friendly backpack has a quick-grab padded handle as well as adjustable straps. The bag features a magnetic flap on the front pocket, a full zippered quilted pocket on the back, … Read More

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By Annie Out and About – Paper Pattern

arry everything you need for a day trip in this handy knapsack. This compact and feature-rich backpack is sized to work well for adults as well as children. Just adjust the lengths of the shoulder straps (as directed in the … Read More

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By Annie Courtside – Paper Pattern

Combine your love of sewing with your active lifestyle as you make this combination backpack/duffle. Bag is inspired by multiple requests for a bag to carry pickleball and tennis rackets. Courtside is a spacious hybrid backpack/duffle bag that can fit … Read More

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By Annie Switchback – Paper Pattern

This sturdy and versatile satchel is just the right size for running around town or taking on a trip. Adjustable straps make it easy to carry the bag in a variety of ways: over the shoulder, cross body, or as … Read More

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Klum House – Belmont Pack + Pouch Paper Pattern

The Belmont Pack + Pouch is a durable, all-fabric bag that converts from tote to backpack and can be tucked away inside the matching zipper pouch for easy carrying. It features convertible fabric straps, a two-compartment exterior pocket, French seams, … Read More

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Klum House – Maywood Paper Pattern

The Maywood Totepack converts from backpack to tote with the pull of a strap! It features strong leather straps, a zipper closure, exterior pocket with magnetic snap, and in interior laptop pocket. Includes a fully-illustrated instructions booklet and large-format paper pattern. … Read More

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Klum House – Slabtown Paper Pattern

The Slabtown is a heavy-duty rolltop backpack, built for adventurous makers. It features a spacious main compartment with quick-access zipper, front zipper pocket, adjustable leather backpack straps, and side pockets for water bottles. Includes a fully-illustrated instructions booklet and large-format paper … Read More

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Knot and Thread Design – Violet Backpack – Paper Pattern

The Violet Backpack features one outside zippered pocket—perfect for your phone and keys. Inside, there are three slip pockets. Included in the pattern are instructions for both toddler-sized and adult-sized adjustable straps.

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Linds Handmade – Guardian Anti-theft Backpack Paper Pattern

This is an intermediate pattern; in that it uses advanced bag making techniques that require the sewer to have a general familiarity with bag making. It requires accurate cutting/sewing and installing a curved zipper which can be challenging for new … Read More

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Linds Handmade – Krystal Convertible Bag Paper Pattern

This pattern is for the advanced bag maker as it requires rivets and a setting tool, (or Chicago screws) to add the d ring connectors to the bag at the end. As written, this pattern can be made on most … Read More

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Linds Handmade – LindSport Mini Backpack Paper Pattern

With this purchase you will receive a paper pattern mailed to you with full pattern pieces (you will not need to join pattern pieces together, however some pieces that are larger than 17” we have you “cut on fold”) detailed pictures, and step by step instructions on how to make your own mini backpack. There is even a full-length how-to video on our YouTube channel, Linds Handmade Designs, showing you how to make this bag from start to finish if you need any additional support.

This is an intermediate pattern, in that it uses advanced bag making techniques that require the sewer to have a general familiarity with bag making. It requires accurate cutting/sewing and installing a curved zipper which can be challenging for new sewers.

Specs: approximately 10” wide by 3” deep and 12” tall. Straps are cut 40” long and fully adjustable with a convenient grab handle along the top. It features a front 3 D pocket with 2 pen pockets and a larger slip pocket and has a large back exterior zipper pocket and optional key clip. Inside has a slip pocket. This pattern uses binding on the final finishes on the interior of the bag.

Materials & Supplies:
• ¾ yard main fabric (includes length for straps/carrying handle)
• ⅓ yard waterproof canvas (WPC)
• ⅓ yard accent fabric
• ¼ yard of 17” Decovil Light (more if not using WPC for lining)
• 1 yard of 45” woven interfacing (*fabric dependent)
• 1¼ yards of #5 zipper tape and 4 matching pulls
(if using metal zipper tape, make sure it is two-way)
• (2) 1” rectangle rings
• (2) 1” strap adjusters (with rounded corners for comfort)
• (1) ⅝” swivel clasp (*optional)
• (11) small rivets (*optional)
• 95” of 1” webbing for straps/carrying handle (*optional)
• 5/32” leather hole punch or rotary punch (*optional)
• Rotary cutter
• Quilting ruler
• Wonder clips
• Removable marking pen/chalk
• (1) roll of ¼” double-sided tape, Fabri-Tac™, or craft glue stick
• 2½ yards of ½” double fold bias tape (*only if not using WPC)

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Mrs H – The Convertible Bag – Paper Pattern

The compact bag size of The Convertible Bag is perfect for errands or a day trip where you don’t want to haul around a giant bag.

Need your hands free? Use The Convertible Bag as a backpack by unclipping the strap from its top rings, threading the strap through the back ‘tunnel’ and re-clipping it to the bottom D-rings. Concerned about the safety of a backpack or want easy access to your bag? You can quickly switch the strap back to its crossbody style.

The Convertible Bag has multiple pockets, with internal zip and slip pockets, as well as a zip pocket on the back and a slip pocket on the front.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

1 1/8yd (1m) Outer fabric
1 1/8yd (1m) Lining fabric
1 x FQ Contrasting outer fabric for front pocket
5/8 yd (0.5m) Heavy stabiliser
1 5/8yd (1.5m) Medium weight interfacing
1 x 1 1/2″ (38mm) Thumb catch
1 x 1″ (25mm) Triglide buckle
2 x 1″ (25mm) Swivel lobster clips
4 x 3/4″ (20mm) D-rings
2 x 6″ (15cm) zips (can be cut down to size)

I’ve found a mistake!

This pattern does have some known errors.

Incorrect cutting information on some paper patterns: Please follow cutting out guide on first page of booklet. The errors are as follows: 1 – Pattern Piece D Flap: pattern piece should read “Cut 1 outer, cut 1 lining, cut 1 fusible fleece, cut 2 medium weight interfacing”; 2 – Pattern Piece G Back strap tunnel: pattern piece should read “Cut 1 outer or contrast, cut 1 medium weight interfacing”; 3 – Pattern Piece I Zip and slip pockets: pattern piece should read “Cut 1 outer, cut 2 lining, cut 3 medium weight interfacing”.
Paper Piece B Lining measurements: Some of the paper patterns have the measurements reversed on the cutting out page for Paper Piece B Lining. The correct measurements are 13″ x 12″ (33cm x 30cm). The paper pattern piece, label, and PDF patterns are all correct.
Material requirements: You may need 1 5/8yds (1.5m) of medium weight interfacing for this bag.

RECOMMENDED FABRICS: Please review the back of the pattern cover for recommended fabrics. Shop our selection of Cork Fabric or Faux Leather, for a designer finish. We also offer quality Interfacing and Stabilizers

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Mrs H – The Dainty Daytripper – Paper Pattern

The Dainty Daytripper is a multipurpose bag designed for adventure! Wear it as a backpack, if you need to keep your hands free, or lengthen the straps and use The Dainty Daytripper as a crossbody or shoulder bag.

The Dainty Daytripper is a beautifully bling-y bag, making good use of bag hardware. As well as the bag frame, the sewing pattern also calls for diamond strap anchors and rivets.

The front pocket of The Dainty Daytripper is the perfect size to show off fabric panels or for some embroidery. This bag has a zipped pocket and a hidden pocket on the front, as well as a zip pocket and a slip pocket inside.

 

Pattern Features

The Dainty Daytripper bag sewing pattern features comprehensive instructions, pattern pieces, and colour photographs. This bag sewing pattern uses a set of Emmaline internal wire frames and the instructions guide you through how to use the frames. We would advise reading through your sewing pattern before you begin making your bag.

The Dainty Daytripper bag sewing pattern is classified as an advanced beginner to intermediate level bag sewing pattern. It is written in UK English and has been thoroughly tested by a team of expert sewing pattern testers.

The paper pattern is an A5 booklet with printed pattern pieces.

The Dainty Daytripper bag has finished dimensions of 11″ x 13″ x 5″ (28cm x 33cm x 12.5cm).

A note about materials: at its thickest part you will be sewing through 6 layers plus 2 layers of foam stabiliser to form the bottom boxed corners. If you are using all faux leather / vinyl / cork, you may want to consider doing a swatch test before you begin.

Fabric:

  • 1 1/4 yard (1m) Outer Fabric
  • 1 1/4 yard (1m) Lining Fabric
  • 18″x36″ (46cm x 92cm) Foam Stabiliser
  • 2 3/4 yd (2.5m) Medium Weight Interfacing

Hardware:

  • 2 x 1″ (2.5cm) D or triangle rings
  • 2 x 1″ (2.5cm) swivel clasps
  • 4 x Diamond Strap Anchors
  • 1 x pair internal wire frames (Style A)
  • 1 x 18″ (46cm) double or single zip for the top zip (size 5)
  • 1 x 14″ (35.5cm) zip for the front pocket (size 3 or size 5)
  • 1 x 9″ (23cm) zip for lining pocket (size 3)
  • 2 x 1 1/4″ (3cm) triglide buckles/sliders (you can substitute these for 1″ (2.5cm) if needed)
  • 1 x 5/8″ (18mm) Slim Magnetic Snap
  • 12 x 8mm double cap rivets
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Mrs H – The Studio Backpack – Paper Pattern

New from Sewing Patterns by Mrs H – The Studio Backpack! With a modern design and clean lines, The Studio Backpack would make a great work bag, school bag or everyday bag.

The Studio Backpack uses a lot of bag bling. The adjustable backpack straps are fixed to the Studio using strap tabs securely attached (and riveted for extra security!) to O-rings at the top of the bag.

Short strap handles also affixed through the O-rings give you another set of options for carrying your beautiful bag. Depending on the length you choose to make your strap handles, you could also carry The Studio on your shoulder, in the crook of your elbow, or as a tote in your hand – when you’re not wearing it as a backpack, of course!

No surprise – this design is packed with pockets! On the outside, two large slip pockets that are ideal for showing off fabric panels, or customising with embroidery, patchwork or a little extra bag bling. Inside, under a secure top zipper closure, there’s a lovely large central space, zipper pocket, and slip pockets.

Designed for adventurous beginner bagineers, The Studio Backpack bag sewing pattern includes a lot of different bagmaking skills, with comprehensive instructions to guide you through as you learn these useful techniques.

For more experienced bagineers, The Studio Backpack offers excellent opportunities for customisation. You could play with patchwork, quilting or embroidery with the large outer panels, experiment with different types of hardware, or even add (even more) pockets! If you’re new to adapting bag designs to fit your style, we recommend picking up a copy of Mrs H’s Complete Bag Making Masterclass

 

Pattern Features

The Studio Backpack bag sewing pattern features comprehensive instructions, pattern pieces, and colour photographs.

The Studio Backpack bag sewing pattern is classified as an advanced beginner to intermediate level bag sewing pattern. It is written in UK English and has been thoroughly tested by a team of expert sewing pattern testers.

The Studio Backpack bag has finished dimensions of 12″ wide x 11.5″ high x 5″ deep (30cm x 29cm x 12.5cm)

 

What materials will I need for this bag?

Fabric:

  • 2/3 yard (0.6m) Exterior
  • 1 1/3 yard (1.2m) contrast
  • 1 yard (0.9m) lining

Hardware:

  • 1 x 14″ (35.5cm) #5 zip (cut continuous zip 16″ (41cm))
  • 1 x 10″ (25.5cm) #3 zip (cut continuous zip 12″ (30cm))
  • 4 x 1/2″ (12mm) purse feet
  • 2 x Slim 3/4″ (18mm) magnetic snaps or 1 Slim 3/4″ (18mm) magnetic snap & 1 Half moon magnetic snap
  • 4 x 1 1/2″ (3.8cm) O rings
  • 4 x 1 1/4″ (2cm) rectangle rings
  • 2 x 1 1/4″ (2cm) Strap sliders
  • 14 x Medium Rivets: 3/8″ Caps x 5/16″ Post (9mm x 8mm)
  • 11″ x 4 1/4″ (28cm x 11.5cm) bag base or thin cutting mat
  • 1 x 2″ x 1/2″ (5cm x 1.2cm) scrap of foam stabiliser

Supplies:

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Noodlehead Making Backpack – Paper Pattern

A backpack that’s perfect in its simplicity, but also great for customizing. Choose your favorite canvas (prints or solids) or waxed canvas and get to work creating your very own custom backpack. Paper pattern version includes instruction booklet with step-by-step … Read More

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Noodlehead Range Backpack – Paper Pattern

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 … Read More

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Pink Sand Beach – Malibu Paper Pattern

Finished size: 12″ wide x 11-1/2″ tall x 5″ deep Convertable Backpack or Shoulder bag Straps can be any length Back zipper pocket, 4 inside pockets Opens wide when needed with two side snaps Straps can be handbag or shoulder … Read More

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Sallie Tomato Connie – Paper Pattern

Connie is a practical backpack tote which makes for a great hands free bag! This pattern has been cleverly designed to avoid using any bias binding. The name and design of this backpack was inspired by the movie, Palm Springs Weekend.

FINISHED SIZE: Choose between two sizes, full or mini. The finished size of the mini is 9″ wide, 12″ high, and 3″ deep. The finished size of the full is 11″ wide, 15″ high, and 4″ deep.

FEATURES: carry handles, an exterior slip pocket, covered front zipper pocket, adjustable straps, double slide zipper top closure, and optional mesh pockets

RECOMMENDED FABRICS: Please review the back of the pattern cover for recommended fabrics. Shop our selection of Cork Fabric or Faux Leather, for a designer finish. We also offer quality Interfacing and Stabilizers.

HARDWARE REQUIRED: The only hardware required is a set of Ladder Lock Buckles for the adjustable padded straps.

ZIPPER REQUIRED: This pattern requires a 8” single slide and 18” (or longer) single slide zipper for the mini, 10” single slide and 22” (or longer) double slide zipper for the full. Shop our selection of Zippers by the Yard, to achieve the professional appearance of metal, but with ease of sewing with nylon!

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