Trailblazer Convertible Backpack

  • $6.95 USD


THIS IS A PDF PATTERN IN ENGLISH !! AVAILABLE FOR INSTANT DOWNLOAD !!!!

You can sell bags made with my patterns. Credit is appreciated.

PATTERN DETAILS

Trailblazer Convertible Backpack is a zippered top backpack and can be carried in multiple ways. It can be used as a work tote, diaper bag, travel bag, and a comfortable backpack to keep your hands free while you shop.

FEATURES

  • Front flap zipper pocket for your phone.
  • Front slip pocket
  • Back zipper pocket
  • Back slip pocket OR Trolley sleeve
  • Two exterior side pockets (You can add side pockets to the interior if you want)
  • Interior zipper pocket
  • Two interior slip pockets

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Approximately - 16” W at the top x 14” H x 5.25” D

Pattern includes 43 pages of easy step-by-step instructions with color photos to help you through each step. The pattern also includes printable pattern pieces with seam allowances included.

BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY 

  • Basic sewing skills, You should be familiar with sewing patterns. 

MATERIALS

  • 1 yard quilting weight exterior fabric
  • 1/2 yard contrasting fabric
  • 1-1/4 yards quilting weight lining fabric
  • 3 yards fusible woven interfacing - 45” wide (Pellon SF-101 shapeflex / Wovenfuse)
  • 1-1/4 yards sew-in foam interfacing - 20” wide (Pellon flex foam)
  • 11.25” x 5.25” piece of fusible stiff stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 71f / Decovil 1)
  • 4” x 4.5” piece of Décor bond/Decovil light/Cordura (Connector stabilizer)
  • One 20” or longer #4.5 handbag zipper (Main zipper closure)
  • One 8” or longer #4.5 handbag zipper (Front flap zipper pocket)
  • One 9” or longer #3 all-purpose zipper (Exterior Back zipper pocket)
  • One 8” or longer #3 all-purpose zipper (Interior zipper pocket) **If you’re using continuous zipper, cut the zipper 1.5”- 2” longer than required**
  • Two 1” Sliders
  • Five 1” D-rings
  • Four 1” Swivel hooks   **Back long strap can be used as a shoulder strap. If you want a crossbody strap, you’ll have to make a longer strap (4”x54”) and you’ll need another pair of swivel hooks**
  • Two 14mm Magnetic snaps
  • One zipper end
  • 15 Rivets - size 9mm
  • Six bag feet (optional)

SKILL LEVEL -  Intermediate