Trailblazer Convertible Backpack
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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.
- 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
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.
- 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