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46 Free Backpack Patterns!

46 Free Backpack Patterns!
free backpack patterns & tutorials gathered from all over the web. Make simple drawstring backpacks, toddler-sized backpacks, serious outdoor gear, and more. And a drawstring backpack, because of its simple design, can be a great first project for someone who’s just learning how to sew. It can be quick and easy to make, plus when finished the new sewer will have something she’ll be able to use on a regular basis. And a brand new backpack can make a great back-to-school gift for a child (but for safety reasons, don’t put your child’s name on the outside of the backpack). And if your backpack is going to be used to carry heavy items (like books), use a heavier fabric for durability. And when sewing your backpack, remember to switch to a larger, thicker needle when sewing through several layers of heavy fabric (like when attaching the straps to your pack).

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The Tohoku Tote Today I am publicly posting the full pattern and tutorial for the Tohoku Tote. I have chosen to do this for a few reasons. 1) Kari from UCreate asked if it could be used for her monthly "Create With Me" and Kari rocks. I'm thrilled about this. 2) I think we raised what we could selling if for charity. It was "purchased" by over 400 people. Sew a Hobo-Bag You will need fabric for the shell (the outside of the bag) and the lining, and the strap. Actual yardage will vary depending on your size. Either the lining or the shell material (or both if you like) should be a heavier fabric, to support all your stuff. Both of the bags I made are lined in a heavy duck cloth.

71 Of The World's Best Homemade Soap Recipes Once you have mastered the art of soap making, the possibilities are endless. There are thousands of different soap recipes scattered around the web shared by talented bloggers from all over the world. We have scoured Pinterest, Facebook and Google to bring you the best soap recipes in the world. You’ll never run out of ideas with this fantastic list – plus these DIY soaps would make great gifts for friends and family. Simply click the links to check out the soap recipes you’d like to see… IMPORTANT: Handling lye can be dangerous. Recessed Zipper How-To I've had a few questions about how to install a recessed zipper closure on a handbag. This has to be the longest tutorial written in the history of tutorials! I did my best to explain, but please let me know if anything is unclear. You Will Need: - (1) 14" zipper- (2) 15.5" x 2.5" inside upper fabric- (2) 15.5" x 16" inside lower fabric (I demonstrate using my own pattern, feel free to experiment!)- (2) 15.5" x 18.25" outer fabric (or your own pattern)

Nicole Mallalieu Design - Tips and Tutorials for Making Bags and Purses Tips & Tutorials Back to top VIDEO TUTORIAL - How to set in eyelets with a setting tool VIDEO TUTORIAL - Simple method for inserting purse feet. Simple Heart-Shaped Bling Bag: Free Sewing Pattern This makes a bag measuring approximately 20cm across the widest part. You will need ● Stiff fabric – we used a glittery canvas fabric. If you think your fabric is a bit too floppy, use a stiff iron-on interfacing to give it more body.● 1.2 metres of cord – for the handle (this is long enough for you to wear across your body)● 1 x magnetic clasp – at least 1cm diameter Cutting out Using the template below, cut out two heart shapes in your fabric.

Tutorial: Messenger Bag from Cargo Pants Want to make one of these? From a pair of these? Here's the tutorial! Soap Making Tips & Tricks The following are several Tips & Tricks submitted by Oregon Trail Customers (and a few by me!). We would love to hear your own personal Tips & Tricks and even add them to our resource list. If you have a great tip or trick to submit, please click on the "Submit Tip" button on this page or send us an email through our "Contact Us" page.