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Back to School Pattern Bundle – Drawstring Backpack and Pencil Case

Drawstring backpack and pencil case sewing patterns.

A back to school sewing pattern bundle to sew a backpack and pencil case from Rebecca Page. Fast and easy! A cute drawstring backpack with five size options and a free pencil case pattern. A great way to sew from your stash. These PDF sewing patterns are trim-free, come in A4 or US letter size, and have layers in the PDF so you can print only the size/s you want. There is also an A0 format (pattern pieces only, available upon request) in case you’d like to take it to a professional printer. The approximate finished sizes of the bags are:

  1. extra small – 9.6″ wide x 12.5″ high

  2. small – 10.9″ wide x 13.7″ high

  3. medium – 12.2″ wide x 15.1″ high

  4. large – 13.6″ wide x 16.5″ high

  5. extra large – 15″ wide x 18″ high

Backpack Sewing Supplies:

  1. 1 yard canvas or sturdy home décor fabric for main fabric

  2. ½ yard quilting fabric for lining

  3. 1 yard drawstring

  4. thread to match

  5. medium-weight interfacing

You can also add (optional):

  1. ⅓ yard faux leather

  2. 1 yard home décor or faux leather piping

  3. grommets

The FREE Pencil Case Pattern:

Fast, easy, and a great way to use up scraps, this pencil case pattern is perfect for back to school! Or you could even use it for your sewing pencils and tailors chalk

Pencil Case Sewing Supplies:

  1.  ½ yard each of 2 to 3 coordinating fabrics

  2. nap or button

  3. 9″ zipper

  4. thread

  5. lightweight interfacing

⇒ Go to  for the PDF Pattern Bundle ⇐

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