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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

The FREE Pencil Case Pattern:

Fadrst, easy, and a great way to use up scraps, this pencil case pattern is perfect for back to school!



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