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Sew a Compact Pack-able Backpack

A free sewing tutorial from the Sewing Times

Sew a Compact Pack-able Backpack

Learn to sew a folding backpack that combines versatility, practicality, and style. This backpack is the perfect bag to tuck into another larger bag to use later. Great for day trips, visiting the local market, to use as a small diaper bag, or to take to class. The finished size of this backpack is approximately 11⅛″ (or 28cm) wide by 15″ high (or 38cm) by 5⅝″ (or 14cm) deep.

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Get the list of sewing supplies and materials required to make this backpack here.



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