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The Calla Convertible Backpack

A PDF sewing pattern from Blue Calla Patterns

The Calla Convertible backpack - PDF Sewing Pattern

The versatile Calla Convertible backpack effortlessly transforms from a shoulder bag to a backpack by simply adjusting the straps. It features a spacious zippered pocket on the front and two interior slip pockets. Additionally, a tutorial is provided for those who wish to add an interior zippered pocket. The wide main zipper closure allows convenient access to the contents, while the accordion-style gusset at the bottom ensures everything stays securely inside the bag. With its sleek and slim design, this backpack stands out from traditional bulky options. It provides an ideal fit for carrying an iPad, books, and letter-sized papers. This bag measures 13 inches x height: 14 inches x depth: 2.5 inches.

The Calla Convertible backpack - PDF Sewing Pattern


This free video features the wonderful Calla Convertible backpack. Celine quickly demonstrates how easy it is to convert the bag from a shoulder bag to a backpack, and how to select your hardware. 





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