Andrea's Rucksack Bag PDF Sewing Bag Pattern- Pattern includes 2 sizes RLR Creations


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PLEASE NOTE: You are purchasing a downloadable sewing pattern and not a finished product. You will receive a download of the pattern immediately upon checkout. Because of the nature of this product as a non-tangible downloadable pattern there is no refunds for this purchase.


Andrea's Rucksack is a quick and easy sew you just may want to make one for everyone you know! Inspired by someone very close to my heart- the backpack that is sure to stand out in the crowd. Andrea's Rucksack features zip top fastening and a fold over design, A wide opening with zip closure folds down into a sleek and chic backpack and is secured with a clasp. Handy zip pockets in front for keys or other quick access items, and a large zip pocket inside for your personal things.

A grab handle and adjustable shoulder straps that make it comfortable to wear on your back when out and about, or sling over one shoulder for casual comfort.

The pattern includes two sizes: Purse sized-perfect for everyday use: 13" Tall, 11" Wide, and 4" Deep Large sized for a hands-free day out: 16" Tall, 14" Wide, and 5" Deep
Andrea's Rucksack is a streamlined design that is appropriate for all occasions. The small sized is perfect for a child's backpack. The large makes a great take to work bag or even a men's backpack.

Materials Needed:

3/4 yard (1 yard for Large) 44" wide Quilting Weight or Decor Weight Main Fabric
1/2 yard (1 yard for Large) 44" wide Quilting Weight Lining Fabric
1- piece at least 12 1/2" wide and 8 1/2 " long ( 15" W x 10 L for Large) Contrasting Fabric -This can be a coordinate, vinyl, leather, or pleather.
3/4 yard (1 yard for Large) Fusible Pellon SF 101 or a woven shaping Interfacing -Light Interfacing
3/4 yard (1 yard for Large) Fusible Fleece -TP971F-Pellon Fleece Thermolam Plus
1/3 yard (1/2 yard for Large) Fusible Dcor Bond - Pellon 809/ or 2/3 yard (1 yard for Large) 808 Firm Stablizer- Heavy Interfacing
1 Piece Peltex 72f Ultra Firm 2-sided Fusible at least 3" x 7" (4" x 8 1/2" for Large)

2- Front Zippers: 6" or longer (7" or longer for Large)
1- Top Zipper: 14" or longer (18" or longer for Large)
1- Interior Zipper: 10" or longer

3- 1" D Rings (1- 1" and 2- 1 1/2" For Large)
1- 1/2" Swivel Hook
2- 1" (1 1/2" for Large) Sliders

Coordinating thread
Removable Fabric Marker (I recommend a Frixion gel pen as it can be removed by pressing with an iron)
Microtex (Sharp) Needle 80/12 -Recommended for topstitching through the thicker parts.

Feel free to sell your bags made with my pattern but please do not sell or share the pattern.

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Apr 13, 2017 by Colleen Berge

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