Making Backpack (Sunday, September 1st, 8 am-3pm) $48

Making Backpack (Sunday, September 1st, 8 am-3pm) $48

Regular price $48.00

Please read class description in it's entirety before purchasing!  The class fee is for instruction only and does not include the supplies/pattern!


This backpack is so useful and perfect in size.  Amy will walk you through all the steps in making the Making!  This is an advanced beginners and beyond class. Supplies are not included, but all can be purchased for in-store at a 10% discount.

Schedule: Class 8-11 am, Lunch Break 11 am-12 pm, Class 12-3 pm 

Your fabric should be picked out prior to coming to class and interfaced.  Class time should not be used for purchasing your fabric.  Please come one hour in advance for picking out materials (10% discount for class attendees). 

Please note, that if you come to class unprepared, you may not be leaving with a finished project.  

Students may use the class Singer machines or bring their own machine if they would prefer to use what they are familiar with. A class tool box is provided that contains the following: rotary cutter, snips, scissors, marking tool, seam ripper, pins, and measuring tape.


Requirements based on 44”-wide fabric.

  • 1 yard (1 m) Exterior Fabric

  • 1 yard (1 m) Lining Fabric

  • 2 yards (1.8 m) Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101- 20”-wide)

  • 1 yard (1 m) Medium Weight Fusible Interfacing(Pellon 809 – 42”-wide)^

  • ½ yard (0.4 m) Foam Stabilizer (ByAnnie’s or 1 yard (1 m) Pellon Flex-Foam) ^

  • (2) 1 ½” (3.8 cm) wide rectangle rings & (2) 1 ½” (3.8 cm) wide strap sliders

  • (1) 22” (55 cm) zipper for top closure

  • (1) 8” (20 cm) zipper for interior zip pocket

  • 1 1/8 yards (1 m) of 1” (2.5 cm) wide cotton or poly webbing for top handles

  • 2 ½ (2.2 m) yards of 1 ½” (3.8 cm) wide cotton or poly webbing for straps

  • 3 ½ (3.2 m) yards straight-grain ½” (12 mm) wide double fold binding

Recommended Fabrics: canvas (7-9 oz. weight) and quilting cotton for lining fabric  

Additional supplies + tools: Polyester thread, water-soluble pen or tailor’s chalk, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, size 90/14 or 100/16 Denim or Microtex needle, (Optional) 2 1/4” wide x 1 ½” tall (5.7 cm x 3.8 cm) piece of leather for patch, (Optional) 2 rivets – 8-9 mm head with 6-8 mm posts (and corresponding setting tool)

Photo Credit: Noodlehead