These bags are perfect for sports, dance, books or to use for activities when you want your hands free. They are a great way to use fun or theme fabrics and
make great gifts for everyone! These are easy to make. This pattern focuses on building measuring skills.
½ yard of exterior fabric (quilting cotton)
½ yard of interior fabric (quilting cotton)
3½ yards of drawstring cord, ribbon or twill tape
Drawstring Backpack Kits are available for this project.
There is also a video class available for this kit: Crosscut Sewing Drawstring Backpack Online Class.
This sewing pattern is designed to teach new or young sewers how to follow sewing instructions. Students with a little experience may be able to follow by themselves. Younger students may need help, but read the directions carefully together and encourage them to figure out each step. This is a simple project, so the focus can really be on reading and following each step.