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Check out the best selling pattern from A Quaint Stitch! This fun and portable bag will be your next go-to for any errands run or day out!

Two Styles Included!
Instructions are provided to make the backpack in two styles:
Style 1: A simple backpack with a single zippered compartment; and
Style 2: An advanced backpack with a double zippered compartment.

* Zipper pocket with overlay on the front flap
* 1 or 2 main zipper compartments based on style
* Zippered back pocket
* Interior zipper pockets
* Miscellaneous interior pockets
* Two strap options: Adjustable sling strap or convertible strap
* Two methods for assembling the bag: Binding and birthing

* A0 file included
* Projector file included
* Cut files are available for purchase

The Pattern:
Style 1 pattern includes 33 pages of concise step-by-step instructions with colour photographs to help you through each step. Style 2 includes 36 pages of concise step-by-step instructions with colour photographs. The pattern pieces are provided in a separate document comprising printable full pattern pieces including rectangular pattern pieces. All pattern pieces include seam allowance.

Finished Size:
Style 1: 8” W x 14.5″ H x 3.5” D
Style 2: 8” W x 14.5” H x 4.5” D

Skill Level:
Style 1: Intermediate
Style 2: Advanced

Materials Required:
1 yard (1 meter) of exterior fabric
2 yards (1.8 meters) of lining fabric
7” x 10” (18 x 25.4 cm) piece of leather/vinyl/cork for accent piece
3 yards (2.7 meters) of fusible medium weight woven interfacing
¾ yard (0.7 meters) of foam/fusible fleece interfacing
3” x 5” (7.6 x 12.7 cm) piece of stabilizer
Three 1” D-rings
One 1” wide side release buckle
One 6.5” (16.5 cm) long #5 zipper for exterior front pocket
One 9” (23 cm) long #5 zipper for exterior back pocket
Two or Four 12” (30.5 cm) long pieces of 3 mm cording for the bottle holders
One or two cord stops
¼ yard (0.25 meters) of mesh fabric for bottle holders

Style 1:
One 7.5” long (19 cm) zipper for bag interior
One 16.25” long (41.27 cm) #5 for bag compartment

Style 2:
Two 7.5” long (19 cm) zippers for bag interior
Two 16.25” long (41.27 cm) #5 for bag compartments

Sling Strap:
One 1″ swivel clasp
One 1″ tri-glide slider
1.5 yards (1.4 meters) of 1” wide webbing/strapping

Convertible Strap:
Two 1″ swivel clasps
Two 1″ tri-glide sliders
2 yards (1.8 meters) of 1” wide webbing/strapping
One 16” long (41 cm) #5 zipper

Other Notions:

– 3/16” or 9 mm Grommets/eyelets for bottle holder and grommet setting tools
– Wonder clips/Pins
– Double sided tape or glue
– Erasable fabric marker
– Co-ordinating thread
– Edge Paint (Optional)
– Teflon foot or walking foot if using vinyl or leather
– 2.5 yards (2.3 meters) of ⅜” to ½” wide pre made Bias tape or 1” wide Fold Over Elastic (or)
– Two 45” (115 cm) long (or cut width of fabric) strips of waterproof canvas for the binding method

Measurements are approximate and don’t account for directional or fussy cutting.

Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Mary Weatherdon
Wayfarer Sling Backpack

I love this bag pattern. I have made it several times now and my favorite fabric to use is waxed canvas.