Design and Sew Your Own Canvas Backpack

By Emma Jeffery

Difficulty level

Expert

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Tools used

  • Amplify® RazorEdge™ Fabric Cutting Scissors (8")
  • RazorEdge™ Micro-Tip® Easy Action™ Shears (6")
  • Acrylic Ruler (6" x 24")
  • Self Healing Cutting Mat: Large (24" x 36")
  • Adjustable Three-Position Rotary Cutter (45 mm)

Supply list

  • ¼ yard duck cloth or other heavy weight utility fabric in main color

    ¼ yard duck cloth or other heavy weight utility fabric in contrast color for front pocket

    ¼ yard duck cloth or other heavy weight utility fabric in contrast pattern for bag flap

    ½ yard cotton lining

    2 yards 1.5” wide cotton webbing plus 5” extra

    2 metal bag slider rings

    Sewing machine

    Thread and pins

    Iron and ironing board

    Small piece of Velcro