Pack Your Bag Backpack Sewing Pattern

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Easy Backpack Sewing Tutorial for Beginners by Ellie and Mac Sewing Patterns

The Pack Your Bag Backpack Sewing Pattern is a great scrap fabric buster project and is the
perfect way to tote around all of your things. It is easy to sew, even for beginners, and makes a great gift!

This cute backpack features a front pocket, adjustable back straps for kids and adults and is available in sizes small, medium, and large.

A 7" zippered pocket is optional for the interior and/or backside of the medium and large bag. The instructions also include a bonus blog tutorial on how to add a pocket without a zipper to the interior of your backpack!

This is a digital PDF Sewing Pattern.  It is NOT a paper pattern. You will be able to instantly download this pattern from your email or account order history.


This PDF sewing pattern comes in three sizes:

  • Small  
  • Medium  
  • Large  

Backpack Sewing Pattern dimensions

Fabric Recommendation:

This Backpack is designed to be made using medium to heavy weight woven fabrics for the Main Pieces, medium weight woven fabric for the Lining Pieces.


  • Mid Weight Fusible Interfacing for Main Pieces and Straps
  • Optional Firm Fusible Interfacing for Bottom


  • Magnet Closure or Snap Set (1)
  • 25-30mm D-rings (2) and 25-30mm Rectangle Slider (2) or 25-30mm D-rings (4)
    (If using Webbing for the straps, make sure that your hardware is the same size or larger than the Webbing. Strap pattern pieces are for 30mm hardware.) 



Three sizes: Small, Medium, and Large

Two strap lengths: Kids and Adults Length

Backpack fastens with Magnetic Closure or Snap

Front Kangaroo Pocket 

7" Zipper Pocket Option for Interior and/or Backside of the Medium and Large Bag 

Bonus: Learn How to Add a Pocket Without a Zipper (Blog Tutorial)

No trim pattern pages for quick and easy assembly

Layers printing feature is included for this pattern for your convenience

What's Included:

Pattern pieces for all parts

Projector File with Layers

A0 Print Shop Pattern Pieces Option

Fabric Requirements Chart

Size Chart

Tips and Notes


Table of contents

Pattern Piece Diagram

Printing Instructions

Supply List

Step-by-step instructions.  Each step has a color photo for visual aid.

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This pattern is copy written.

You may use this pattern to create and sell dresses of your own. Giving credit to the pattern when selling would be appreciated, but not required.

You may not edit or recreate this pattern to sell.

You can not distribute this pattern to others.

You may not mass produce this pattern or clothing made using it.

I want you to love what you make and have fun making it.











These are digital PDF Sewing Patterns. They are not paper patterns that you would receive in the mail. You will be able to download your pattern(s) immediately after purchase. They will also be available in your account to download any time. For more information on what a PDF Sewing Pattern is and how to use one, click here.

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