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Sewspire Sew Together: Everyday Backpack

Hey y’all and welcome to the first ever Sewspire Sew Together! 

Sewspire Everyday Backpack 

Fabric: 2.5 yards 

Batting: 1 yard

Hardware: four 1.5” tri glides, one 7” zipper, one 14” zipper

Pattern Pieces

A. Body Panels 11″ x 14″, cut 4 and back 2 with quilt batting

B. Sides / Bases 6″ x 11″, cut 6 and back 3 with quilt batting

C. Interior Zipper Trim, 3″ x 11″, cut 1

D. Interior Zipper Pocket, 9″ x 18″, cut 1

E. Interior Slip Pocket, 11″ x 16″, cut 1

F. Zipper Casing, 7″ x 18″, cut 2

G. Exterior Handle Trim, 3″ x 11″, cut 2

H. Exterior Strap Tabs, 6″ x 11″, cut 2

I. Shoulder Straps, 6″ x 38″, cut 2 and line both with a 3″ x 38″ strip of batting

J. Short Handles, 6″ x 20″, cut 2 and line both with a 3″ x 20″ strip of batting

Project Timeline

Monday, January 7: gather supplies, precut, prep and label pattern pieces 

Tuesday, January 8: watch Part 1 and begin crafting the exterior, post questions and updates below in comments.

Friday, January 11, 3 p.m. EST: live design Q & A help session, link below.

Saturday, January 12: watch Part 2 and begin crafting the interior, post questions and updates below in comments.

Monday, January 14, 3 p.m. EST: live design Q & A help session, link below.

Tuesday, January 15: watch Part 3 and finish the bag, post questions and updates below in comments.  

Wednesday, January 16, 3 p.m. EST: live show and tell, link below.

Project Video Links

Part 1: https://youtu.be/a9p5eke3Jkw

Part 2:https://youtu.be/56k8A5N-VE0

Part 3:https://youtu.be/WrsJ0V9oc8c

Project Live Chat Links

Friday, January 11, 3 p.m. EST: https://zoom.us/j/125735211

Monday, January 14, 3 p.m. EST: https://zoom.us/j/125735211

Wednesday, January 16, 3 p.m. EST: https://zoom.us/j/125735211

If you enjoyed this event please consider making a small donation via Paypal to support future Sew Together Events or simply as an expression of your appreciation. XO, Andrea

Please post your project related questions and suggestions in the comment field below.

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  1. Hey y’all and welcome to Day 1 of our first ever Sewspire Sew Together! Please use the comment field here on this page to post your questions and thoughts related to this sewing project. I will be checking in regularly and shall be looking forward to chatting live with you on Friday.

    XO,
    Andrea

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