2017

Episode 11: The Reveal

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! I am SO EXCITED to show you how this beautiful bag comes together. In this episode we are crafting the d-ring flap closure which will complete our Collaborative Patchwork Backpack. For this portion of the project you will need two pieces of quilt weight cotton which measure 12″ x… Read More Episode 11: The Reveal

2017

Episode 10: Strap Happy

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today I am here to show you how to craft the removable, adjustable, convertible straps for our collaborative patchwork backpack. For this portion of the project you will need a half yard of cotton fabric and a quarter yard of quilt batting. Plus six 1.5″ o-rings, two 1.5″ tri-glides… Read More Episode 10: Strap Happy

2017

Episode 8: A custom fit

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Our creative community has opted to include a padded laptop sleeve, small zippered pocket, 3-way divided slip pocket and a swivel key fob into the interior design of this fabulous bag. In today’s episode we are crafting the interior rear pocket panel of our collaborative patchwork backpack which includes… Read More Episode 8: A custom fit

2017

Episode 3: Zip-A-Dee-Do-Da

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today we are incorporating the hidden zipper pocket into the exterior of our collaborative patchwork backpack design. Yesterday we assembled the front and rear patchwork panels and finished those with a nice diamond top quilt pattern. You will need 1 of those finished quilted panels, a 6″ x 18″… Read More Episode 3: Zip-A-Dee-Do-Da