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
Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! In today’s episode we are crafting the drawstring ties and completing the exterior of our patchwork backpack. For this portion of the project you will need two pieces of quilt weight cotton fabric which measure 3” x 20” and a quilted base panel which you will craft (just like… Read More Episode 7: It’s a beautiful bag!
Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! In this episode we are creating elasticized side pockets and attaching the side panels to our front panel. For this portion of the project you will need to create two more quilted panels from the 4″ squares. Each panel is two squares wide and five squares high, for a… Read More Episode 5: On the sunny side
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