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digital penguin backpack sewing pattern

digital penguin backpack sewing pattern
Price: $8.95
Brand: Oliver + S
Item: OLV-OS026LID-D
Difficulty:

This cute, child-sized backpack can be made into an adorable penguin by following the instructions to add a few simple embellishments. But let this just be your starting point. Use your imagination to create another creature (perhaps a ladybug), or find a fabric that does the thematic work for you and leave off the embellishments entirely.

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digital penguin backpack sewing pattern
  • Digital Patterns

    This style is provided as a digital PDF pattern. It may be printed on both home printers (using either 8 1/2" x 11" or A4 paper) and at service bureaus that handle 36"-wide or A0 sheets. When you complete your order, you will be provided with a unique code to instantly download the pattern. See our digital product policy for full details.

    Description

    This cute, child-sized backpack can be made into an adorable penguin by following the instructions to add a few simple embellishments. But let this just be your starting point. Use your imagination to create another creature (perhaps a ladybug), or find a fabric that does the thematic work for you and leave off the embellishments entirely.

    Skills Used

    Each of our patterns calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. We'll walk you through it, step by step.

    After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: sewing curved seam, topstitching, installing zipper.

    Suggested Fabrics

    Fabric A: medium-weight fabric that’s somewhat stiff but not too bulky, like home-dec-weight fabric, denim, canvas, or cotton twill. Fabric B: lightweight fabric like quilting cotton. Fabrics C and D: quilting or home-dec-weight cotton.

    Notions

    1/2 yard of lightweight fusible interfacing; one 18" closed-end, molded-tooth (Vislon) zipper or nylon zipper (not an invisible zipper); two 1" buttons, for eyes (optional); two 1 1/2"-wide strap adjusters; coordinating thread.

    Fabric Guide

    Fabric Amount Required
    Fabric A, 44" (Backpack and Straps) 1 yard
    Fabric B, 44" (Lining and Inside Pocket) 3/4 yard
    Fabric C, 44" (Penguin Beak and Feet, Optional) 1/4 yard (or one fat quarter, 18" x 21")
    Fabric D, 44" (Front Belly Pocket, Optional) One rectangle, 14" x 17"

     

    Finished Measurements

    Project Dimensions
    Penguin Backpack 12" x 9 1/2" x 3 1/2"

     

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