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The Mack Messenger Backpack Pattern is a practical and hands free way to carry books, sewing projects, or even use as a diaper bag!

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Make your own roomy versatile backpack to carry your books, laptop, work stuff or use as a hands free baby bag! This pattern has instructions for two adjustable backpack straps, a single top "quick grab" handle, a zippered front pocket under a magnetic top flap, and a large inside compartment with a split pocket and pen slots. The finished size is a practical 12"H x 13 1/2"W x 3 1/3"D.

Suggested fabrics:
Exterior - heavy cotton canvas, sturdy cotton/linen blends, and/or upholstery fabrics.
Interior - cotton or poly blend canvas or twill. Stabilizer - medium
to heavy-weight stabilizer (NOT iron-on).

Materials list-

Fabric size: 55-60” wide or 44-45“ wide
  • Exterior fabric: 1 yard for 55" wide fabric or 1 1/3 yards for 44" wide fabric
  • Interior Fabric: 5/8 yard for 55" wide fabric or 7/8 yard for 44" wide fabric
  • Stabilizer (22“ wide): 1 1/3 yards
  • 1 zipper, 14” long
  • 2 metal or plastic rectangle rings, 1 1/2” wide
  • 2 metal or plastic sliders, 1 1/2” wide
  • 2 magnetic snaps., 3/4” wide

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Purchase of any Mackerilla Sewing Pattern in paper form or PDF entitles you to make as many Mackerilla Pattern Design Items as you like for personal use, including to give as gifts. Purchase of any Mackerilla Pattern also entitles you to make up 12 items per year to sell at bazaars and craft fairs as long as you give design credit to Mackerilla Design. If you are interested in selling larger volumes, please write or call for information on purchasing a commercial license.

Mack Messenger Backpack Pattern by Mackerilla Design

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Open view of the Mack Messenger Backpack Pattern

This PDF backpack pattern has a tot of 9 pages. There is 1 cover page and 8 pages of instructions and illustrations.


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