Town and Country Backpack Pattern


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The Town & Country Backpack by The Creative Thimble is a medium sized backpack (14”H x 12”W x 3 1/2”D) with lots of pockets, including a zippered pocket under the front flap and a zippered pocket on the back. There are instructions for 2 pleated pockets on the front with individual flaps and inside is a divided patch pocket. The top of this backpack has 2 magnetic snaps on the side seams that pleat the sides together for a stylish look.

Materials Needed: Fabrics recommended are denim, quilting weight cottons, tapestry, canvas, or home décor fabrics.

  • Main Fabric (body of backpack) - 1 yard
  • Lining Fabric (lining) - 1 and 1/4 yards OR 1 yard if using Contrast Fabric for flaps (See below)
  • Optional Contrast Fabric (front flap and the pleated pocket flaps to be different from the Lining Fabric) - 1 Fat Quarter or 1/4 yard
  • Décor Bond fusible interfacing by Pellon (for pockets and flaps) - 3/4 yard
  • 1” wide webbing (for straps) - 2 and 3/8 yards
  • Stabilizer/Interfacing for the Backpack - Soft & Stable by Annie - 1 package (18” x 58”)
  • Two 7” (or longer) zippers
  • Three 3/4” magnetic snaps
  • Two 1” D-Rings or Rectangle Rings
  • Two 1” slide buckles (to make strap adjustable)
  • 6” of 3/4” Sew-in Hook & Loop tape (Velcro)
  • Jeans/Denim sewing matching needle size 90
  • Optional - Buttons to decorate the front flap
  • Optional - 10” square of scrap batting to quilt front flap

  • Model: TCT112d
  • Brand: The Creative Thimble

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