The Meshing Around Drawstring Backpacks Pattern by Annie includes sewing instructions for creating lightweight drawstring backpacks in three convenient sizes. These bags are easy to make and perfect for carrying everything from swimsuits and pool toys to dance or workout gear. Breathable mesh provides ventilation adn visibility of contents, and fun fabric bases add sturdiness, color, and interest. Mesh slip pockets on the front kiip essentials easy to reach. A cinch top provides easy opening and closing. The closure straps double as backpack/over-the-shoulder straps for simplicity of design and to help ensure the bag stays closed when carrying. Perfect for gifts, the bags can be personalized for each recipient. Choose mesh and fabrics in school or team colors for students or sports fans. Includes coupon for $5 Add-On Video Tutorial. Finished sizes: Small - 13" H x 12 1/2" W; Medium - 16" H x 15 1/2" W; Large - 19" H x 15 1/2" W.
Materials needed: (Medium) [Large]:
- 3/4 yd (7/8 yd) [1 yd] Main Fabric
- 1/2 yd (1/2 yd) [1/2 yd] Lightweight mesh fabric
- 1 yd (1 1/8 yds) [1 1/8 yds] Fold-over elastic 20mm
- 1/2 yd (3/4 yd) [3/4 yd] Fusible interfacing