SIMPLE LEATHER AND FELT DRAWSTRING BACKPACK, WITH GROMMETS, EASY DRAWSTRING BAG
This simple and clean backpack is designed to be made using leather and felt and is therefore more sturdy than a regular fabric backpack. The leather also gives the backpack a nice, high quality appearance. If you are ready to start sewing a new material: this is a great, simple first leather project.
width 36cm (14in), height 42cm (16-1/2in)
The tutorial is best for intermediate to advanced sewers.
- information about materials and supplies
- notes on leather
- materials needed
- tutorial with step-by-step pictures
- pattern in two formats (individual pages and large scale)
Materials you need at home:
- leather about 40cm x 34cm (16in x 13-1/2in)
- felt 40cm x 84cm (16in x 33in or 1/2 yard) felt or wool felt
- wax, if applicable
- lighter, if applicable
Kasia is an architect and accessories designer based in Berlin, Germany. Kasia loves all things DIY and creates sewing patterns for the DIY Sewing Academy. For the DIY Sewing Academy, Kasia designs patterns and sewing tutorials for bags, backpacks and other accessories. In addition to this, Kasia is also a self-employed designer and creates sustainable leather accessories, mainly in special manufacture, for her label KSIA.