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Mini Making Backpack with Nichole

A backpack that's perfect in its simplicity, but also great for customizing.  Choose your favorite canvas or dry oilskin and get to work creating your very own custom backpack.  In class we will be making the alternate front pocket option. Cost of class is instruction only, supplies are extra.  Please watch for an email closer to class for an updated list of class supplies.

Making Backpack Pattern
Exterior Fabric - 1/2 yd
Lining Fabric - 5/8 yd
Fusible Woven Interfacing (SF101) - 1 1/2 yd
Foam Stabilizer (or Decovil light) - 1/2 yard
Zipper (I suggest/prefer zipper by the yard from Sallie Tomato) - 20" for top closure, 12" for front pocket - If using the zipper by the yard, wait to cut once in class.
Binding -  2 1/2 yards
Strapping 1" for top handles - 1 1/2 yd
Strapping 1 1/2" for shoulder straps - 2 1/2 yd
Rectangle Rings - (2) 1 1/2"
Strap Sliders - (2) 1 1/2"
Sewing machine that you are familiar with
Extra Needles
Seam Ripper
Fabric Marking Tool
1/4" double-sided tape (I suggest Dritz wash-away or Quilter's Select)
Any of your regular notions that you use!

Class Policies

  1. Class will begin promptly when stated.  Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow plenty of time to set up.  If you are late to class it is your responsibility to get caught up.  Anyone who is more than 15 minutes late to class will not be allowed to stay.

  2. If help is needed in the selection of class materials, please do so in advance of the class date.  Our instructors prepare well in advance of the class and we anticipate and expect that you will do so as well.  If you are provided with specific instruction to prepare something prior to class, we anticipate that you will do so and come prepared.  The class will not be held up to accommodate your lack of preparation.

  3. Most classes require some amount of prep work before class.  Please have all materials ready prior to class.  This includes having fabric cut and anything printed that is needed.

  4. Please purchase supplies before class begins.

  5. No refunds for cancellations will be given less than 72 hours before the class.

  6. Class fees are for instruction only and do not include materials unless otherwise stated.

  7. Students are required to bring a sewing machine in good working order.  You should be familiar with the operation of your machine prior to class.



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Included Materials



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