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Wayfarer Sling Backpack - PDF Sewing Pattern

***This is a PDF pattern in English available for digital download*****

Pattern Details:

The Wayfarer Sling Backpack is a sleek and functional everyday carry sling backpack. It’s repositionable cross-body strap design makes it easy to sling the backpack from the back to front or carry as a shoulder bag while allowing quick access to all compartments.

The Wayfarer Sling Backpack has no exposed raw edges and does not use bias tape.

Pattern includes 33 pages of concise step-by-step instructions with colour photographs to help you through each step. The pattern also comprises printable pattern pieces. All pattern pieces include seam allowance. 

Instructions are provided to make the backpack in two styles:
  • Style 1: A simple backpack with a single zippered compartment; and
  • Style 2: An advanced backpack with a double zippered compartment.
Finished Size:
Style 1: 8” W x 17” H x 2.50” D
Style 2: 8” W x 17” H x 3.25” D

  • Zipper pocket on the front flap
  • 1 or 2 main zipper compartments based on style
  • Zippered back pocket 
  • Interior zipper pockets
  • Miscellaneous interior pockets
  • Adjustable strap
The main zipper compartments contain interior zippers and storage slots to organize basic everyday essentials and the front flap pocket is perfect for storing quick-access items. The back pocket can function as a concealed carry pocket to keep your wallet safe and reachable while traveling.

Skill Level:
Style 1: Intermediate
Style 2: Advanced

Basic Skills Needed: 
  • Basic sewing skills
  • Familiarity with sewing patterns. 
  • Sewing curved seams
  • Installing a zipper
  • Determine Interfacing requirements
Materials Required:
  • 1 yard of decor weight exterior fabric
  • 2 yards of lining fabric
  • 5” x 10” piece of leather/vinyl/cork for accent piece
  • 3 yards of fusible medium weight woven interfacing*
  • ¾ yard of foam/fusible fleece interfacing (optional)
  • One 10” long all-purpose zipper for exterior back
  • One 7.5” long all-purpose zipper for exterior front flap
  • Three 1” D-rings
  • One 1” swivel clasp for strap
  • One 1” tri-glide slider
  • One 1” wide side release buckle
  • 1¼ yard of 1” wide nylon webbing/strapping
Style 1:
  • One 7.5” long nylon zipper for bag interior
  • One 16.5” long all-purpose zipper for bag compartment
Style 2:
  • Two 7.5” long nylon zippers for bag interior
  • Two 16.5” long all-purpose zippers for bag compartments
Measurements are approximate and don't account for directional or fussy cutting.

Feel free to make and sell your Wayfarer Sling Backpacks. Credit for the same is appreciated.
No refunds will be entertained because of the nature of this product!

You will get a PDF (6MB) file

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