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Fabric Crafts - Sewing Crafts - Child’s Drawstring Backpack

This backpack is perfect for small kids to carry their things in. It has a drawstring opening that can be closed and the straps on the sides will hold the backpack securly on their bodies. This backpack has a cotton lining to give it more durability. You can choose instead a fabric that is water resistent if you like.



Sewing Craft - Fabric Drawstring Backpack for Kids - closed
Tip: This bag makes a wonderful shoe bag as well for those travelling with baggage.

Sewing Craft - Fabric Drawstring Backpack for Kids - open
This is how the bag looks when open

For this project you will need:

- two coordinating pieces of fabric measuring 60 cm
  (24 inches) x  27 cm (10.8 inches) each
- 2 pieces of matching cording measuring each 11 cm
  (4.4 inches)
- 2 pieces of matching cording measuring 1.20 meters
  (48 inches) each
- matching thread
- quilters ruler
- standard sewing supplies


The step-by-step tutorial in the link below will demonstrate how the backpack is made. You may choose to adjust the size of the fabric or the lengths of the cording to fit your own purposes or for an older child.

Illustrated Craft Tutorial:

Child's Small Backpack Tutorial

Child’s Drawstring Backpack Tutorial



More Crafts, Decorating Ideas, Projects and Templates for Summer:

Summer Paper Crafts

Summer Crafts for Kids

Summer Wood Crafts

Summer General Crafts

Summer Textile Crafts

Birthday and Greeting Cards

Patriotic Crafts

Maritime Crafts

Kids Rainy Day Crafts

Jewelry Crafts

Nature Crafts

Recycling Crafts

Summer Craft Templates, Patterns and Coloring Book Pages






A Selection of Summer Textile Crafts

Needle Felted Styrofoam Owl
Sparkling Felt Fish
Baby Fabric Ball
Bean Bag Crab
Bean Bag Frog
Colorful Fabric Mini-Lights Garland
Crawling Felt Lizard
Drawstring Backpack for Kids
Elegant and Lacy Fabric Heart
Felt Dog Key Ring Charm
Felt Frog Ornament
Felt Ice Cream Cone Pin
Felt Pig Ornament
Felt Strawberry Potpourri Hanger
Needle Felted Tropical Fish
Pom-Pom Apple Tree
Pom-Pom Lady Bug
Pom-Pom Pig
Soft Fabric Box Using Rag Quilting Technique
Strawberry Potholder Sewing Project


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