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Backpack Lena is a small and flexible 3-in-1 backpack that can be worn as a backpack, shoulder bag or crossbody bag, or carried by hand thanks to its variable strap and handle options.
The designer gives you the option with the Lena 3-in-1 pattern to sew a trendy shopper with carrying handles, or a crossbody bag that can also be worn as a backpack. You can also choose between different bag openings, slip pockets or zipper pockets inside and instructions for sewing different straps for your bag. Very versatile!
The design gives you plenty of options for color-blocking, using your favorite prints, or using up scraps to create a colorful design. Although of course it looks equally good if you choose a classic style and sew it all in a single solid color too. Perhaps a solid for the work-week and go crazy with color to sew one for casual time at the weekends.
Check out this gallery for some ideas and inspiration.
It’s well suited for confident beginners due to its detailed instructions and offers many great variations for experienced and commercial sewers.
Lena has a size of approximately 13” (33 cm) high by 12” (31 cm) wide by 4” (10 cm) deep.
With your purchase you will receive the digital e-book instructions and the pattern in A4, US Letter and A0 formats. In the instructions you will find over fifity pages with illustrated designs and tips and tricks. Even better, the e-book is interactive, so you can easily jump back and forth between the different sections in the PDF.
If you would like to download the pdf pattern you can click on the blue button below.
And if you would like to see other bag sewing patterns from this designer then you can click on the red button below.
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