If you want a practical backpack that looks more like a pretty handbag or accessory then the Batala Backpack is the bag for you. The Batala Backpack has proper pockets for your cellphone, keys etc and it has a sturdy center, so it holds it shape nicely despite the half circle sides which gives the beautiful folds on the sides. It’s such a handy size to replace your everyday handbag and it’s super comfortable to wear with it’s padded adjustable straps and you can easily hand carry it using the big D-ring.
You close it with a drawstring and a magnetic snap lock for the lid. On the backside, you have a safe zippered pocket for you to safely carry your important little things. The interior of the bag has a zippered pocket and an open pocket for your cellphone.
The Batala Backpack is 12″ high by 7″ wide, and can be made by a sewer with basic sewing skills. If you are not sure how to work with eyelets then the instructions included with the pattern show you how.