Rosie Mini Backpack sewing pattern (2 versions with videos)

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Rosie Mini Backpack sewing pattern (2 versions with videos)

The Park Mini Backpack is the perfect size for taking along on a day trip where you need to keep your hands free while carrying the necessary items needed to make your day enjoyable! It has a generous front zipper pocket with a more secure zipper pocket in the back. The main zipper compartment opens to a generous size interior with a slip pocket.

Cutting charts are provided to make the backpack in two versions. Version 1 is made with 100% Cotton Quilting Fabric making it domestic sewing machine friendly while Version 2 is made form 100% Cotton Quilting Fabric and vinyl which is better suited for heavier duty sewing machines, because of the thicker seams.

Rosie Mini Backpack sewing pattern (2 versions with videos)

Sizing info:
The Backpack measures approximately 8.5″ wide by 10″ high by 4″ deep.

Video tutorials:
The designer has produced a YouTube video for each of the two versions. There are timestamps below the video tutorial to help you navigate to each step in the pattern.

The video for version one is 1-hour and 34-minutes long and can be viewed below:

The video for version two (with vinyl) is 1-hour and 28-minutes long and can be viewed below:

The project is best suited for 100% Cotton Quilting Fabric and Vinyl and is interfaced with Pellon SF101 and Pellon FF77. Fabric requirements along with all the Hardware and Notions you will need are listed below as well as in the PDF pattern.

Materials Needed for Version 1:

Materials Needed for Version 2:

  • 100% Cotton Quilting Fabric:
  • Exterior Main Fabric – 2/3 Yard,
  • Lining Fabric – 3/4 Yard,
  • Vinyl:
  • A piece of Vinyl that measures 22″ Wide x 18″ High,
  • Interfacing:
  • Pellon SF101 – 2.25 Yards,
  • Pellon FF77 Flex Foam – 1 yard,
  • Hardware:
  • #5 Continuous Zipper Tape – 1 Yard,
  • Three #5 Zipper Pulls,
  • Two 1″ Adjustable Strap Sliders,
  • Two 1″ Rectangle Rings,
  • 1″ Wide Seat Belt Webbing – 2 Yards.
Rosie Mini Backpack sewing pattern (2 versions with videos)

Thread, Wonder Clips, Erasable marking Tool, Point Turner, Stiletto, Hand Sewing Needles, Seam Ripper, Rotary Cutter with Ruler and Mat, Scissors, 1/8″ & 1/2″ Double Sided Adhesive Tape, Fray Check, Glass Head Pins, Zipper Foot for Sewing Machine, General Sewing Supplies

The pattern:
You must have a printer to print the pattern and an internet connection to view the Video Tutorial. The pattern gives all the instructions along with the pattern pieces to make the Park Mini Backpack.

The PDF pattern contains 18 pages of step-by-step written instructions with color illustrations on how to construct the Park Mini Backpack. There is also a companion video tutorial for constructing the Mini Backpack which you can access from within the PDF file or watch above.

If you would like to download the 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.