The Explorer - PDF Sewing Pattern

The Explorer - PDF Sewing Pattern


The Explorer Backpack is the ultimate bag for being on-the-go and hands free. Whether it is for school, work or just the daily commute, The Explorer will hold it all! The long zipper closure secures the roomy interior, keeping all your belongings in one place. Store your most accessed objects in the front exterior zipper pocket, along with the two side pockets on the gusset.
The Explorer Backpack has thick, padded straps that rest comfortably on your shoulders. The adjustable straps make it easy to personalize the length.

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A note about choosing fabrics: This pattern is written for use with canvas fabric and quilter’s weight cotton. We use interfacing to add stiffness and structure to the bag. If you decide to use only quilter’s weight cotton for the entire bag, you may need to use heavier interfacing.

This pattern includes 16 pages of clear, thorough instructions and 60 color photos to help you along the way. Printable on 8-1/2" by 11" paper. Once you purchase the listing, you'll be given instructions on how to download the pattern immediately. 

Materials needed for this project: 
- 1-1/2 yds (44” wide) medium - heavy weight fabrics, such as canvas or denim
- 1-1/2 yds (44” wide) - quilter’s Cotton or other light weight fabric
- Medium Weight Fusible Interfacing: 2 yds
- Fusible Fleece: 1/4 yd
- (2) 1-1/4” moving bar slides
- (1) 30” handbag zipper, preferably a double-pull
- (1) 9” zipper

We just know you'll love this bag and will want to make them in a rainbow of colors for yourself and all your friends. You may sell your items made with this pattern, but only on a home-based, small-production scale, and we ask that you give Studio M Squared desgin credit. Absolutely no manufacturing permitted.  

Reproduction of this pattern without consent from Studio M Squared is prohibited. Copyright 2017 Studio M Squared.