Bellflower Backpack - November 2018

The Bellflower is a medium-sized backpack with a double flap on the front, one for the main closure of the bag and a second smaller flap for the exterior front pocket. The top flap has a turn lock closure and the second flap has a magnetic snap closure.

It has two adjustable shoulder straps and a top carry handle inserted into oblong grommets. The top carry handle is optional and does not affect the usability of the bag.

Depending on your fabric selections, you can achieve either a casual or a more formal look. 

 

Supplies:

Exterior fabric: 

1/2 yard Exterior fabric 1
1/2 yard Exterior fabric 2/Vinyl/Cork

Lining fabric:

1 yard Lining fabric

Interfacing:

4 yards Fusible woven interfacing (20” wide)
1 yard Foam interfacing (20” wide)
1/4 yard Fusible fleece (45” wide)
8.5” W x 2.75” H Firm Sew-in Stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 70/Stiff Stuff interfacing)

Notions and Supplies:

(2) 1” Rectangle slides
(2) 1” Rectangle rings
(1) 18mm magnetic snap
(1) small turn lock
(2) oval grommets or top edge connectors
(1) 8” zipper (#3 dress zipper)
Fabric glue or double sided tape
Fray check

How to install screw together grommets:

Inspiration Gallery

 Chera Phipody at Phipody

Michelle Wilkinson Tripp at Barabooboo

 

 

Wendy Dunham at WD Designs

  

Tara Sinclair at UhOh Creations

 

Courtney Bush at Skull and Thread

 

Line Vienneau

  

Abbe Coury at Just An E

 

Casey White of Rounds and Stitches

 

Melissa Patterson from Handmade Millyn