17 November 2019

$24.95

BB Hardback HB folder with PB book and 1 full-size reusable template in a pocket

8.5 x 11 inches

9781782217671

9781782217671

96 pages

Search Press

Build a Bag

The Build a Bag Book: Backpacks

by Debbie Shore

Praise for the Build a Bag series:

"These books are ideal for those new to bag making and will help readers grow their bag-making skills and confidence as they work through the projects. The plastic templates are a brilliant idea and a great bonus." - The Sewing Directory

New to the highly acclaimed Build a Bag series, Debbie Shore brings you a selection of 15 brilliant backpacks!

The 15 designs are created using the full-size rigid template contained within the book. It is easy-to-use, durable, reusable, wipe-clean and perfect for fussy cutting, plus it is simple to position and use there is no need to pin it.

The backpacks are made using different techniques, pockets, straps and fastenings to create 15 very different results. But why stop there? The template can also be used for your own design variations. As you mix and match the techniques covered within the book, Debbie gives advice on how to adapt and create your own unique designs.

Each project in the book is explained using Debbie’s friendly style and easy-to-follow step-by-step photography, and there is also a comprehensive techniques section and a guide to using the template.

Book Contents

Introduction 6
Understanding the template 8
Materials 10
Tools 12
Hardware 14
Techniques 14
Debbie’s top tips 20
Oops! 21
The Projects 22
Clip pocket rucksack 22
Drawstring button backpack 30
Laminated crossover bag 34
Piped rucksack 40
Nautical backpack 46
Bear pocket backpack 50
Simple drawstring bag 56
Quilted backpack 60
Bound rucksack 64
Bear drawstring bag 68
Tie pocket rucksack 72
Two-tone drawstring backpack 76
Cuddly bear backpack 80
Zipped backpack 84
Convertible tote bag 88
A little extra something 92
Glossary 94
Index 96

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