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pinklrt
« on: June 14, 2008 05:51:16 PM »

I whipped up this little backpack for my 3-year-old daughter to use as a carry-on bag for our vacation last week. I used a coloring book to get the approximate measurements and then completely winged it from there. I'm pretty happy with how it turned out and my 3-year-old was pretty thrilled to have a backpack that was full of fun airplane toys.

I was able to make the bag itself from 2 Fat Quarters, plus scraps for the front pockets. I used fusible fleece to give the bag some shape, then embellished with colorful buttons. The flap closes with Velcro.

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I especially like the flowers on the lower left pocket.  Grin

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The buttons are just decorative on the straps. I sewed the straps several times to make sure they were sturdy, so the buttons just hide all those extra stitches.

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2008 05:54:24 PM »

 Smiley  Adorable backpack. I just love the way you put the buttons together. Very pretty
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2008 06:40:56 PM »

That is just too cute!!!!!!!!  I'll bet she carries her stuff in it everywhere now!!!
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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2008 03:22:06 PM »

How darling!  I love it!  YOu are such a good mom! Enjoy your vacation!
Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2008 06:46:47 PM »

This is so adorable. I love how you did the front. I bet your daughter wears it proudly.
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