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« on: July 05, 2013 11:37:39 AM »

A long time ago I found this tutorial to make a backpack purse: http://pinoyinoz.blogspot.com/2008/07/tutorial-city-backpack.html

It is exceptionally easy to follow and you end up with a beautiful bag afterwards! I had someone ask if it could be made larger to accommodate a mom and her many baby items. So, I followed all the same steps except I added 2" to each of the pieces: length and width to create a roomier bag that will hold much more!!  I also added pockets to the inside, a zipper pocket on one side for Mom's essentials and two bottle pockets on the other side. And if you don't have a baby, these pockets ares till great for water bottles or sippy cups. These are NOT elastic but could easily be changed to that. I personally do not like elastic pockets so I stay far away from them! 


The front/side view showing the drawstring and accent stripe on the flap.


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Adjustable straps to fit Mom or Dad!


And another front view:


The backpack has a magnetic snap and drawstring closure with one of those sliders on it to keep it tight. I like the yellow and grey Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2013 01:05:58 PM »

This looks fantastic! I don't even have kids yet, but I want it!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2013 01:55:10 PM »

It's really lovely.
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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2013 04:56:48 PM »

Oh, great! It looks super nice and useful.
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« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2013 11:07:41 PM »

This is one of the best diaper bags ever - functional and attractive.  I love that it is baby appropriate without being baby-ish.  Great job.
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« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2013 02:09:04 PM »

I like the gray chevron with the yellow lining, this combination is so sweet!
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2013 03:13:13 PM »

Great job on the color combo.

I'm going to check out the tutorial and make one this weekend. 
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« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2013 06:02:42 PM »

I love  it!  Shocked

The color and pattern combo is very fresh and modern and you would never even tell it was a diaper bag. I'd love to have something like this to carry around at Uni instead of my painful shoulder bags.

Definitely going to check out that tutorial!
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« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2013 01:25:06 PM »

Dude, I just want that backpack in general! Love the fabric you picked for it as well. It's very modern and definitely does not scream diaper bag.
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« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2013 10:53:27 AM »

This is fantastic! I love the modern colors and fabrics.
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