A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest
News from Internet Brands:
Closing the Craftster Community on December 19, 2019.
Read the details here.
Total Members: 323,619
Currently Running With Scissors:
235 Guests and 0 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials Crafting Calendar City Guides

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: More small knapsacks and the debut of my large-sized knapsack!  (Read 2414 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit  
leather and lace
« on: December 31, 2012 03:07:39 PM »

HALLELUJAH! My holiday crafting is finally done, as of 2 A.M. this morning Tongue. Some of you may have seen my superhero knapsack awhile back. Well, since I made it I've been getting tons of requests for them. I made four for my cousins as Christmas presents--- three small and one large (for an example of a large one, check this out)


This one is for my cousin Wesley. His is just like mine but with black duck cloth:

This one is for my new step-cousin Kyle. His is a little more conservative:

I really wish I would've done a simple square pattern in white on the outside, sort of like the next one, but alas, I forgot Sad

Here is the one for Brianna:

That's probably the worst hand-embroidered B ever, but she won't mind Tongue
the plaid is brown and teal, it's kind of hard to see

And the most complicated one goes to my cousin Hannah. She needed a larger bag she could use at college because her old, store-bought knapsack was falling apart. Prepare yourselves for picture overload:


W/O Flap:



With stuff:

The small ones each have one large compartment, a 5"x5" zipper pocket, a magnetic closure, and a round bottom. They measure 8" wide x 11" high x 6" deep.

The large one has a large compartment, three inner lining pockets, a 10"x7" zipper pocket, two (differently sized) elastic bottle pockets, two snap-closure flap pockets, two buckle closures, and a semi-structured rectangular bottom. It measures 10" wide x 16" high x 8" deep.

C&C is welcomed and encouraged Cheesy. Because of the amount of requests I've had for these bags, I've been thinking about starting an Etsy store. What do you think? Would you buy one?

Here is my other Christmas sewing project: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=418500.0
« Last Edit: December 31, 2012 03:32:15 PM by leather and lace » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 5707
Joined: 03-Oct-2009

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2012 03:50:19 PM »

Wow, these are really really gorgeous.  I am super impressed and I love the last one especially. (Also, the 'B' looks fabulous!)
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2013 09:06:04 AM »

Those are seriously amazing knapsacks!  Well done!  You have lucky relatives.

I am an apologist for the spiders.

Just treat me no differently than you would the Tarantula Queen.
Offline Offline

Posts: 4148
Joined: 28-Feb-2010

Retired Hairstylist/Crafter

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2013 12:00:32 PM »

Well done, they look professional done. I like the last one because it's bigger & love the pockets!!

Will do personal swaps!! I make Art Dolls/Junker Jane Dolls/Raggedy Ann & Andy Dolls/also TM Patches
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

Crafting Ideas
Crafting How-Tos
Crafting Ideas
Crafting Topics

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Christmas Crack
Meal Prep Monday: Black Eyed Pea and Squash Soup
Craftster Featured Projects - Dedicated to the People Who Made It

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Help | About | Press | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map | Do not sell my personal information

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org, © 2009-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands