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For the past 8 years, I have taught high schoolers to sew. Some while a public school teacher, some in my home through sewing lessons. One thing remained the same, the Traveling Backsak. This pattern is one that every student I had enjoyed and used quite frequently. It can be a great beginner pattern while still challenging the student to do new techniques.
This pattern is great for simple travel like to Grandparents or a trip to the library. You can use it to transport those all important ballet slippers or the soccer cleats. You can also adjust the straps on the pattern to fit the needs of your child and whatever age.
I will admit, this is a pattern that I have made for countless nieces and nephews, friends, children and my own little ones. My sister likes to use them for her children while they travel on planes and trains. They pack up all their precious cargo and can entertain themselves for hours.
The pattern has a simple divided front pocket and the finished measurements come out to be 15" x 13". You can grab the pattern for free in our GYCT Designs Craftsy Shop. The pattern comes with step-by-step full color photo instructions, pattern measurements AND/OR printable pattern pieces. It is up to you what you choose.