Drawstring Backpack for Kids

Price: 60.00


Friday, July 19th 2024
9:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


Pocono Sew & Vac
567 Main Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360


Lauren H.

Skill Level: FOR AGES 8 & UP - Confident Beginner – must have previous sewing experience.

In this class we will make this fun and functional drawstring backpack that features a zippered pocket. This class will cover more advanced sewing techniques such as inserting zippers, creating boxed corners, and using pattern pieces. Finished measurements will be approx. 15.5” x 11” x 4”. Perfect for the beach, school, or sporting events!

Supply List:

  • Sewing Machine in good working order and knowledge of how to thread it and wind a bobbin
  • Bagged Lunch
  • Zipper Presser Foot (Most machines come with a zipper foot. Not sure if you have one? Give us a call! We can tell you if this was included with your machine, or if you need to purchase one.)
  • ¼” Presser Foot
  • 5/8 yard Main Fabric (top exterior part of bag)
  • ¼ Accent Fabric (for bottom contrast on exterior of bag)
  • ½ yard Lining Fabric
  • Matching Thread
  • Zipper at least 12” long (no metal teeth. Coats & Clark zippers work best – available at PS&V)
  • Pins
  • Tape Measure
  • Erasable/Removable Marking Pen/Pencil
  • Seam Ripper (most machines come with a seam ripper)
  • Fabric Scissors
  • 80/12 universal sewing needle
  • 90/14 denim sewing needle

Cording for straps will be provided by the instructor.

Questions? Please contact Lauren at 570-421-4580 or [email protected]

Class Cancellation Policy

To reserve a seat, all Pocono Sew & Vac classes must be paid in full upon registration. In the event that a student needs to cancel their reservation for a class, they should notify PS&V at least 7 days in advance (by phone) to be eligible for a full refund. Cancellations made less than 7 days before class will not be issued a refund.

If a class does not have the minimum number of participants 7 days prior to class day, the teacher will cancel class. The customer will be fully refunded within 7 to 10 business days. Any questions call PS&V at 800-442-8227.

Some classes require homework to be done before class, such as cutting/prepping fabrics. If homework is required, it will be posted in the class description. Please read the class description thoroughly before signing up before a class. If homework is not done by the start of class, you will not be able to attend, and a refund will not be issued. If you have any questions regarding class homework, please call the store and we will be happy to help.