Toddler Backpack Sewing Pattern PDF



PLEASE NOTE: this pattern is a digital (PDF) sewing pattern. More info.

This little backpack is perfect for the preschool child! It stands just under a foot high and features adjustable padded straps, a quilted bottom, and zipper closure.

This 17-page sewing pattern eBook (PDF) includes:
  • thorough step-by-step instructions with full-color photographs and plenty of tips and hints.
  • special sections on adding a lining and enlarging the backpack for school-aged kids. 
  • a printable instruction summary sheet.
  • full-sized pattern pieces including seam allowances.

Instant Download: This digital eBook pattern will be sent to your e-mail address via instant download link as soon as payment is received. More info.

You will need:
  • 1/2 yd medium- to heavy-weight fabric (main)
  • 1/4 yard medium- to heavy-weight fabric (straps/bottom)
  • Optional: 1/2 yd lining fabric
  • 1/4 yd fleece or quilt batting for straps/bottom
  • 14" zipper
  • One package (approx. 2 1/2 yds) 1/2" bias tape piping
  • Two strap adjusters for 1" straps (or four 1" D-rings)
  • 3/4 yard 1" nylon strap (or 4" x 27" fabric to make your own strap)
  • Optional: double-fold bias tape binding for finishing inside seams


The Toddler Backpack has been featured in the following posts on my blog:
Toddler Backpack Sewing Pattern PDF
Backpack Madness
Little Truck Backpack
Toddler Backpack