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Bella Convertible Backpack

Regular price $12.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $12.00 USD

Bella is the bag of all bags. She can be a backpack, an oversized hand bag, a diaper bag, an overnight bag or even your poolside/beach bag. She's an amazing size (large enough to carry a 15" laptop) and has ALL the pockets.

Bella has two exterior zipper pockets, an exterior slip pocket, the flap is a pocket, an interior zipper pocket, a zip & slip pocket, and several interior slip pockets.

Finished Size: 15 x 13 x 5 inches (WxHxD)

Skill level: Intermediate

Pattern includes a video tutorial.




  • 1 ½ yard             Faux Leather/Vinyl, Leather, Fabric, Cork, Canvas
  • 1 ½ yard             Woven for lining (I prefer waterproof canvas because it doesn’t require interfacing)
  • 1 ½ yard              Decovil light
  • 16” x 5”              Peltex or Decovil Heavy for base



  • 4                           1” Square rings or D-rings
  • 3                           Magnetic Snaps
  • 2                           11” #5 zipper
  • 1                           16” #5 zipper for the Flap Closure
  • 1                           18” #5 zipper (if using Front Exterior A1) for the interior closure
  • 1                           Zipper end (if using Front Exterior A1)
  • 1                           14”  #5 zipper for the Lining Zipper Pocket
  • 6 Optional          1” Strap ends for detachable Backpack Straps and Handle
  • 4                           1” Lobster or spring clasps for the detachable Backpack Straps
  • 2                           1” Rectangle slider for the detachable Backpack Straps
  • 4                           Purse feet



  • Double-sided tape
  • Clips
  • Pins
  • Iron or heat press for interfacing
  • Scissors or rotary cutter
  • Fray Check if using quilted cotton
  • Chalk marker or disappearing pen
  • Edge paint (optional)
  • Ruler


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