The ‘Range Backpack Workshop’


Join us for this fabulous course to Make the gorgeous Range Backpack by Noodlehead.

You will be guided through every aspect of this bag making to produce your very own unique fantastic bag.
A great bag with a satisfying professional finish but is relatively easy once you get going.

Please note this course may require some work being completed at home.
This class is suitable for those with some sewing experience ( able to thread and sew a seam on a sewing machine) .

What You will learn:

Drafting a bag pattern

Working with more stable fabrics

Inserting a zip

Working with hardware

Bag construction

What you will need to bring

Requirements based on 44"-wide fabric.

¾ yard (½ yard if 54"-wide fabric) Exterior Fabric

½ yard Contrast Bottom Fabric

1 ½ yards Lining Fabric (includes exterior closure, straps, and interior pocket)

3 ½ yards Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 - 20″-wide)

1 yard Medium-Weight Fusible Interfacing (Pellon 809 - 44" wide) ^


(2) 1 ½"-wide rectangle rings & (2) 1 ½"-wide strap sliders (1) 8" zipper for front zippered pocket (2) 1″-wide d-rings (we can supply a kit for these please advise when booking)

Recommended Fabrics: Waxed canvas (10-12 oz. weight), cork fabric, cotton canvas, cotton/linen canvas, denim for exterior and contrast bottom Quilting cotton for lining fabric.^=omit if using waxed canvas/cork

Additional supplies + tools: Polyester thread, water-soluble pen/tailor's chalk, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, glue pen (Sewline glue pen is my favorite), size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle, turning tool, (optional) 9" length of 1"-wide cotton webbing/leather (replaces Hang Loop cut from Lining fabric),

What we supply

The pattern by noodlehead

We are here to advise you with fabric choices so please do ask us for advise.

With the sample we used a dry waxed oilskin fabric from Merchant and mills, it works in beautifully as this bag.


Advanced beginner or intermediate


6 hours