20 Free Backpack Patterns and Tutorials


Hi sewing friends! It’s no secret that I have a slight obsession with sewing backpacks. They are so fun to make, and it’s always a satisfying project to complete! Today I’m sharing some backpack sewing inspiration with 20 of the very best free backpack patterns and tutorials on the web!

Wanderlust Rucksack from Sew Modern Bags

Unicorn Backpack Free Pattern from Sew Much Ado

Free Toddler Backpack Pattern

DIY Toddler Backpack from Vikalpah

Convertible Purse / Backpack from Life Sew Savory

Cat Backpack Free Pattern from Sew Much Ado

cat backpack free pattern

Small Backpack Pattern from So Sew Easy

Heart Backpack Free Pattern from Sew Much Ado

Drawstring Backpack Tutorial from Sweet Red Poppy

Bunny Backpack Free Pattern from Sew Much Ado

Summer Backpack from Polka Dot Chair

City Backpack from Heart of Mary

Pineapple Backpack from Stitched by Crystal (posted on Make It and Love It)

Nothing But a Hound Dog Backpack from Melly Sews

DIY Backpack from Trash to Couture

Toddler Backpack from Crazy Little Projects

Hooded Beach Towel Backpack from Andrea’s Notebook

Easy Backpack Tutorial from Prima

Little Hitchhiker’s Backpack from Fabricworm

Toddler Backpack from Upcraft Club

Rucksack Tutorial from Seemannsgarn

There you have it! Find more fun sewing inspiration with Sew Much Ado’s tutorials, free patterns, and pattern shop!

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  1. Thank you so much for offering these free patterns and tutorials. It is such an amazing thing that people will share and share alike. Retains my faith in people in general. It gets hard too often in this time of history to remember there are still decent people in this world especially women I think. Plus to share your knowledge of such cute and amazing patterns. You are a wonderful person and your ideas are adorable. Thanks again so much.

  2. These are amazing patterns made more so by the fact that they are FREE! Thank you so much for sharing these, I definitely will be making a few!

  3. Thanks a lot for this post! It really helps me! In the near future I plan to sew jean backpack for autumn – now I found great idea and pattern. Regards from Poland :)

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