Finished size: 15 1/2″ high x 12″ wide x 5 1/2″ deep (40cm h x 30cm w x 14cm d)
Skill level: Intermediate – some bag making experience is required
Recommended fabrics: 10-12oz (340-400gsm) Waxed canvas for the exterior and 18oz (600gsm) waterproof canvas for the lining – you’ll see that many of the testers used cork or vinyl for the exterior instead. Provided your machine can handle the thickness, these would be great alternatives to use.
Selling bags: You can sell bags made from this design on a home-based production scale.
Optional pockets: Exterior & lining zip pockets, bottle pocket & laptop strap (the laptop strap is designed to hold a laptop that’s within a protective sleeve, the bag does not include padding for a laptop)
Hardware Kits: Available here
Australian customers can get hardware kits from Online Bag Supplies
This is NOT a finished bag. This is a digital sewing pattern to download and print at home to help you create your own bag.
The Sedron is a great backpack for teenagers and adults alike and was designed by Adam, as he wanted a rustic and hardwearing design. It’s a unisex design but it’s an ideal bag to make for the men if your life as we so often struggle to find bag patterns suited to men.
It’s sized to fit a standard paper binder and a medium size laptop. Instructions are included for an interior bottle pocket, exterior and interior zip pockets and a laptop strap. The bag doesn’t include padding for a laptop, but the strap is designed to hold a laptop that’s within a protective sleeve. The bag also features a small grab handle that’s built into the straps. This grab handle is designed to fit 2 or 3 fingers and is suitable for grabbing the bag, but not designed for hanging or holding it.
We’ve rated it as intermediate. It’s a massive bag, which takes some time to construct.
Due to the size, we recommend using waxed canvas (12oz/400gsm) for the exterior fabric and heavyweight (18oz/600gsm) waterproof canvas for the lining. Using these materials means you won’t need to interface anything and will only need a small amount of stabiliser. This keeps the cost down and also saves you time. You’ll need to have some bag making experience to create this bag.
The main stabiliser is for the base and the back panel. For this you can use Peltex 71, Decovil Heavy or foam. We use a new method that means you won’t need to fuse or sew in the stabiliser. There’s also some foam in the pattern, which is used for padding the shoulders.
This is a PDF digital sewing pattern in English available for instant download. See the “DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS” page for details on how to download your pattern after purchase.
This pattern is written using both imperial (inches) and metric (centimeteres) measurements.
Included in the photos are bags made by our pattern testers. Please be aware that some of the testers have made small modifications to their bags. Instructions for these modifications are not included in the pattern.
*Measurements do not account for directional fabrics
As this is an electronic product, we cannot process refunds or returns as it cannot be returned once delivered. This pattern, once purchased, is not to be shared or reproduced in any way.
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