The Range Backpack Sewing Experience Gift

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  • Regular price £65.00

Make your friends jealous with this beautiful Range backpack.

The perfect sized bag for day to day combined with style and

practicality it’s the perfect Backpack. With a zipped pocket

front, an internal pocket in the lining and a beautiful role top

finish we will guide you through from start to finish of this make.

This is a gift experience and is held in Ocean Studios in Plymouth. Once purchased we will email you a PDF for you to print and gift at your leisure. If you would like us to print and post to you we can do this please contact us after purchase. The PDF will be emailed within 24 hrs of your purchase with its one unique booking number. 

Booking for this expereince is essential. 

Please note if you buy this as a gift and they really don't like the chosen activity this can be transferred to another activity.

We are not able to offer refunds on any gift experiences bought. 

Workshop Description 

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


Lizzy will guide you 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 in between workshop evenings. 


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