I love sewing and designing - I was shopping at my local fabric store and came across this amazing red cotton fabric. I just had to turn it into something great. After watching all of my favorite 1940's movie this weekend - I was inspired to use the fabric and make a modern day glamorous verson of a rucksake. Think Huckleberry Fin with high heels and lip stick!! It was very easy to make - you can make almost any size. Figure out how big you want it - cut out 2 perfect squares. Here is the link to the pattern and the directions.

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  1. That is so fantatic -- I too love the vintage and can't wait to make myself a bag! :)K

  2. this bag is fabu! I'm gonna feature it on my blog tonight. I want to make one when I get my new sewing machine in a few days--what were the dimensions of YOUR square and handle?

  3. melissa - I believe it 42 x 42 a perfect square. Let me look at see what it was and I will let you know!!!

  4. merci beaucoup pour ce beau sac!!!!!

  5. Very neat! I have carried a bag 'hobo style' using a gorgeous cane as the stick and get interesting reactions; wonder if anyone else has experience of this.

  6. this is so cute! love your pics almost as much as the bag. :)

  7. Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful idea! Your photos, too, are superb.

  8. what a loverly bag and I adore what you are wearing, as well as your wall color and your art. Nice very nice. Thank you for stopping by my blog, by the bye.

  9. What are the ending dimensions of this bag? It is a gorgeous shape!

  10. Thank you ever so much for your graciousness and this pattern. You are so very giving.

  11. Lindo!!! Parabéns - publiquei em meu blog (rosefrey.wordpress.com). ;D

  12. Am I blind? I can't find the link. Little help please.

  13. This article have well and informative detail about the rucksack jut keep posting.


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