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DIY Backpacks That Are Awesome and Practical

Backpacks and book bags are neat because they’re practical, but they can also be very stylish. Well, surprise! They can also be an awesome outlet for your DIY skills! Check out these great DIY backpacks that are simple to make if you have some basic sewing knowledge.

1. Drawstring backpack with a front pocket

Drawstring backpack with a front pocket

Yours backpack doesn’t have to be chevron like this one, but it sure is a good look! This bag’s drawstring makes it easy to get into, and there’s even  a pocked on the front for quick access. Find out how to make it on Trash to Couture.

2. Bustle backpack

Bustle backpack

This adorably ruffled backpack by Me Sew Crazy sits right where an old fashioned bustle would. If you have a dress the same colour as your bag, it’ll look like part of your outfit!

3. Drawstring fish backpack

Drawstring fish backpack

Drawstring topped bags are nice and easy for kids to use, and they’ll also love this fish pattern by Tried & True.

4. Polka dot backpack

Polka dot backpack

Hello Bee shows you how easy it is to customize a backpack in a way that’s both stylish and fun to do, even for your kids.

5. Hound’s tooth doggy backpack

Houndstooth doggy backpack