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Slabtown Backpack Pattern

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The Slabtown is a heavy-duty rolltop backpack, built for adventurous makers. It features a spacious main compartment with quick-access zipper, front zipper pocket, adjustable leather backpack straps, and side pockets for water bottles.

  • Dimensions: 17 1/2" H (rolled down) / 24 1/2" H (extended) x 11" W x 5.5" D
  • 24.3 liters max capacity
  • Heavy-duty, water-resistant waxed canvas exterior
  • Fully-lined with natural army duck canvas
  • Spacious main compartment with quick-access zipper
  • Front zipper pocket
  • Side pocket for water bottles
  • Snap closures
  • Adjustable leather backpack straps
  • Additional 6" of capacity with rolltop extended

Skill Level: Advanced

MATERIALS + TOOLS NEEDED

Fabric: Mid-heavy canvas, waxed canvas or denim

  • Main Fabric: ¾ yd
  • Accent Fabric: ½ yd
  • Lining Fabric: ¾ yd

Tools: All available in the Slabtown Essential Tools Bundle

  • Round End Punch: ¾" + 1⅛" (or larger)
  • Leather Pen

Hardware + Notions: All available in the Slabtown Finishing Kits

  • (2) 12" Zippers with large hole in slider
  • (24) Med. ⅜" Tubular Rivets
  • (2) Small  ¼" Tubular Rivets
  • (2) ¾" Center Bar Buckles
  • (3) Line 24 Snaps
  • 1" Twill tape (1½ yards)
  • 3/16" Double-sided Leather Tape

Leather (See strap measurements in pattern): All available in the Slabtown Finishing Kits

  • 40" x 1⅛" Leather Stripes (8-10oz)
  • 100" x ¾" Leather Stripes (8-10oz)
  • 6" x 3" Leather Scrap (8-10oz)
  • 5" x 2" Leather Scrap (8-10oz)

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