Then, a meltdown begins:
Finally, it's just a puddle of melting boy on the floor:Anyway, I absolutely LOVE how this came out! The pattern was very straightforward and easy to read. The pattern calls for a medium to heavy weight fabric but I made things a bit harder on myself by choosing a light weight cotton fabric. I wanted the backpack to really hold its shape so I lined it with heavy weight interfacing. Then, to hide the interfacing on the inside, I had to use another piece of light weight fabric. This made for some thick sewing but my machine handled it just fine.