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Cat Backpack Free Pattern

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Cat Backpack Free Pattern
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From the Blogger: "Make an adorable Cat Toddler Backpack with this free pattern! Any little kitty lover will be thrilled to carry their treasures in their new backpack! Backpack features adjustable straps, top gusset zipper, and is fully lined. This project is just purrrfect for confident beginners. Materials include Flex Foam to help backpack keep its shape even when in use! Estimated time to complete this Cat Backpack is an afternoon, and your little one will say MEEE-OWWW!"

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Time to CompleteIn an evening

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The foam really helps this to keep it's cute shape! As an alternative, fabric paints could be used for the cat face, or even large safety eyes or buttons for the eyes. Also, you could cut the nose, eyes and whiskers out of contrasting colored fabric and sew it on with a simple zigzag stitch. The whiskers could even be made with decorative cord as an alternative to embroidering it on. I have used fabric paints in the past and actually got some cute animal faces that the kids help create. Such a clever idea.. Love it!

This pattern is recommended for confident beginners but it seems fairly straight forward. The only obstacle I can see is sewing in a zipper, although there are plenty of tutorials on You Tube to cover this in detail. Theres a bit of embroidery involved as well, but the cat features to embroider are provided on the downloadable pattern so you dont have to rely on your drawing skills. I think its a great result and I can just imagine a little pre schooler proudly wearing this on the first day at school.


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