SnackPack Sewing Pattern
- The SnackPack measures approximately 5.5" wide x 8" tall x 2.5" deep.
- This insulated snack-sized cooler bag features a mesh pocket for an ice pack and fits a variety of slim bottles, fruit and yogurt pouches, and single serve snacks. (See photos for size references!)
- There is a mesh pocket on the back for a small ice pack.
- The "Backpack" straps are simply for fun! They are meant to be cute and whimsical grab handles, not functional backpack straps.
- Pattern instructions are 14 pages with bright, clear, color photographs plus 7 pages of pattern pieces which must be printed at home on letter/A4 sized paper and assembled. Measurements are given for rectangular pieces.
- This pattern is designed and sewn on a domestic sewing machine. An industrial sewing machine is not required for the materials suggested.
- The back seam is finished with bias tape binding using a simplified method.
- Fabrics suggested: Domestic friendly canvas or quilting cotton exterior with a quilting cotton lining
- This is a PDF Sewing Pattern.
- You must be able to save and print a PDF file.
- Download link is provided after purchase.
- Sorry, no refunds on digital products.
The SnackPack is a mini insulated cooler bag that will hold a small drink and single-serve snacks. It's perfect for school kids who have a morning or afternoon snack or toddlers who need food with them at all times. I live in the middle of nowhere, so I always take a small drink and a few snacks with me, and it's perfect for that! The mesh pocket on the back holds a small ice pack upright to keep everything cold. The "backpack" grab handles are just for fun (not functional backpack straps) but they give this bag a unique look that is worthy of a little giggle (that we ALL need so much right now!) You could also substitute fusible fleece or cotton batting to make a matching packing cube. I've found it perfectly holds one diaper, travel wipes, and a change of clothes for my 1 year old! I toss that in my purse for the school run and I don't need a diaper bag!
I think these would be a really whimsical (but useful!) craft fair item. They only take 1/3 yard of each material and are pretty quick to cut and sew!
As with all Dog Under My Desk patterns, this bag has been designed and tested on a domestic sewing machine (Bernina 570) and the detailed photo instructions are accessible to visual learners. This particular bag is best for advanced beginner sewists.
Click here for the YouTube video tutorial.
Fabric and hardware used in photos shown:
Cars canvas print from Premier Prints
Star canvas print from Premier Prints
Purple and turquoise floral cotton woven from More Me Know
Mesh and elastic from ByAnnie
Metallic zipper tape and pulls from More Me Know
Nylon YKK zippers from Wawak
1/3 yard exterior fabric (canvas, denim, linen, quilting cotton)
1/3 yard lining fabric (quilting cotton)
1 yard 20” wide woven fusible interfacing (Pellon SF-101 or equivalent)
1/3 yard insulated batting (InsulFleece or InsulBrite)
(Optional) 1/4 yard of mesh fabric (6.25” x 6.25” piece)
(Optional) 8” of fold over elastic (FOE) for mesh pocket
One 16” (or longer) double pull #4.5 or #5 nylon zipper OR 16” #4.5 or #5 nylon zipper tape with two zipper pulls
One package of extra wide double fold bias tape (or 28” of hand made bias tape) for binding