Cozy Cakes Backpack Pattern with Pillow Option


Stitch up this adorable cupcake backpack for that special someone in your life!  The Cozy Cakes Backpack pattern features a realistic looking cupcake wrapper and ruffle “frosting”.  There is an elasticized inside pocket, adjustable straps, and a zippered closure for keeping treasures securely inside.  The pattern includes bonus instructions for making a cupcake pillow (the paper version of the pattern will have hyperlinks to online instructions! All this and a cherry on top!

 Get design ideas in the Cozy Cakes Gallery

Sew along with me!  Find a complete sew along for this pattern on my blog.  

PDF Pattern pieces are sized to print on standard 8.5 x 11″ sheets of paper. 19 pages.

$7.99 – pdf download – links to download your pattern will be emailed to you after purchase
– paper pattern

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Finished size: 8w x 9h x 6.5d”


–          3/4  yard* of Fabric #1- for cupcake wrapper, back, bottom, interior back, interior bottom and straps
                 Suggested fabric:  quilting cotton or light to medium   weight home decor
–          1 1/8 yards* of Fabric #2 – for interior and exterior cupcake dome,  ruffle “frosting” and interior pocket
                 Suggested fabric: quilting cottons or light weight home decor
–          1/2 yard – 20″ Heavy-weight, double-sided fusible interfacing (recommended: Peltex #72F Ultra Firm)
–          1/8 yard of medium-weight, one-sided fusible interfacing (recommended: Peltex Craft-Fuse #808)
–          5 x 13 1/2″ piece of batting for handles
–          6″ square of red felt or fabric for cherry
–          Scrap of brown felt for cherry stem
–          1 – 12″ zipper
–          1 – 7″ piece of 1/2″ wide elastic for pocket
–          9 1/2″ piece of 1/2″  ribbon for zipper grab tabs and hanger loop
–          24″ of 1″ nylon strapping for adjustable portion of straps
–          Large handful of stuffing for cherry
–          4 – 1 1/4″ D- rings
–          Coordinating thread for all fabrics
–          1/4″ wide fusible tape for applying zipper (optional)
–          Fray Check (optional)
* An additional 1/8 yard has been added to the minimum amount required to compensate for shrinkage and errors. Yardage based on 43” of usable fabric with a non-directional print.


–          Basic sewing, cutting & pressing equipment
–          Heavy Weight Needle
–          Hand sewing needle
–          Temporary making tool
–          Large Safety Pin
–          Ruffling  foot (optional)
–          Tube turner (optional)



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