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Desmond backpack pattern: back, side, front views

Home of the Desmond!

The Desmond backpack is perfect for your next adventure, whether that be a weekend getaway, trip to the market, or commute to the office. It’s big enough for all of your essentials, but small enough to use as an airplane carry-on, easily fitting in under seat storage as well as in overhead bin space.

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Welcome! Hi, I’m Taylor!

I created this blog to document my experience learning how to design and make my own clothes. I also design bag patterns and have a supply shop that sells my backpack pattern, jeans buttons, rivets, and bag hardware. Check it out!

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