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diy pineapple drawstring backpack

diy pineapple drawstring backpack

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With a bit of clever stitching, you can make a bag resembling that most delicious of tropical fruits, the pineapple.

Pineapples were named after pinecones, since that’s what they resembled to the European explorers who first encountered them in the Americas, back in the 1600s – but the original name of the tropical treat, ananas, comes from the South American Tupi word, nanas, meaning “excellent fruit”. We’re rather fond of the latter term, since pineapples do make for a truly excellent addition to a variety of desserts (and zesty beverages, too). Plus, they’re just damn cool to look at. If you also find the pineapple easy on the eye, perhaps you’d like to cop a squiz at this DIY drawstring backpack? With a few clever stitching techniques (and some cunning fabric choices), you can make a neat little bag resembling the fruit in question, and celebrating all that is zesty and delicious. Trundle over to the Make It Love It blog to see all the step-by-step instructions.