This time I used gray waxed canvas (from ALFrancesTextiles) and navy cork (from Sew Sweetness).
After spending five years in Portland, it is a city near and dear to their hearts. I had purchased some of Violet Craft's "Waterfront Park" fabric years ago, particularly the print that has line drawings of the bridges which Portland is known for. It was perfect for pockets, lining and straps.
The backpack in use--Chicago