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Easy Hobo Bag Patterns - 19 Free designs
And what's great about a hobo bag, also known as a sling or slouch bag, is that it
can easily hold lots of stuff, even if it's a smaller bag. And because of its slouchy,
unstructured style, choose this type of bag when you're looking for a more casual
bag to carry.
And what makes these bags so easy to whip up is that most of them have just two
pattern pieces, with the handle designed as part of the body of the bag. Therefore,
there's no need to spend time cutting out and attaching a separate handle. Plus,
none of these bags has a zipper closure, which saves you the hassle of needing to
set a zipper into your bag. And these particular bags are designed to either be left
open, like a tote bag, or to close simply with a snap or button. And if a design has
inner pockets, you can of course feel free to omit these for a faster project.
And because these bags have such simple construction, they can be a great project
for a beginner to sew. And if you are in fact a beginner, you may find the following
Before turning your bag right side out, clip the seam allowances along the top curve
of the bag. This will give you a smoother seam once the bag is turned. Also, if you
choose a contrasting fabric for the inner lining of your bag and you want your bag
to be washable, you may want to pre-wash your fabrics first so they'll be more
Make a quick and easy hobo bag with this collection of nineteen free and easy hobo
bag patterns gathered from all over the web! So if you need a quick and easy diy
gift, are looking for a way to use up your fabric stash, or just want the satisfaction
of a completed project, a bag project like this may be just what you're looking for.
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Please scroll down the page for the links to the free patterns.