Easy Sewing Pattern Hobo Bag

Easy Sewing Pattern Hobo Bag

style=”text-align:center;”>Easy Sewing Pattern: Hobo Bag

Hobo Bag


If you ⁤love fashion and‌ enjoy DIY projects, ⁢creating your own hobo bag is⁢ a perfect way to ‌express ‍your style and showcase your sewing skills. Hobo bags, ⁣known for⁢ their slouchy and spacious design, are versatile accessories ‌that can ⁤complement any outfit. This⁣ easy sewing ‌pattern will guide⁢ you through the steps of creating your very own ​hobo bag that can become your go-to accessory!

Materials Needed

  • 1 yard of​ fabric (choose‍ a durable fabric like⁤ cotton canvas or ⁤denim)
  • Coordinating thread
  • A pair of scissors
  • Measuring​ tape
  • Sewing ⁤machine or needle
  • Pins
  • An iron ‌and ironing board
  • Bag strap
  • Decorative accessories⁢ (optional)


  1. Measure‌ and cut two rectangular fabric ‍pieces, each measuring 18 inches‍ by⁤ 36 inches. These will serve as the main body of⁣ your ⁤hobo bag.
  2. Place the‌ fabric pieces together, right sides facing each other. Pin the sides and bottom edges.
  3. Using a ⁣ sewing machine or needle and thread, sew along the ⁣pinned edges with a ​½ inch‍ seam allowance. Remember to leave the top edge ‍ open.
  4. Trim​ the excess fabric ⁢from the⁤ corners and turn the bag inside out. Press the seams using an ⁣iron ​to give it ‌a clean finish.
  5. Now it’s time to create the strap. Cut ​out a fabric strip ​measuring 4 inches by⁢ 38 inches.
  6. Fold the ‍strip in half lengthwise, ‍with the right sides facing ⁣each other, and sew along the long edge with a ½⁢ inch⁣ seam allowance.
  7. Turn⁤ the strap‍ inside out using a⁣ safety⁢ pin or a loop​ turner. Press it flat with an iron.
  8. Position the strap on each side of the bag, about 3 inches from the side seams. Pin them⁢ in place.
  9. Sew the⁣ straps securely to the bag, reinforcing ⁣the stitching by going back and forth a few times.
  10. Finally, fold the top edge of the bag down by about 1 inch, press ‍it, and sew along the edge ⁤to create a neat finish.
  11. If desired, ⁤you can add ⁤decorative​ accessories like beads, tassels, or patches to personalize your hobo bag.

Congratulations! ​You‌ have successfully created your own hobo‍ bag ⁣using this easy sewing pattern.​ Now you can show off your​ stylish and functional⁢ accessory that you⁢ made ‍with‍ your own hands.


Sewing‍ your ​own hobo bag ⁤not only allows⁢ you to unleash your creativity but also provides⁤ a practical and unique fashion ⁢statement. With this easy ⁤sewing pattern, you can ‌customize your bag to match⁣ your personal style while enjoying the satisfaction of creating something beautiful and functional. So, go⁢ ahead and start sewing –⁤ your⁤ new favorite accessory‌ awaits!

3 thoughts on “Easy Sewing Pattern Hobo Bag

  1. Love it! Perfect for picnics and beach days
    What a great project for a hobbyist to stitch up – it looks stylish and practical, perfect for a summer day out!

  2. WOO! I’m in. Can’t wait to get started!

    I’m definitely trying this out too – it looks like a fun and simple project that will produce great results! Practical and stylish, perfect for summer.

  3. Sounds like a blast! Willing to give it a try 🙂

    This looks like an amazing project to take on! A stylish hobo bag that’s practical and perfect for summer days – picnics, beach days, or any other outdoor activity. It looks simple enough for hobbyists and experienced sewers alike, so give it a try and have some fun with it!

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