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This stylish hobo style bag is full of character with its unique design elements. It features a pleated exterior with accent belt and straps. The lining has 2 large slip pockets sandwiching a spacious main zippered compartment with an additional (optional) zipper and slip pocket inside.


Skill Level—Intermediate to Advanced


Finished Dimensions— 15” w x 12” h x 4”d


Material and Hardware Requirements—

  •  1 Yard of Exterior fabric (Your choice of lighter cotton fabrics or leather/vinyl)

  •  2 yards of Lining fabric for lining and straps

  •  Long strip of non-fraying material for Accent Belt (at least 2 1/2” x 64” long)

  •  Non-fraying material for Strap Connectors (at least 10” x 5”)

  •  3 yards of SF101 (4 yards if you are using cotton woven or lighter fabric for your exterior)

  •  18” of #5 zipper tape with #5 pull

  •  Decorative zipper end

  •  4mm Hole Punch for grommets

  •  (4) 4mm grommets

  •  (4) 1” rectangle rings OR 1” oval rings

  •  3/4” buckle

  •  4 medium rivets (optional)

  •  4 long rivets

  •  Decorative name/handmade plate (optional)

  •  1/8” - 1/4” cotton cording

  •  *Optional interior zipper pocket—

    8” #3 zipper or 8” of #3 zipper tape with #3 pull

    Small scrap (9” x 3”) of non-fraying material for overlay

  • *Optional interior slip pocket—

    Small scrap (1 1/4” x 9”) of non-fraying material for slip pocket binding

  • *Optional SVG bow accessory—

    Small scrap of non-fraying material 1/2” swivel clasp
    (1) medium rivet

    Special tools recommended—

    • Rivet press and punch tools for rivets and grommets

    • 1” long leather buckle punch tool

    • Piping foot or welting foot for the size cording you are using — This is for sewing the strands for your

      braided straps. It is not required, but your results will be much better if you have one

    • Edge sealer and paints as well as applicator


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Oxford Hobo Bag PDF Digital Pattern with BONUS SVG Files

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