The Happy Hobo Bag FREE Sewing Pattern and Tutorial

Hobo Bag Free Sewing Pattern

Sew up a beautiful hobo bag with this easy sewing tutorial and a free pattern. This bag is approximately 8’’ tall, 12’’ wide, and 4 1/2’’ deep (not including the strap). With a nice wide handbag zipper at the top, and pleats at the bottom to help give it that relaxed slouchy shape.


  • 1/2 yard home decor weight fabric for the exterior
  • 1/2 yard fabric for the lining/interior (quilting cotton, linen, or other light to medium weight fabric suggested)
  • 1 yard medium weight fusible interfacing (such as Pellon SF101)
  • 1 handbag zipper, 16’’ long (or longer)
  • 2 D-rings 1 1/2’’ wide
  • 1 regular zipper 8’’ long (or longer) for the interior pocket (optional)
  • 1 D-ring 3/8’’ wide or small swivel clip for the key clip (optional)
  • fabric marking pen, pencil, or chalk
  • Wonder clips (optional but very helpful)

Check the FREE Pattern and Tutorial HERE

Take a look at this Fabric and Leather Handbag from So Sew Easy.


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