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The Delphinium Hobo bag in 2 sizes - PDF sewing pattern
The Delphinium Hobo bag is a shoulder bag that comes in 2 sizes: large and small. The small size is more a medium-sized bag - perfect for someone who likes to carry essentials plus a bit more. The large size is a very roomy bag and would make a perfect beach bag.
There are tons of pockets in this bag! On the exterior, you have 2 zippered pockets on one side and 2 slip pockets on the other side. The interior has 2 additional slip pockets and 1 zippered pocket.
I kept the construction of this bag simple with a double magnetic snap closure.
The shoulder strap is attached to the bag by clipping onto a gate ring that is passed through 2 grommets at each end.
Delphinium without grommets
If you'd like to make this bag without grommets, you can follow this tutorial.
Exterior fabric:1/2 yard Exterior fabric 1 (44” W)
1/4 yard Exterior fabric 2 or cork/vinyl (will vary
depending on width of your cork/vinyl)
1.5 - 2 yards Lining fabric (44” W)
Interfacing:4 - 5 yards Fusible woven interfacing (20” wide)
3/4 yd (Small) or 11/4 yd (Large) Fusible fleece (45” wide)
8 1/2” W x 5” H (Small) OR 10” W x 5” H (Large) Peltex or firm sew-in interfacing
Notions and Supplies:(4) 12mm - 14mm (1/2”) grommets
(2) 1” gate rings (larger will also work)
(2) 1.5” swivels
(2) 18mm magnetic snaps
(1) 9” zipper (#3 dress zipper for interior pocket)
Small size:(2) 14” zipper (#4.5 or #5) *will be cut down during assembly
28” total zipper tape (#4.5 or #5) (cut into (2) 14” zippers)
Large size:(2) 16” zippers (#4.5 or #5) *will be cut down during assembly
32” total zipper tape (#4.5 or #5) (cut into (2) 16” zippers)
Please note: All fabric quantities are estimates and will vary a lot if your prints are directional. I recommend purchasing a bit of extra fabric.
Small: 13” W x 11” H x 5.25” D
Large: 16” W x 14.25” H x 5.25” D
SEWING EXPERIENCE: This bag is suitable for intermediate sewing skills. It is not a time consuming bag to make however first attempts will take longer. It will take the average person approximately 6 hours to make. Please read the entire pattern before starting.
PLEASE NOTE: This pattern is in English only.
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