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India Hobo Bag

4.81 out of 5 based on 21 customer ratings
(21 customer reviews)

$5.95

India’s crossbody boho vibe appeals to the flower child in all of us. Tie a knot in the long strap to wear it as a shoulder bag. Two open pockets and two zippered pockets will keep everything organized. And it’s even reversible so be sure to choose a lining fabric wisely. Two size options included.

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Product Description

SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

  • Large Hobo: 14″ x 10″ x 4″
  • Small Hobo: 11″ x 8″ x 3.5″

MATERIALS:

  • 1 yard exterior fabric, 44” home decor or quilting cotton weight
  • 1 yard lining fabric, 44” quilting weight
  • 4 yards 20” mid-weight fusible interfacing
  • Two 7” all-purpose zippers
  • Coordinating thread
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 2/4
You should already be somewhat familiar with sewing patterns and common sewing terms.

You MAY sell bags you make with this pattern.

21 reviews for India Hobo Bag

  1. 5 out of 5

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    Love this bag! It is easy to make and so versatile 🙂 The instructions are clear and well thought out.

  2. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    Just finishes India and must say she is lovely. I did the large version and may do a small not sure yet, but I love her for sure…Now on to Blanche….

  3. 5 out of 5

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    My friend wanted to update a purchased bag she had used for 5 years and she loved the picture of this bag and said this was it. I made it this past week. She is in love with it! She wouldn’t let it out of her sight! She has been busy showing it off locally. The reason for the new bag was for her sister’s wedding tomorrow. I think she has an extra bounce in her step. The pattern instructions were great and the bag went together without a single glitch. Love that! Yesterday I purchased fabric to make a bag for my husband’s aunt. Great pattern and one to own!

  4. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    Just a great bag to sew. Very versatile, easy, and fun. I’ve made the large and small, made some adjustments to meet my customers’ needs, and this is the best bag for so many needs. My teacher friends fill it with stuff for field trips, my moms fill it with all they carry outside the diaper bag. There’s blogs that help you create the bag you want. I’ve lost count of how many of these I’ve made. It’s a great pattern.

  5. 5 out of 5

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    My first foray into the world of bag making and I can truthfully say it was successful. Made a large India and a matching reduced size small India for my 2 year old daughter – both tuned out great! Pdf pattern was ideal as could start on the project immediately, the step by step instructions were clear and easy to follow. Glad I bought the subscription – I’ve since made a Coraline and a Dakota and I’m planning on making more!

  6. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    Love this bag! I love that it doesn’t need any hardware it is a straightforward and easy to sew and comfortable to carry purse

  7. 5 out of 5

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    India is my favorite! Perfect for any age and Bono chic – simple and sophisticated! I love that it can be made reversible for versatility. A great starter for those new to Swoon patterns too.

  8. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    This is a great bag. As a mom of young twins, I need both hands free and have to carry a lot! This bag allows me to do both…and its reversible! Pattern is well written and easy to understand!

  9. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    This is perfect for beginners! No need for a zipper if you don’t want one. Much bigger than it seems and very functional !

  10. 5 out of 5

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    I absolutely love these patterns, The subscription was the best purchase I ever made! The hobo bag (so far) is my favourite!! I’m not a very confident sewist, but swoon gives me the confidence I need to make (& sell) gorgeous professional looking bags!!

  11. 5 out of 5

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    This was the first bag I ever made. I liked it so well that I made one for my little girl. The instructions were clear and concise and I learned a lot. This is definitely a good place to start!

  12. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    I love this bag pattern! It is a quick sew and holds so much! Instructions are clear and well written. The swoon sewing pattern group Helped with any issue I may have had!
    Swoon rocks!

  13. 5 out of 5

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    Wow So Straight Forward and Easy Sew. Go Ahead Channel your Inner Hippie on this one! Ms. India is your GAL!

  14. 1 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    I have made two small India hobo bags. This pattern and instructions are clear and easy to follow. This bag is surprisingly roomy for its size

  15. 5 out of 5

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    Such an easy bag to sew. I love this one!

  16. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    I think this is my very favorite bag pattern ever! 🙂 So, so easy…..and makes such a nice product. I’m in love!

  17. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    This is a great, simple pattern. It is easy to follow, and results is a great finished product.

  18. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    I loved making this bag, super easy to put together and a brilliant result. I use my hobo every day and love the fact that it is reversible.

  19. 5 out of 5

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    Love this bag, I had to make 2 because my daughter loved the first one I made so much. I’m sure I’ll be using this pattern over and over. It’s a very easy pattern to follow, sew and makes a really great little bag. Very versatile!! 5 stars!!

  20. 5 out of 5

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    I purchased this pattern for my daughter who loves hobo bags. I made it for Christmas for her. It was a hit. Another daughter has requested one to carry her yoga gear in. Easy to make, and I learned a new way to install zippers.

  21. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    Got this pattenr last night. It worked up so nice and easy. The instructions are some of the best sewing instructions I have ever seen.

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