Reversible Hobo Bag Tote Purse Pattern - Instant Printable PDF Sewing Pattern Download - Easy Versatile


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This is such a great bag for the summer. Use it as a beach bag or an every-day bag. Made in something like velvet or even silk, it could be used as a useful evening bag. It’s so versatile.

It is fully reversible and has instructions for a button and loop fastening. It’s a nice easy pattern for someone with minimal sewing skills. You could make it in a couple of hours – it’s that straight forward.

The finished bag (including handles) measures approximately 21” (53cm) x 15” (38cm) x 4” (10cm).

The document prints out on 10 sheets of paper. It is illustrated with stage-by-stage photos and diagrams and includes hints and tips. Measurements are given in both imperial and metric scales.


To make this bag you will need the following:

- ¾ yard ( ¾ metre) piece of fabric 1
- ¾ yard ( ¾ metre) piece of fabric 2
- ¾ yard ( ¾ metre) piece of fusible interfacing (if fabric is thin)
- Matching thread
- Button, narrow ribbon/tape (optional)

Notions and Equipment
- Sewing scissors, paper scissors, sticky tape
- Pins and hand sewing needle
- Pencil, measuring tape
- Sewing machine
- Iron and ironing board


Please note: this listing is for the PDF PATTERN only.

The pattern will be made available for you to download once we receive verification of payment from PayPal.

If you have any queries or need help once you start making the bag please email me. I also welcome any constructive feedback on how I could make my patterns better.

If you have enjoyed making this pattern, it would be great if you could mention TheCraftPixie as the designer. Thanks and thanks for viewing this item.


I am always thinking of new pattern ideas, so please keep looking at my shop.
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4 out of 5 stars

As described, arrived quickly. I did modify the pattern a bit for my own project to make it faster to make.

Maria 15 Jul, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

This PDF pattern was easy to print and assemble. I truly appreciate the way these patterns are much more user friendly. My hobo bag turned out great!

Prinscilla 07 Mar, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely EASY to follow. I have already made 2! (In one night in less than 3 hours!) so fun! Will make great gifts !

Haley Barksdale 18 Apr, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

Haven't tried the pattern yet but it was super easy to put together. Thanks so much!

Buttinz 19 Jun, 2018

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