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Old 01-08-2018, 02:52 AM
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Red face Picture of Boho bag

Since you all have so lovingly helped me trying to find the pattern I was looking for, here is an image of the bag my girl-friend made for me Thanks for looking <3
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Old 01-08-2018, 04:41 AM
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allfreesewing.com/bags - may have this one or one similar.
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Old 01-08-2018, 07:08 AM
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That style of bag is called a hobo bag. If you google it, there are lots of free patterns out there. Here's one:

https://destashification.com/2011/08...-bag-tutorial/

Many do not have the tied handles, but if you find one you like, just extend the handle portion & tie it when you are done.
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Old 01-08-2018, 07:32 AM
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there are a bunch of free patterns available. If you haven't ever 'boxed' a bottom corner, take a flat bag (like a pillowcase) slide a box container into it (like a cereal box) and see what it looks like at the bottom corner. This visual really lets the idea of sewing a triangle make sense. You can do anything to the basic tote - piece it, quilt it, add pockets inside or out and change the size to anything you want. The idea is to create the 2 pieces of fabric and then sew them together. The lining will be the same size and attach it at the top after attaching the straps. Leave a couple inches open in the side of the lining to pull it rightside out and you are done! Everything else is just additions - closures, pockets, adjustable straps, pockets, etc. I like to add a flap to the top to make them more messenger bag style. I make a lot of these for the boys and make sure they are either the size of tablets or laptops. Another fun gift is to add a layer of PUL, or thin vinyl or even insulbright and make them into smaller lunch bags. Careful, when you start making them from your scrap piles, they can be addictive!!!!
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Old 01-08-2018, 09:40 PM
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Lovely bag.
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Old 01-09-2018, 04:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Rhonda K View Post
Check out the projects here. You can also do a search for specific type patterns on the site.

https://sew4home.com/project-index
Oh, my - I could spend days, weeks, months looking at all of these and trying them out. I think my first will be the catnip heart mice.

Wonderful site - thank you!
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Old 01-09-2018, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Elfi2 View Post
I have received this bag for a Christmas present from a friend. It was admired at church today and some ladies asked me if I could help them make one. I havenít got a pattern, how is the bag really called and would someone please be able to direct me if somewhere on the Board there is a tutorial. Thanks a lot!!!
If you find the actual pattern for your bag, please post it. I have been looking for the pattern
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:05 PM
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I asked my friend for the pattern but she said she made it just by looking at one and trying to figure out how it was made....I suppose we'll just have to do the same
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Old 01-12-2018, 11:38 AM
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check You Tube you will find lots of tutorials, Missouri Star Quilts also has bag tutorials
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Old 01-12-2018, 02:18 PM
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I like the way she has pieced the fussy cut picture! Beautiful fabrics!
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