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Swoon India Hobo Bag

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Swoon India Hobo Bag
Swoon India Hobo Bag
Swoon India Hobo Bag
Swoon India Hobo Bag
Swoon India Hobo Bag

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connieflower    July 28, 2014
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Hi. Could you please tell me what brand and type of interfacing you used. Is it woven or non-woven? I really like the bag and look forward to making it. Thank you.

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Swoon Patterns  July 29, 2014
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Pellon Shape-flex SF101, it's woven

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connieflower  August 1, 2014
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Thank you!

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GLJudson    July 19, 2014
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I just spent a very enjoyable afternoon making the small bag, and I *love* it. I squoze it out of a five-pack of fat quarters; had to piece the strap and used some solid-colour cotton fabric I had on hand for the zipper pockets, so I guess it was "five fat quarters and a bit."

I made one modification: I put small snap hooks on a cord into each of the slip pockets to attach keys to. Also I think if - when! - I make it again, I'll include a magnetic snap to close the top edge. In fact, I may take the top edges apart gently and insert the magnetic snap ... I would like it to have a fastener.

LOVE this! Thank you.

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Swoon Patterns  July 22, 2014
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So glad you liked it, the magnetic snaps are a great idea!

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GLJudson  July 25, 2014
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Thanks - but - I think I'm re-thinking the snaps, because they would make the bag *non*reversible, and I really enjoy the reversability.

So now I'm thinking two pretty buttons, one on the "inside" and one on the "outside," with a loop closure...

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Benita Richards  July 26, 2014
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use a tie works both ways :0

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GLJudson  August 1, 2014
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Good idea! At the moment, I'm not putting anything on it - waiting to see how it works.

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MommySarah    June 8, 2014
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I really love this bag! Thanks for such a great pattern!! It's exactly what I was looking for.

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Lena Novi  September 3, 2014
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I'm looking for the pattern to have it here in Poland but it's so expensive:(can you tell me where I could find a similar pattern for free? I have been looking for the bag to sew for a month!!!BTW I love the colours of the earthy bag:)

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I'm a graphic designer by trade and fell in love with sewing many years ago. I think it was a natural path for me to mesh the two and start drafting my own patterns. There's nothing I like sewing ...

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