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Japanese-Style Hobo Bag

A Free Sewing Tutorial and Templates by HandyMum

Free Sewing Tutorial and Templates: Japanese Style Handbag by HandyMum

A free sewing video tutorial and templates to print at home to stitch this Japanese-style handbag.  Two zippers are included in the design at the front of this bag, and when opened, offer access to the interior of the bag – (they are not openings to pockets). Nonetheless this is a free step-by-step video and download that you can use as a starting point if you like the bag shape and style. This bag closes with a tab secured with a magnetic snap across the top.  If you are an experienced bag-maker you will have no trouble customizing the interior of this Japanese / hobo-style bag by HandyMum.

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