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The Hippo Hobo Bag - Sew and Sell

The Hippo Hobo - PDF Sewing Pattern

The Hippo Hobo bag pattern by Emkie Designs is for a medium-sized casual shoulder bag with a large opening that resembles a hippopotamus’ mouth. This hobo bag is spacious with a secret pocket, an inside zippered pocket, and an outside zippered pocket. The dimensions for the finished Hippo Hobo bag are approximately 13” tall x 15½” wide x 3” deep (33 cm x 39.5 cm x 7.5 cm) – these measurements however do not include the drop of the bag handle. You may sell handcrafted items made from this pattern under the following conditions:

  • You must have purchased the pattern.

  • This item must be sewn on a small scale only, and no mass production is allowed.

  • Please credit Emma Wengier of Emkie Designs

You will need:

  1. fabric print

  2. vinyl or faux leather

  3. loop closure

  4. triangular jump rings

  5. rivets

  6. swivel clips

  7. swivel hooks

  8. lobster clasps

Go to the PDF Pattern

The Hippo Hobo - PDF Sewing Pattern


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