Bias Tape Hobo Bag Video Tutorial

Made in sturdy cotton canvas or denim, the Bias Tape Hobo Bag is the perfect DIY everyday tote. While this tote bag is simple to sew, it also features some great finish details.

How to Make a Bias Hobo Bag sewing tutorial

Pockets and snap closure tabs are just the kind of features we love in an easy to sew hobo bag. A pretty print for the bias binding adds a fun pop.

Materials:
1 Outer + 1 Lining fabric
1 Pocket
2 Side Panels
2 Button Tabs
2 Snap Tabs
Bias Tape

Just as the name suggests, bias tape is small fabric trim cut on the bias. The diagonal grainline allows the trim to mold to gentle curves without puckering, twisting or pulling. Heather of The Sewing Loft has a detailed post for creating continuous bias tape that results in about 4 yards of bias tape from just one fat quarter.

continuous bias tape tutorial

Sara even put together a video overview to help all those visual learners stay on track. It really is a great everyday bag.