Tutorial for Boho Sling Bag, Part Two

Part two of the groovy boho bag. Great detailed instructions.

The Destashification Project

1.  Almost a Boho Sling Bag

Part One Here

So now the bag looks almost like a bag… just a few more seams…

The base or bottom of the purse is the next section. (Full size pattern can be downloaded here)

2.  Two bases

Cut out two fabric bases, one of the lining and the other of the outer fabric as shown in Photo2. (It is fine if they are both the same fabrics!)

To give the purse some structure – so it doesn’t just lie flat – the lining  portion of the purse base will have a three layers.

Cut another base from an old (but clean) washcloth, an old towel, a small piece of batting or felt and another one from another piece of scrap fabric. This fabric will not show, so it does not have to coordinate at all.  It does help if it is a light color – as a stitching line will…

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Boho Sling Bag Tutorial

Love this bag! Whether it’s made with several fabrics or one piece, the results truly are groovy boho.

The Destashification Project

Boho Sling Bag Boho Sling Bag

Patchy Boho Sling Bag Patchy Boho Sling Bag

The Boho Sling Bag – plain or fancy.  A sewing project for everyone – regardless of their sewing pedigree or experience!

The Boho Sling Bag seems to be fairly popular among those that could form the next generation of needle-artists.  It would make a great first project to start their sewing careers!

This Tutorial starts with the “plain” bag.  The few extra steps required to create the Patch Bag are found here.

Select Fabrics Select Fabrics

Just a few items are required to make the Boho Sling Bag.  Some fabric, a sewing machine, thread, scissors, and an iron.

About the fabric:  I have a HUGE STASH of fabric (thus “The Destashification Project”), but if selecting fabrics require purchase, here are some suggestions.

Boho Bag Pattern Sketch Boho Bag Pattern Sketch

The purse requires four of the pieces shown in the pattern sketch.  The pattern sketch is drawn on a…

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