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Reversible Boho Bag – Great for beach, books, baby and more!

Summer is finally here and it’s time to hit the beach! What better way to tote your gear than the roomy, reversible and fun Boho Shoulder Bag?

This bag is a reversible, sling style bag with bottom pleats to make it nice and roomy. It features lots of stylish top-stitching, a toggle button closure and pockets inside & out. Use it for the beach, books, baby’s things, yoga, market, knitting – just about anything!

  • Wear it over-the-shoulder or cross body.
  • Big enough to hold FIVE beach towels!
  • Finished size: 20” wide x 34” long, including strap
Big enough for 4 beach towels AND a blanket!

This is an instant Download PDF Pattern. Just download and print – get sewing today!

Warm Stitches,
Jen


Check out some Boho Shoulder bags that other Sew Fun friends have made

Our friends at Back Door Quilts in Indianapolis made this Boho Bag in bright Island batiks
Boho Bag is also great for dudes… this version is made without the pleats.
Our friend at Hopeful Threads made this from fun stripes and a coordinating print
You can use a wooden toggle or any large, fun button

Here’s what people are saying about Boho Shoulder Bag

Love, love, love this bag. My daughter and I fight over who gets to use her Boho Bag (she always wins…LOL) I would love to make one for myself, great project. – Kandace E.

I’m new to learning how to sew and this bag is ideal and easy to make as my first project, aside from being a really pretty Boho bag. – Judy W.

Nice pattern, turned out nice. – Christine K.

Please visit the Sew Fun Pattern Shop for this pattern and other fun sewing projects by Sew Fun!

How To Make Perfect Fabric Baby Blocks

You can make cute fabric baby blocks from a foam cube and six fabric squares. We used 4″ foam and an adorable fabric panel called “Baby Geniuses Grow Up!” by Linda Carlson & Diana Henage from Benartex. You can get the 4″ foam from any “big box” fabric store like JoAnn or just about any place that sells Home Dec fabrics. The green stuff is the “high density” foam – it’s more expensive but it makes a much firmer block that will hold up to lots of slobbering.

You can make these cute fabric baby blocks!

You can make these cute fabric baby blocks!

One 5/8 yard panel has 30 colorful squares (enough to make 5 blocks) featuring letters of the alphabet and adorable cartoon animals. You could also use the 3″ number squares to make smaller number blocks.

Baby Geniuses Grow Up! 5/8 yard panel

Baby Geniuses Grow Up! 5/8 yard panel

You can use any size foam, simply cut your fabric squares 1/2″ wider than your foam. You can cut your foam block to shape using any sharp kitchen knife. For best results, use long, slow strokes in one direction.

Materials: 4" foam cube and six 4.5" fabric squares

Materials: 4″ foam cube and six 4.5″ fabric squares

Note: To make nice square corners, do not stitch all the way to the edge of the fabric. Be sure to start and stop stitching 1/4″ from all edges.

Sew in 1/4" seam allowances

Sew in 1/4″ seam allowances

Sew six squares into cross shape

Sew six squares into cross shape

So far... so good!

So far… so good!

Fold bottom on diagonal, then sew each of the four side seams

Fold the bottom square on a diagonal angle, then sew the side seam (where scissors are pointing). Repeat for each of the four side seams

Now you have a box with a flap top

Now you have a box with a flap top

Sew two sides of the top flap, leave one side open

Sew two sides of the top flap, leave one side open

Turn right side out and square corners gently with chopstick

Turn right side out and square corners gently with chopstick

Squeeze foam cube through opening

Squeeze foam cube through opening

Stitch opening shut

Stitch opening shut

Finished!

Finished!

Baby approves!

Baby approves!

New Patterns at Sew Fun!

New at Sew Fun, Halloween Trick o’ Treat Tote Bags in 6 fun designs: Zombie, Jack o’ Lantern, Werewolf Alien, Black Cat and Ghost! Whip one (or two) up in an evening for your little demons!

Trick o’ Treat Bags from Sew Fun – Black Cat, Werewolf, Alien and Ghost

Zombie and Jack o’ Lantern Halloween Tote bags