Please note that this free download contains written instructions plus the pattern templates. Please visit my blog at www.sewcanshe.com/blog/happy-hobo-bag-free-sewing-pattern-tutorial for a complete step-by-step tutorial with photos. Sew up a beautiful hobo bag - it’s easier than you think! As I designed the pattern for this bag, I wanted to keep it simple enough that it wouldn’t take more than a day to sew, and yet still have all the features that I want in an every day purse. This bag is approximately 8’’ tall, 12’’ wide, and 4 1/2’’ deep (not including the strap).