Chobe is stylish, fun, modern and even upcycled. A sturdy bag for your daily errands that uses almost only upcycled materials while being beautiful and unique. Prepare yourself for all the people wanting to know where you got it. A selfmade bag has never been nicer!
The Chobe Bag is a unique bag made from an old pair of jeans. The bag has an ideal size for everyday use and also looks terrific. The eye-catching striped patchwork pattern on the front provides lots of room for your own ideas and creativity. For its „inner life“ you can choose between a zippered interior pocket or you might even sew in the back pocket from an old pair of jeans. The bottom of the bag can be made from leather or a similarly strong material, likewise for the DIY cushioned handle. The handle is sewn with a particularly even and professional-looking hand stitch.
This pattern was originally published in German at Elle Puls and is here available in its english translation. All measurements are in cm or inches / yards.
bottom of the bag: 10 x 32 cm
height of the bag: 36 cm
If you prefer to sew with other dimensions you will find instructions how to change the size within the ebook.
outer fabric: denim, leather
inner fabric: quilting cotton
The pattern is available in pdf format. You need Adobe Reader to open it. This program can be downloaded here.
The pattern includes a step-by-step instruction with photographs, recommendations on fabric and notions, fabric requirements, sewing tips and of course the pattern itself. The download includes 24 pages manual, 15 pages pattern sheet to print at home.
Please note that this purchase is for a pdf home sewing pattern of the “Chobe” (not the actual garment). Upon purchase you will receive an email to download the pattern.
This pattern may not be reproduced, copied, shared or distributed in any way. No liability is assumed for any error in the instructions.