the HipBag Hybrid bag pattern

The Bag for ALL Reasons!

(For information about the fabrics we’ve used in these samples, click HERE)

Design Highlights

Switch your “carrying style” in a SNAP! The HipBag Hybrid features are as follows:

  • The Choice is YOURS! It’s a stylish shoulder bag, a convenient belt tote AND it can be attached in a SNAP to almost any mobility device, such as a walker, a bike, a scooter or a stroller!
  • THREE Roomy Storage Areas: including a hidden storage area between the front and back pouches!
  • TWO Flap Options: Pattern pieces are included for BOTH a flat front flap and ALSO a pieced flap which yields a kaleidoscope look!
smPaulaHip2smPaulaWalker The HipBag Hybrid can be worn conveniently on your belt or it can be attached to almost ANY mobility device!
smPaulaInsideHere’s a peek inside!
Here's a back view of the belt tote loops.
Here’s a back view of the belt tote loops.

And here’s a back view!

And now… Color Pictorial Helps are just a click away!

Start the video- to see the HipBag Hybrid in action!

Purse Dimensions: 7.5" X 3.5" X 6"

Fabric Needs

  • Exterior: 1/2 yard
  • Lining: 1/2 yard
  • Contrast- 1/4 yard (or one fat quarter)
  • Fusible Interfacing: 1/4 yard X 22" wide
  • Fusible Fleece: 1/4 yard X 22" wide
  • Soft & Stable by Annie: one 9" 18.5" piece

Other Supplies Needed

  • For Bag ONLY you'll need the following supplies, 3 each- 3/4" sew-in invisible magnetic snaps, 35 inches- extra wide bias tape, 2 each- 3/4" wide D-rings, 1 each- 16" (or longer) purse zipper (closed on both ends w/2 zipperheads).
  • To add a Shoulder Strap you will ALSO need the following supplies, 52 inches- 1" wide cotton webbing, 1 each- 1" wide slide buckle, and 2 each- 1" wide swivel snap hooks.
  • And to add TWO Mobility Device loops you'll also need the following supplies, 2 each- 3/4" D-rings, and 2 each 5/8" wide swivel snap hooks