Free Bag Pattern and Tutorial - Penelope Tote Bag

This is an easy to make tote bag with a simple pleat on the front and back which gives it more room on the inside. This is an ideal pattern for using up your favorite coordinating fabrics. This free bag pattern is brought to you by Melissa Esplin.

Learn to Sew a Designer Handbag

Now sewers with beginner skills can learn how to sew their own designer handbag with basic supplies and a sewing machine!

Learn to Sew a Designer Handbag: Online Sewing Class

You see them everywhere — gorgeous and expensive designer handbags made with beautiful fabrics. Now sewers with beginner skills can learn how to sew their own designer handbag with basic supplies and a sewing machine! No need to pay high prices at those fancy boutiques!

In this class, sewing expert Nancy Green will show you step-by-step how to make a stunning batik handbag with lots of pockets and space inside. Her original purse design, included with the class, gives you options for a solid or pieced fabric bag front and back, interior and exterior pockets, long or short straps and a tall or shorter bag. You’ll love all the options you get in this class! More…







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