Learn how to make ruffles, fussy cut fabric, add an inset zipper, and other design details to give your bag a professional finish.

In this handy beginner‘s guide choose from ten hip projects including clutches and shoulder bags to a slick yoga mat sling and a vintage kids’ book bag – all with no paper patterns. Sewing tutorials will teach you how to make ruffles, fussy cut fabric, add an inset zipper, and other design details to give your bag a professional finish. Learning to sew trend-setting bags and totes has never been easier or more fashionable.







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Chirp Applique Quilt Pattern Chirp Applique Quilt Pattern
Chirp Applique Quilt Pattern
Chirp Applique Quilt Pattern
Boutique Bags: Classic Style for Modern Living Boutique Bags: Classic Style for Modern Living
Boutique Bags: Classic Style for Modern Living
Boutique Bags: Classic Style for Modern Living
Scrappy Zipper Pouch Pattern Scrappy Zipper Pouch Pattern
Scrappy Zipper Pouch Pattern
Scrappy Zipper Pouch Pattern
Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-Shirt Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-Shirt
Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-Shirt
Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-Shirt
Sew Together Bag Pattern Sew Together Bag Pattern
Sew Together Bag Pattern
Sew Together Bag Pattern
Mini Professional Tote Pattern Mini Professional Tote Pattern
Mini Professional Tote Pattern
Mini Professional Tote Pattern
La Boheme Tote Bag Sewing Pattern La Boheme Tote Bag Sewing Pattern
La Boheme Tote Bag Sewing Pattern
La Boheme Tote Bag Sewing Pattern
A Year of Pot Holders Sewing Patterns A Year of Pot Holders Sewing Patterns
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Grandmothers Modern Garden Quilt Pattern Grandmothers Modern Garden Quilt Pattern
Grandmothers Modern Garden Quilt Pattern
Grandmothers Modern Garden Quilt Pattern
Fabric Manipulation: 150 Creative Sewing Techniques Fabric Manipulation: 150 Creative Sewing Techniques
Fabric Manipulation: 150 Creative Sewing Techniques
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Coraline Clutch Sewing Pattern Coraline Clutch Sewing Pattern
Coraline Clutch Sewing Pattern
Coraline Clutch Sewing Pattern
Yo-Yo Pincushions Sewing Pattern Yo-Yo Pincushions Sewing Pattern
Yo-Yo Pincushions Sewing Pattern
Yo-Yo Pincushions Sewing Pattern
Print, Design, Compose – From Surface Design to Fabric Art Print, Design, Compose – From Surface Design to Fabric Art
Print, Design, Compose - From Surface Design to Fabric Art
Print, Design, Compose – From Surface Design to Fabric Art
Stitch, Fibre, Metal and Mixed Media Stitch, Fibre, Metal and Mixed Media
Stitch, Fibre, Metal and Mixed Media
Stitch, Fibre, Metal and Mixed Media
Field Bag and Tote Sewing Pattern Field Bag and Tote Sewing Pattern
Field Bag and Tote Sewing Pattern
Field Bag and Tote Sewing Pattern
Floral Stitch Mitts Sewing Pattern Floral Stitch Mitts Sewing Pattern
Floral Stitch Mitts Sewing Pattern
Floral Stitch Mitts Sewing Pattern
Simple Bags Japanese Style Simple Bags Japanese Style
Simple Bags Japanese Style
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Yo-Yo Dachshund Sewing Pattern Yo-Yo Dachshund Sewing Pattern
Yo-Yo Dachshund Sewing Pattern
Yo-Yo Dachshund Sewing Pattern
Allie Cats Hot Pad Sewing Pattern Allie Cats Hot Pad Sewing Pattern
Allie Cats Hot Pad Sewing Pattern
Allie Cats Hot Pad Sewing Pattern
Improv Sewing: A Freeform Approach to Creative Techniques Improv Sewing: A Freeform Approach to Creative Techniques
Improv Sewing: A Freeform Approach to Creative Techniques
Improv Sewing: A Freeform Approach to Creative Techniques
Abigail Purse Sewing Pattern Abigail Purse Sewing Pattern
Abigail Purse Sewing Pattern
Abigail Purse Sewing Pattern
Aragon Bag Pattern Aragon Bag Pattern
Aragon Bag Pattern
Aragon Bag Pattern
Spring Fling Tote Sewing Pattern Spring Fling Tote Sewing Pattern
Spring Fling Tote Sewing Pattern
Spring Fling Tote Sewing Pattern
Circles and Rings Baby Quilt Pattern Circles and Rings Baby Quilt Pattern
Circles and Rings Baby Quilt Pattern
Circles and Rings Baby Quilt Pattern
Style Stitches Style Stitches
Style Stitches
Style Stitches
Big Bucket Bag Sewing Pattern Big Bucket Bag Sewing Pattern
Big Bucket Bag Sewing Pattern
Big Bucket Bag Sewing Pattern
Patchwork Quilted Bags: Totes, Purses and Accessories Patchwork Quilted Bags: Totes, Purses and Accessories
Patchwork Quilted Bags: Totes, Purses and Accessories
Patchwork Quilted Bags: Totes, Purses and Accessories
Doodle Stitching: The Holiday Motif Collection Doodle Stitching: The Holiday Motif Collection
Doodle Stitching: The Holiday Motif Collection
Doodle Stitching: The Holiday Motif Collection
Morning Star Hot Pad Sewing Pattern Morning Star Hot Pad Sewing Pattern
Morning Star Hot Pad Sewing Pattern
Morning Star Hot Pad Sewing Pattern
Caitlyn Handbag Sewing Pattern Caitlyn Handbag Sewing Pattern
Caitlyn Handbag Sewing Pattern
Caitlyn Handbag Sewing Pattern
Carry-on Sized Trolley Sleeved Duffle Bag Pattern Carry-on Sized Trolley Sleeved Duffle Bag Pattern
Carry-on Sized Trolley Sleeved Duffle Bag Pattern
Carry-on Sized Trolley Sleeved Duffle Bag Pattern
Della Wallet Clutch Sewing Pattern Della Wallet Clutch Sewing Pattern
Della Wallet Clutch Sewing Pattern
Della Wallet Clutch Sewing Pattern
Denim Circle Rag Bag Pattern Denim Circle Rag Bag Pattern
Denim Circle Rag Bag Pattern
Denim Circle Rag Bag Pattern
Bionic Gear Bag Notions Tote Bionic Gear Bag Notions Tote
Bionic Gear Bag Notions Tote
Bionic Gear Bag Notions Tote
Scrappy Happy Scarves Sewing Pattern Scrappy Happy Scarves Sewing Pattern
Scrappy Happy Scarves Sewing Pattern
Scrappy Happy Scarves Sewing Pattern
Country Courier Bag Sewing Pattern Country Courier Bag Sewing Pattern
Country Courier Bag Sewing Pattern
Country Courier Bag Sewing Pattern
The Spoonflower Handbook: A DIY Guide to Designing Fabric The Spoonflower Handbook: A DIY Guide to Designing Fabric
The Spoonflower Handbook: A DIY Guide to Designing Fabric
The Spoonflower Handbook: A DIY Guide to Designing Fabric
Say Cheese! Camera Bag Sewing Pattern Say Cheese! Camera Bag Sewing Pattern
Say Cheese! Camera Bag Sewing Pattern
Say Cheese! Camera Bag Sewing Pattern
Queen of Hearts Embroidery Design Collection Queen of Hearts Embroidery Design Collection
Queen of Hearts Embroidery Design Collection
Queen of Hearts Embroidery Design Collection
Put a Bow On It Quilted Bag Pattern Put a Bow On It Quilted Bag Pattern
Put a Bow On It Quilted Bag Pattern
Put a Bow On It Quilted Bag Pattern
Bags – The Modern Classics Bags – The Modern Classics
Bags - The Modern Classics
Bags – The Modern Classics
Sashiko Style: Traditional Japanese Patterns for Contemporary Design Sashiko Style: Traditional Japanese Patterns for Contemporary Design
Sashiko Style: Traditional Japanese Patterns for Contemporary Design
Sashiko Style: Traditional Japanese Patterns for Contemporary Design
Foolproof Crazy-Quilt Projects Foolproof Crazy-Quilt Projects
Foolproof Crazy-Quilt Projects
Foolproof Crazy-Quilt Projects
The Sewing Book: An Encyclopedic Resource of Step-by-Step Techniques The Sewing Book: An Encyclopedic Resource of Step-by-Step Techniques
The Sewing Book: An Encyclopedic Resource of Step-by-Step Techniques
The Sewing Book: An Encyclopedic Resource of Step-by-Step Techniques
Master Machine Quilting Master Machine Quilting
Master Machine Quilting
Master Machine Quilting
Gift-n-Store Gift Box and Basket Pattern Gift-n-Store Gift Box and Basket Pattern
Gift-n-Store Gift Box and Basket Pattern
Gift-n-Store Gift Box and Basket Pattern
Twist & Turn Four-Patch Quilt Pattern Twist & Turn Four-Patch Quilt Pattern
Twist & Turn Four-Patch Quilt Pattern
Twist & Turn Four-Patch Quilt Pattern
The Bella Clutch Purse Pattern The Bella Clutch Purse Pattern
The Bella Clutch Purse Pattern
The Bella Clutch Purse Pattern
Creative Quilts from Your Crayon Box Creative Quilts from Your Crayon Box
Creative Quilts from Your Crayon Box
Creative Quilts from Your Crayon Box
Tilt-a-Whirl Quilt Pattern Tilt-a-Whirl Quilt Pattern
Tilt-a-Whirl Quilt Pattern
Tilt-a-Whirl Quilt Pattern