Bag & Purse Patterns

Quilt As You Go Insulated Tote with Pre-Printed Batting

This insulted tote bag features sew-by-number construction that lets you quilt this tote as you go, making it easy and quick to assemble. Webbing for straps, plastic base and elastic for button closures are included, so all you have to do is pick your favorite fabrics and start stitching! Find the bag pattern here

Backgammon Bag Pattern

The Backgammon Bag is the perfect bag to take-along for lunch out with the girls, or a day of shopping around town. The bag has lots of room and features an interior zip pocket, two outer pockets with magnetic snaps, and a top flap closure with a twist lock. The strap is adjustable to be …

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Style Stitches

In Style Stitches you’ll find an array of new bag designs by Amy Butler. The book offers 12 basic bag patterns with enough variations to achieve 26 unique looks ranging from chic clutches and delicate wristlets to pretty hobo bags and handy coin purses. Included also are instructions for altering dimensions, straps, and embellishments to …

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Gateway Handbag Sewing Pattern

The versatile Gateway Handbag is perfect to wear as a crossbody bag, or around the waist as a hip bag which allows you to go hands-free. The bag is sized to hold a wallet in the zippered front section, passports and other sensitive items in the full-width zippered back pouch, and a phone in the …

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Make a Creative Drawstring Bag

Learn how to make a creative drawstring bag using two coordinating fabrics, plus a surprise specialty fabric that is hidden in the folds and doesn’t appear until the bag is opened.

Travel Kit Online Class

Build your sewing skills as you build this snappy travel kit. This project hits all the key aspects of bag construction, from stabilizing your fabric, installing a zipper, working curves and gussets, and adding a lining. Discover pro tips along the way to save time and create a similarly dapper bag that you can customize …

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Ragtime Blues Bag with Removable Organizer Sewing Pattern

The Ragtime Blues bag is both cute and functional and includes a removable organizer which allows you to transfer all your necessities in minutes. Choose your favorite fabric and get started making this bag using the easy, fun and fuzzy rag seams technique. Find the bag pattern here

How to insert a zipper into any bag

In this video tutorial learn how to insert a zip into any bag lining. Inserting a zipper into a lining is easy, and a zipper closure at the top of the bag will ensure that your belongings are secure and safe and won’t fall out.

Smile and Wave Tote Bag Pattern

The Smile and Wave Tote is both good-looking and user friendly. This large tote is roomy enough to carry everything you’ll need for a day of surf and sun. It’s got a wide open top with sturdy shoulder straps, three slip pockets inside for easy access, plus one zippered pocket to hold keys or money. …

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Making Leather Bags Online Sewing Class

Don’t spend hundreds on a handbag when you can make one on your sewing machine. Customize and sew boutique-quality leather handbags with designer Don Morin. Learn professional leatherwork techniques to create a sophisticated and stylish leather tote using Don’s Craftsy-exclusive pattern. Discover tips for selecting quality leather and to efficiently lay out your pattern to …

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Lexi Carryall Bag Pattern

Whether you’re going around the block or around the world, this bag can tag along! Stay hands-free by packing your phone, ID, wallet, small tablet and more in this carryall bag – it really does carry it all. The interior features a wallet pocket and roomy main compartment, while the exterior features a front zip …

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21 Terrific Patchwork Bags

Make bags that reflect your personality and are as unique as you are. Using inspirational suggestions alongside practical guidance, choose from 21 projects including a shoulder bag, backpack, envelope bag, travel bag and more. Customize your bag through your choice of fabrics, quilting and patchwork styles, and hand stitches. Find the book here

Sewing for Beginners – Simple Tote Bag

Learn how to make a simple tote bag which is a great project for beginning seamstresses. This lined tote bag is easy to make using coordinating fabric for the top section and the bottom section.

How to Make a Triple Zipper Pouch

Zipper pouches are useful for storing and organizing all your small sewing and craft supplies – plus they’re quick and easy to make! In this DIY video tutorial, learn an easy way to make a purse with three zipper compartments. To make this zipper pouch, you’ll need: – your favorite fabric – Zippers – 3 …

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