9 of the Best Free Messenger Bag Sewing Patterns

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9 of the Best Free Messenger Bag Sewing Patterns

Messenger bags are one of the most versatile bags around. They come in all sorts of sizes and are ideal for women, children, and even men. Whether it’s for work, school or the office, a messenger bag has plenty of pockets and plenty of room to carry whatever you need to get you through the day.

If you’ve been thinking about sewing one of these bags, these free messenger bag sewing patterns are sure to inspire you. Simply choose your favorite pattern and fabric, and get started sewing. Or mix and max the best features of each bag and design your own. Add more pockets and change the hardware to make a bag that’s perfect for you.

Free Bag Pattern and Tutorial - Laminated Messenger Bag Pattern

Laminated Messenger Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

This bag is made from laminated fabric and is perfect to use as a diaper bag, computer bag, book carrier or overnight bag. Using a good stabilizer gives it great shape and structure with too much bulk, and using laminated cotton on the outside it’s easy to keep the bag looking fresh and clean.

Free Bag Pattern and Tutorial - Reversible Messenger Bag

Reversible Messenger Bag – Free Bag Pattern

This reversible messenger bag is easy to make in your favorite fabrics. And best of all, you get two bags for one! When you need a change, simply turn the bag inside out for a completely different look. The bag features a long shoulder strap, with pockets on the sides and a large pocket on the front so you can keep the contents organized.

Foldover Messenger Bag - Free Sewing Tutorial

Foldover Messenger Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

This functional foldover messenger bag is perfect for times when you’re on the go and need to carry around lots of stuff. The bag features lots of pockets and the flap can extend upwards if you need to carry bulky or large items.

Messenger Bag with Zip Top Closure - Free Sewing Tutorial

Messenger Bag with Zip Top Closure – Free Sewing Tutorial

This messenger bag features a zipper closure to keep the contents safe, and a rounded fold-over flap. Make the bag using strong fabric such as cotton twill, and coordinate with a fun fabric for the flap.

Free Bag Pattern and Tutorial - A little birdie told me Messenger Bag

{a little birdie told me} Messenger Bag – Free Sewing Pattern

This messenger bag has a convenient pocket on the front of the bag under the flap so you can access the contents in a hurry. The foldover flap keeps everything safe.

Free Bag Pattern and Tutorial - Messenger Bag

Messenger Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

This lined messenger bag is perfect for carrying books or a laptop. Make it in fun colors for children or teenagers, or more sophisticated colors for adults.

Free Bag Pattern - Classic Messenger Bag

Classic Messenger Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

Originally created for hard-working couriers, the classic Messenger Bag has been in circulation for several decades. Known for its long-lasting rugged durability and distinctive “envelope” styling, the classic Messenger has been adopted around the world as the everyday all-purpose carryall.

Free Bag Pattern and Tutorial - Messenger Bag

Messenger Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

This messenger bag features a three-panel front with an integrated pocket, plus plenty of pockets on the inside. The flap of the messenger bag folds over to keep the contents safe.

Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial - Ruffled Messenger Bag

Ruffled Messenger Bag – Free Sewing Pattern

This lined messenger bag is fun and feminine with pretty frills around the edge of the rounded fold-over flap. The bag is easy to make in your favorite fabrics.

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