Bag Making Techniques

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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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 Stylish Handbags & Totes

This book shows you how to recreate the stylish, high-end look of designer bags at a fraction of the cost. Get step-by-step instructions for making more than 50 useful and stylish bags, a basic overview of sewing techniques, and tips for going green with recycled materials. Find the book here

Handbag Workshop

Create your own perfect designer look-alike bags using these 18 unique designs. Learn how to use fabrics such as leather, faux leather and suede to create a range of styles from chic wristlets to functional carryalls. Each sewing project includes easy instructions, pattern templates, and detailed photos. Included also are sewing basics and design instruction …

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Sensational Patchwork Bags

This collection of patchwork bags is sure to inspire you. With 13 designs and 21 styles to choose from, learn how to easily create your own unique patchwork bags and accessories including evening bags, practical portfolios, backpacks and more. Learn new techniques on a small scale before trying them out on bigger projects. Find the …

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Foolproof Crazy-Quilt Projects

Embrace the versatility of crazy quilting with these 10 sewing projects that are quick to sew and fun to make. Make bags and purses using a mix of cotton, wool, linen, and silk for eclectic fabric pairings, then embellish them using embroidery and beading stitches selected from the included dictionary. Also included is a foundation …

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The Book of Bags

In this book choose from 30 gorgeous bags. From a stylish clutch to an eye-catching everyday purse, from a bright and cheery beach bag to a functional shopping tote, handmade bags are a fabulous, fun way to accessorize. These projects are as easy to make as they are to admire. Find the book here

Carry Me – Boutique Bags

This book showcases the stylish sensibilities of eastern expertise in creating gorgeously sophisticated handbags. Revealing a balanced selection of cleverly constructed handbags, exclusive pull-out pattern templates, intricate details and instructions, and simple sewing techniques, sewers are shown how to create distinct and fashionable works of functional art. Find the book here

A Bag for All Reasons

This book features 12 bag designs with full photographic instructions for how to make a bag with professional results. Included are patterns for beginner sewers, as well as more fully featured bags for experienced sewers. Bags include an easy shopping bag, an iPad case, a backpack, a purse with metal purse frame, tri-fold wallet and …

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Sew What! Bags

Whether toting groceries, books, baby supplies, gardening tools, or a wallet and some electronic gadgets, eco-conscious crafters will find a bag design to fit their needs in Sew What! Bags. The focus is on simple, pattern-free sewing that requires no previous experience — just an inventive spirit, some fun fabric, and a basic sewing machine. …

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Making Vintage Bags

These vintage bags draw inspiration from the elegance, glamour, and sophistication of styles popular in the 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s. Each of the 20 original projects have wonderful details including three-dimensional trims, whimsical appliques, and eye-catching prints. Choose from slimline clutches, tapestry bags, and gathered purses with felt corsages. Each handbag has a pretty …

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Sew Cute to Carry

You can never have too many bags, and this collection is the perfect inspiration to make a few more! The book is packed with bag designs for all occasions including totes, clutch bags and handbags, together with the more practical sleepover bag and back pack. Full size pattern pieces are included. Find the book here

Sewing Pretty Little Things

Use small pieces of fabric to make big impressions with Sewing Pretty Little Things. This book is packed with creative ideas for using fabric scraps and remnants in classic, beautiful designs. With imaginative projects for bags, purses, cases, satchels and more, you’re sure to find a use for all kinds of fabrics and patterns. Find …

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Fat Quarter Bags

Gather up your fat quarters and get ready for some fun! Each of these eye-catching bags can be created with just six fat quarters. Discover how to mix and match fabrics for intriguing results and how color variations demonstrate the dramatic power of fabric selection. Each bag has a different look on the front and …

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Handmade Bags In Natural Fabrics

Handmade Bags in Natural Fabrics offers patterns for twenty-five basic bag styles along with sixty variations and the know-how to customize each bag to suit any style – from sweet and innocent to minimalist to counter-culture. These projects are perfect for the eco-conscious crafter and also include basic sewing lessons that teach the fundamentals of …

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Fabulous Bags to Stitch & Make

Fabulous Bags to Stitch & Make shows you how to make bags that have a unique style! Color and choice of fabrics, threads and embellishments, combined with beautiful bag and purse designs, make this a unique collection of projects. Use quilting and free machine embroidery techniques to create richly embroidered fabrics for make bags that …

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The Perfect Handmade Bag

Give fabric a new lease of life with one of these chic and stylish recycled bags. Choose from 35 fun and functional projects including shopping bags, tote bags and weekender bags. Every bag in this book is designed to make the most of the materials that are readily available and easily recyclable. Find the book …

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