Bag Sewing Patterns

Bag Patterns Galore

Swoon Sewing Patterns is a fantastic little site brimming with popular sewing patterns for hand bags, totes, back packs, purses, clutches and pouches which are all available as pdf downloads.

I have been partnering with Swoon Sewing Patterns for years now and still love their vibe. I especially enjoy their free sewing patterns and freebie embroidery designs.

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Dollie Mini Cross Body Free Bag Pattern

Dollie Mini Cross Body

dollie mini cross body free bag pattern

This is a super free compact cross body bag pattern, featuring an exterior slip pocket, fold over flap with magnetic snap closure and long adjustable strap. Use bright left over fabric scraps and faux leather to enhance the contrast in textiles when making this bag.

Get this FREE bag pattern from Swoon Sewing Patterns right here!

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dollie cross body free bag pattern

This one was made by Sew Sweet Melissa

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They also have some fab patterns in their shop that you can purchase.

Other posts to read:

Sewing for Beginners

Directory of sewing guides and tutorials

Glossary of essential sewing terms

More bags to sew:

Baker Street Bag Pattern

Alice Shopper Tote Bag Pattern

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Materials required:

15” x 15” quilting weight exterior fabric
1/4 yard (or fat quarter) 44” wide quilting weight lining fabric
1/3 yard 44” wide woven or 54” wide vinyl contrasting fabric
1/4 yard fusible fleece (Pellon Thermolam TP971F)
1 yard fusible woven interfacing (Pellon Shapeflex SF101)
Scrap of fusible stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 71F) (only if using all woven)
Two 3/4” D-rings
Two 3/4” swivel clips
One 3/4” strap slide
One magnetic snap
Fabric glue (Beacon Fabritac) or double-sided tape (optional)
Coordinating thread

Suggested supplies to make this bag:

12 x 12 inch fabric squares for sewing & crafts, available from Amazon.

12 x 12 inch fabric squares for sewing & crafts, available from Amazon. Click here.

Leather bag straps for sewing, available from Amazon.

Leather bag straps for sewing, available from Amazon.

Magnetic snaps for bags and purses

Magnetic snaps for bag projects, available from Amazon.

Tan soft faux vegan pu leather by the yard

Faux leather approved by Peta, available from Amazon. Click here.

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Alice Shopper Tote Free Bag Pattern

Alice shopping tote free bag pattern

Alice Shopper Tote Free Bag Pattern

Alice is an easy-to-sew large shopper tote bag pattern featuring an exterior open pocket with magnetic snap, with a unique shape that lets a bit of contrasting fabric peek out of the bag. There is also a simple patch pocket inside. The straps are long enough for shoulder carry.

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This is a FREE downloadable pattern available from Swoon Sewing Patterns!

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Alice shopper tote bag

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Check out their shop containing loads more sewing patterns that you can purchase.

New to sewing?

Read my posts:

Sewing for Beginners

Directory of Sewing Guides A-Z

Glossary of essential sewing terms

Fabric supplies to make this bag

Light blue tree fabric by the yard

Get this cute fabric from Amazon!

Cotton camping tents trailers camping vacation fabric by the yard

This is so adorable! Camper fabric available from Amazon.

Dear stella harvest moon woodland scenic fabric by the yard

Get this black and white scenic fabric from Amazon. Click here.

Owl fabric by the yard

Click here to buy this adorable owl fabric.

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Boho Fringe Bag Pattern

Boho Fringe free bag pattern

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By Liz at Cotton+Curls

Free Boho Fringe Bag Pattern

This free Boho fringe bag pattern is inspired by designers like Michael Kors, and includes printable pattern pieces, so that you don’t have to worry about any guesswork with this sewing project.

This version was made up in faux leather, and oozes the bohemian style. It includes a trendy fringe, and is large enough to store all of your necessities.

Perfect in black or dark brown faux leather, this DIY bag would be a great choice for your go-to fall or winter bag.

Hop on the ever popular boho trend with this free bag pattern.

Make this bag in shabby fabrics for a romantic finish, or retro it up for a more sixties look! (Fabric hints at the bottom of this post)

This is a FREE pattern available from Cotton+Curls – Click here.

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*Easy*

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New to sewing?

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And these two posts: Directory of sewing guides and Glossary of essential sewing terms.

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Suggested fabrics to sew this bag

Tan soft faux vegan pu leather by the yard

Faux leather approved by Peta, available from Amazon. Click here.

Faux leather sheets perfect for all crafts and bag making

Faux leather sheets perfect for crafts. Available from Amazon. Click here.

Vintage patchwork fabric by the yard

Vintage patchwork upholstery / craft fabric from Amazon. Click here.

Flower market daisy petals fabric by the yard

Sixties daisies! Fabric available from Amazon. Click here.

 

 

Baker Street Bag Pattern

Baker Street free bag pattern

Baker Street Bag Pattern

This Baker Street bag pattern includes a free printable pattern and tutorial. It is a trendy and practical design, using just a few yards of fabric, making it a great way to update your wardrobe without breaking the budget!

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By Sara at Sew Sweetness

This free pattern can be made with a zipper or magnetic snap and includes some simple pockets to hide your necessities.

The printable pattern comes with sewing instructions and step by step photos, making it ideal for beginners.

Click here for the pattern and tutorial

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*beginner*

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New to sewing

Start with Sewing for Beginners and keep my Glossary of essential sewing terms nearby for easy reference!

Suggested fabric supplies to make this bag:

Marvel retro comic covers multi fabric by the yard

I love this Marvel fabric!!!! You can get it from Amazon. Click here.

musical instruments fabric by the yard

Retro music print cotton fabric available from Amazon. Click here.

Retro style licence plate fabric by the yard

This number plate fabric is awesome! Get is from Amazon by clicking here!

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Jumbo Flip Flap Messenger Bag Pattern

Jumbo Flip Flap Messenger Bag

Jumbo Flip Flap messenger bag free pattern

Flip-Flap-Messenger Bag pattern

By Remona from the Stitching Scientist

You can sew this jumbo flip flap messenger bag in a day!

It is perfect for those grab-and-go days when you want to get in and out fast. This is the perfect farmers market bag or book bag for your next library trip.

The jumbo flip flap messenger bag will be the best reusable bag addition to your next shopping trip!

***Beginner***

New to Sewing? Read my post Sewing for Beginners

Click here for this FREE pattern & tutorial

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Your supplies for this bag:

Outer Fabric 1/2 yard

Lining 1/2 yard

Batting 1/2 yard

Matching sewing thread

Ideas for your supplies:

Silver grey flying arrow fabric by the yard

Carousel silver grey arrow fabric available from Amazon. Click here.

Feather fabric by the yard traditional tribal folk

Traditional tribal folk fabric available from Amazon. Click here.

Robert Kaufman forest fellow raccoons wild fabric by the yard

Robert Kaufman forest animals fabric available from Amazon.

Mountain mist polyester quilt batting availble from amazon

Mountain Mist polyester quilt batting available from Amazon

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