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Sew a Purse, Tote, Duffle, or Backpack!
You'll never run out of space to carry things when you start sewing your way through these purse and bag patterns! Choose from all kinds of sizes, styles, purposes, and skill levels. Best of all, they're completely free.Continue to 2 of 26 below.
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Flying Geese Patchwork Cinch Sack
This fantastic drawstring bag designed by Giuseppe Ribaudo features the classic flying geese quilt motif, and you can wear it as a backpack. And if you want to make one of these for your child, check out Ginger Peach Studio's smaller version so you and your little one can match!Continue to 4 of 26 below.
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Jumbo Tote With Striped PocketsContinue to 5 of 26 below.
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DIY Diaper Bag
Finding a diaper bag that suits your style can be difficult, but not when you make it yourself! Sarah from Blue Susan Makes created this tutorial for Fabric.com so you can make a smaller bag that still holds the essentials. You could even make this as a crafting tote!Continue to 6 of 26 below.
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Little Girl's Patchwork PurseContinue to 7 of 26 below.
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Beach Bag With Rope HandlesContinue to 9 of 26 below.
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Mini Quilted SuitcaseContinue to 10 of 26 below.
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Fabric Basket-Style PurseContinue to 11 of 26 below.
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Laminated Ruffle Duffle Bag
For the family that's always on the go to dance classes, karate, and more, a durable bag is a must. Using laminated fabric or oilcloth helps this duffle hold up and the ruffle detail gives it a feminine touch.
Ruffle Duffle Bag Pattern from Family Ever AfterContinue to 12 of 26 below.
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Pleated Zipper Clutch Purse
If you want to carry only the bare minimum, this pleated clutch purse is perfect. The pattern is scrap-friendly and has some great details which you can easily customize to make your purse uniquely yours. Add a small strap to make it a wristlet!Continue to 13 of 26 below.
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Easy Oversized Bow ToteContinue to 14 of 26 below.
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Fabric Selvage Tote BagContinue to 16 of 26 below.
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DIY School BackpackContinue to 17 of 26 below.
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All in a Row Quilt-Style Tote
Although it's not quilted, the patchwork on this tote bag from Riley Blake Designs would make it a perfect gift for a quilter! This fabric company also has a fun pattern to make a purse with scrappy stripes. Find these and more in their free pattern section.
All in a Row Tote Bag from Riley Blake DesignsContinue to 18 of 26 below.
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Insulated Mason Jar Bag
Mason jars are a great way to carry fruit or a salad to work, and you can keep yours insulated in this sweet drawstring bag. Of course, you could use a little bag like this in lots of ways!
Insulated Mason Jar Bag Tutorial from Sew Mama SewContinue to 20 of 26 below.
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Ramona Mini Hipster Bag
Swoon Patterns offers many patterns at reasonable prices, and they're also generous enough to offer some great tutorials and free patterns, like this small cross-body bag. The recessed zipper keeps your items secure and the flat bottom allows it to stand on its own.Continue to 23 of 26 below.
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Springtime Patchwork Purse
It may be called the Springtime Patchwork Purse, but this adorable pattern, designed by Charise Rendell, is suitable for any time of year. But then, maybe you want to make one for each season?
Springtime Patchwork Purse Pattern from Sew Mama SewContinue to 24 of 26 below.
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Quilted Drawstring Pouch
Constructed with linen and a bunch of small fabric pieces, this quilted shoulder bag lets you use up scraps of precious fabrics in a way that shows them off. And if patchwork isn't your thing, simply swap out that panel with a solid piece, or eliminate it altogether.Continue to 25 of 26 below.
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Flip Flop Messenger BagContinue to 26 of 26 below.
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