12 Travel Bag Patterns

A floral duffel bag on a wicker chair

 Delia Creates

These travel bag patterns are the perfect solution to keeping organized on your next vacation, weekend trip, or a day out in the sun. You'll find free patterns so you can DIY your own duffel bag, tote, overnight bag, jewelry roll, tote bag, and more.

All of these travel bag patterns have everything you need to sew up a new bag for you or the kids. You'll find materials and supply lists, step-by-step assembly instructions, and finishing directions that will make your bag look awesome and be ready to use on your next trip.

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    Gym Bag

    A duffel bag sitting on a chair outside

    A Beautiful Mess

    This gym bag can be used for your next workout but it also makes a great travel bag. It's a roomy bag so you can use it at the beach, on your next weekend getaway, or any other time you need a dependable bag to use. A side pocket is perfect for keeping track of smaller belongings.

    Gym Bag from A Beautiful Mess

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    The Big Beach Bag

    A woman holding a big pink beach bag

    Oh Oh Deco 

    If your next adventure takes you to the beach, you're going to need a travel bag pattern to hold everything you need for a day on the sand. This big beach bag will hold everything you need for your day out, beach towels, toys, books, sunscreen, and anything else you want to bring. There's also a small pocket on the outside of the bag, perfect for holding sunglasses or something else you don't want to lose.

    The Big Beach Bag from Oh Oh Deco

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    Weekender Bag

    A floral duffel bag on a wicker chair

     Delia Creates

    If you're headed out for an overnight or weekend trip, this weekender bag will hold everything you need. It's a large duffel style bag that features leather handles and a crossbody strap, making it easy to haul wherever you're going. There's an inside zippered pocket which is great for storing smaller items.

    Weekender Bag from Delia Creates

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    Drawstring Travel Bag

    Drawstring travel bags, sunglasses, and accessories

    Sew DIY 

    These drawstring travel bags can be used for just about anything, from makeup to books. They're medium-sized, making them great to use on their own or as an extra bag you throw into a bigger bag to keep everything organized. Since they're drawstring, they're easy to use but will still keep your belongings secure.

    Drawstring Travel Bag from Sew DIY

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    Large Tote Bag with Pockets

    A purple, yellow, orange, and pink striped tote bag

    The Spruce Crafts

    No matter what type of trip you are taking, you'll want to have a large bag that can hold lots of stuff, especially if you have kids. This large tote bag is perfect for road trips or a day out at the beach. Secure straps and a large pocket are just some of the highlights of this bag.

    Large Tote Bag with Pockets from The Spruce Crafts

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    Laminated Toiletry Travel Bag

    A floral toiletry bag

    Sew 4 Home

    This travel bag pattern sews up a toiletry bag that you can use for all your travel toiletries, makeup, and any other small items. It's made with laminated fabric, making it a breeze to wipe away any spills or messes.

    Laminated Toiletry Travel Bag from Sew 4 Home

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    Makeup Bag

    A pink makeup bag on a book

    Polka Dot Chair

    This adorable makeup bag is perfect for toting around your makeup or toiletries. It's an oversized toiletry bag so you can fit everything you need in it. You don't have to use it just for makeup either, it would work well for backseat toy bags for the kids on your next road trip.

    Makeup Bag from Polka Dot Chair

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    Quilted Travel Duffle

    A green and pink duffle on top of a suitcase

    Sew 4 Home 

    This quilted travel duffle has a sleeve on the bag so it fits perfectly on top of a rolling suitcase. Features of this travel bag pattern include handles, a detachable cross-body strap, a secure front pocket, and several interior divided pockets to keep everything in its place.

    Quilted Travel Duffle from Sew 4 Home

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    Wash and Wear Travel Bag

    A blue and green plaid laundry bag

     The Crafty Gentleman

    Here's a travel bag pattern that will keep you organized while you're on your vacation. The bag is divided into two sections, one for clean clothes and the other for dirty clothes. It's meant to be used for socks and underwear, but you could make several of them to organize all your clothes.

    Wash and Wear Travel Bag from The Crafty Gentleman

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    Wet Swimsuit Bag

    A bag with stripes and watermelons

    Make It & Love It 

    This travel bag is for a wet swimsuit bag that can be used to keep your wet swimsuit separate from all your other belongings. It's perfect for throwing in a larger bag that you'll take to the beach or pool. The inside of the bag is lined with a waterproof fabric, making it perfect for swimsuits or wet clothes.

    Wet Swimsuit Bag from Make It & Love It

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    Leather Jewelry Roll

    A brown leather jewelry roll on a table

     The Merrythought

    If you have some jewelry you'd like to take on your travels, consider making this leather jewelry roll. It has a place for earrings, necklaces, rings, and pocket that holds other small jewelry. Simply roll it up when you're finished using it and tie with the leather strips to keep it all in its place.

    Leather Jewelry Roll from The Merrythought

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    Travel Bag for Kids

    A chevron tote bag with a red car on it

     Ginger Snap Crafts

    If you're travelling with kids, you'll want to keep them organized too. They'll love this tote bag that features their name and a picture of what they love. It uses an already made canvas tote, so it's a quick project that couldn't be easier.

    Travel Bag for Kids from Ginger Snap Crafts