We love making bags, pouches, totes, purses and more. If it’s got handles and holds our stuff, we’re in. The best part of making your own bags is customizing it to fit your life, which is why we’ve put together a list of eight free bags & totes patterns! If you’re a bag-making newbie, no worries, we’ve included a couple tips from bag pros.
Intimidated by zippers? Not anymore, thanks to Jessica VanDenburgh from Sew Many Creations!
Learn from Brenda Miller’s 12 Bag Sewing Tips!
Use up your scrap denim making a rustic tote!
Make an owl handbag is full of whimsy sure to appeal to everyone, from the young to the young-at-heart.
Use easy improv piecing to make this sturdy tote from scraps!
Imagine all of the possibilities with the peek-through design–and the compliments you’ll receive on the Wavy Windows Bag.
Utilize the handy pockets in this tote and embellish to your heart’s delight!
Follow along with a video tutorial from Brenda Miller to make a bag perfect for carrying your phone.
Use canvas fabric to make this easy tote and embellish it with fuse applique. Learn how with a step-by-step video tutorial!
Make a zipper pouch perfect for packing your notions and organizing larger bags.
Want to try the latest bag trend?
Cork fabric is pliable, durable, easy to cut, and it’s thin enough to easily sew on any domestic machine. Its non-fraying edge makes it the perfect material for elevating any bag to the next level.
Show off your creation!
Join the AQS Quilting Project Parade Facebook group to join a community of quilters and share your creations. We can’t wait to see what you make!