Hold it together! On particularly busy days, I mutter this under my breath repeatedly. And on those days, sometimes it seems like the only thing keeping everything together is spit and baling wire. Thank goodness we can rely on Aurifil thread to keep our sewing projects together, which means we should always have it at
Plenty of room, lots of pockets, PUL lining, adjustable strap... this diaper bag has it all. Plus, most importantly for a bag that's your constant companion for months: it's GREAT looking! In fact, it might be hard to give up this pretty bag once your baby has become a more compact traveller. We used a

Showcase your personality with a custom fabric wallet. This one folds up in thirds and is secured with an elastic loop and button. We added an optional monogram and offer the full alphabet/brackets as a free download.

This smaller size duffle (8½” x 15″ x 6”) is great for kids or anyone who wants a space-saving, on-the-go option. We created a soft, quilted exterior so the duffle can gently expand and mold to better fit its contents.

Create a fun, colorful, insulated lunch bag that features a bold monogram clearly stating, “That’s my PB&J, dude… hands off.” We combine a linen-blend solid with a striking quilting cotton on the outside, wipe-clean rip stop inside.

This dynamic fold over backpack is deep enough to hold everything you need and is super comfy to wear. It’s essentially a structured sack! Pick an eye-catching print and put your fussy cutting skills to work for a striking finish.

This is what we call a statement bag. It’s specifically designed to make the best use of a fabric collection’s boldest, brightest colors and motifs. There’s a free pattern for the unique curved “wave” pockets on the front and back.

It’s all cotton so it breathes well and dries in a snap. Rope handles add a nautical touch, and a ring of metal grommets makes it easy to open wide so you can load up plenty of towels and other important sunny weather gear.

A classic zippered clutch is great for all types of situations. How you blend your fabrics, notions, and embellishments is what defines the finished style – from everyday casual to evening elegance. We're working in elegance category for this project, showing you how to combine two boldly graphic exterior fabrics with the rich texture of

Many event venues no longer allow closed totes and bags. If you want to carry in a larger bag, it must be see-through. S4H to the rescue with a fashionable solution in clear vinyl with cotton accents. You’ll love the hanging pocket.

A tropical print exterior and natural rope handles give this small box tote its beachy beauty. Perfect for sunny day outings and easy enough to make in a single afternoon. Buy new fabric or check out your stash for ideas.

The classic rolled clutch is lightweight, lovely, and just the right size. Three flat panels cleverly wrap around and come together to produce the 3D roll. A solid exterior and patterned lining sets off the monogram on the front flap.

Can't you picture Harrison Ford slinging this amazing duffle over his shoulder as Indiana Jones?! We blended heavy cotton canvas and faux leather with webbing and brass zipper accents for the dashing exterior. Inside is a tough ripstop nylon lining. Even if you're not a world-renowned archeologist and adventurer, this bag is is great way to

We’ve done totes and we’ve done yoga mat carriers, but – until this – hadn’t combined the two in such a stylish way. Collect all your gear into a generously sized tote, then use the handy wraparound straps to secure your mat.

Patterns for lightweight, flexible bags that can best replace plastic can be hard to find. Luckily, you’re a clever sewing person and can make your own – with a little help from S4H. Ours are made from two layers of quilting cotton.

On-the-go just got a whole lot prettier! This beautiful duffle is made for travel. Pack it on its own or use the sleeve on the back to slip it over the handle of a rolling suitcase. Classic hardware pulls it all together, allowing the design to include carry handles as well as a fully adjustable

A versatile carryall with room to spare. We took inspiration from the heavy duty feed sack fabric of the early 1900s to create a look that’s nostalgically trendy and eye-catching but in a hardworking modern canvas substate.

Making a wonderful bag for yourself or as a gift is a great sense of accomplishment. In this tutorial, we focus on creating a cool tote that’s very easy, but also cute and classic. Choose between two different strap styles.

Often seen in woven straw, crocheted yarn or macrame, vintage style round handle bags like this are a classic. Our pleated, semi-circle design features a soft upholstery fabric with a large, bold motif. Includes a free pattern.

We love looking for ways to use decorative stitching. It can add just the right pop of embellishment to a project. This striking oversize clutch provides the perfect large, solid surface for concentric rings of stitching applied with the Janome Circular Sewing Attachment in a bold, 9mm stitch width. Vary the fabric palette, the coordinating
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