Freshen up for spring outings with a fabulous tote you can use for farmers’ markets, retail therapy or just as a new everyday bag. 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.
At 7½” x 4” x 3½”, this toiletries bag is smaller than a standard dopp kit but is still the perfect size to fit all those bottles, jars, and tubes. It’s a “mighty mini”! Great to use on a road trip or to organize at home.
Spring is for new beginnings, time to learn (or re-learn) a new skill. If you’ve been a little intimidated by three-dimensional sewing, we encourage you to try this pretty little case. It’s surprisingly straightforward, and we’ve included lots of helpful tips along the way.
Big totes are great for big jobs, but sometimes, a compact purse is all you need. This little zip pouch has room to hold the necessities plus a little extra. Fold down the top, sling it over your shoulder, and you’re good to go.
Spring kicks-off the outdoor events and festivals. Did you know that many venues no longer allow closed totes and bags to be brought in? If you want to carry in a larger bag, they require it to be see-through. Sew4Home to the rescue with a fashionable, functional solution.
Little ones are so busy; it can seem like you need 6 arms to keeps track of them and everything they need! Free up your hands with a diaper bag that can also be worn as a backpack. Find it now in our Etsy Shop.
Gather up your fave scraps of lightweight canvas or home décor weight fabric. These works great in combination with fusible fleece to create and hold this pouch’s unique triangle shape formed with wide boxed bottom corners.
You can never have too many cute zipper pouches! This one features a curved bottom with the wrist strap attached to the zipper, moving with it and changing from a simple wrist loop to a full handle as the zipper opens and closes.
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.
Bring your zipper expertise full circle. Learn how to insert a zipper into a round, thin case with a full lining; it’s a shape that’s handy for all kinds of tasks – we turned our little sample into a mini sewing kit.
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.
These cool cases are fast and easy, and a great intro to working with Kraft-Tex. The double pockets can fit credit or gift cards, folded bills or business cards. There’s a free pattern for both the body of the wallet and the band.
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 perfect for beginners: very easy, but also cute and classic.
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.
For the unique shoulder bag, a purchased skinny belt becomes the strap and a large, monochromatic embroidered medallion adorns the front pocket as well as the lining pocket, creating a secret pop of pretty on the inside.
Our tall drawcord duffle is the perfect project to showcase a merry-go-round of color. A ring of metal grommets allows the top of the bag to cinch closed with its own matching drawcord and slider. Great for grads!
Position the pouch to rest either across the front or out of the way across the back. Its slim profile allows it to comfortably mold against your body, and it can be worn either over or under a jacket or other outerwear.
We created a very pretty fabric envelope that’s fun for any occasion. It ties shut with a clever pull-through bow. Plus, it can be used over and over again, which makes it a green gift wrap alternative.
It snaps closed and opens wide to carry a pair of shoes, a change of clothes, and all the extras you need to get back to your workout routine. The lining is water-resistant ripstop nylon so you can toss in damp items.
It’s always good to have tissues at-the-ready when out and about: dab away a tear, capture a sneeze or wipe up a mess. Pretty them up with our adorable tissue covers. A fun ScrapBusters project that also makes a great gift.
Got something to say? This is a messenger bag with a real message! We used iron-on letters to create our FACT – FICTION phrase. Button flap pockets and a cool closure are just the start of the hardworking style.
We took the sophisticated styling of an adult carryall and scaled it down to kid-size. Feeling like kids have all the fun? Want your very own mini vintage satchel? Simply lengthen the strap and you’re good to go.
The beauty of ribbons always makes a statement. When paired with solid color fabric, they get others talking as well. This small shoulder bag features a full flap created from seven gorgeous Jacquard ribbons stitched side-by-side.
Open wide, fill to the brim, zip it up, and go! If you’re new to working with laminated cottons, we have a full, step-by-step tutorial with lots of great tips and techniques. It’s easy and so is that wraparound zipper!