A unique satchel with the feel of a mail carrier’s bag. This taller and thinner style can be carried with the double looping handles or worn crossbody with a detachable shoulder strap. Don’t forget the cool fussy cutting!
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.
A purchased skinny belt becomes the strap on this unique shoulder bag, 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 colorful ribbons against a solid canvas. A ring of metal grommets allows the top of the bag to cinch closed with its own matching drawcord and slider.
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.
If you’re brand new to bags, this is a super quick and easy project to kick off your experience. It starts as one long panel, then folds up with finished seams inside and out. Dive into your scrap stash for your best bold prints.
This project is excellent for young kids or anyone just learning to sew. Classic bandanas on the outside, denim on the inside, layered webbing handles, and bound all around. Add a mini pom tassel for extra fun.
It earns our Sewing Survival emblem because the construction is fast and easy, but without sacrificing any style! You can make this beautiful bag in an afternoon, learning straight seams, topstitching, and boxed corners.
This soft shoulder bag is fast and easy but with a very stylish finish. The cool strap-and-tassel closure is a look we spotted on some of the trendiest designer bags. To get the signature slouch, look for a very fine wale corduroy.
High-tech accents; like snaps, hooks, and locks provide functionality as closures as well as pro style. This slim shoulder bag uses 6 different fasteners, including a pair of mitten clips to tether a matching inner pouch.
Hardware is usually categorized on the functional side of sewing. For this project, we moved it into the fashionable category; grommets/eyelets and rivets create a striking starburst design on the bag’s solid color front.
Decorative stitching against a neutral canvas gives this slouchy bucket bag a great hipster style. We also incorporated long, soft tassels at the sides and front made from the belted cording. We include all the steps.
You’ll need to read more to see why this bag is named after Winnie The Pooh’s pal, Christopher Robin. In the meantime, you can see the bag’s exterior is done in quilted corduroy and the front flap has very cool closures.
The step-by-step instructions for this unique bag are packed with lots of great S4H tips and tricks for working with faux leather and vinyl, including cutting, stitching, and how to keep layers to a minimum.
This tote is designed in a shopper style, which means it’s a generous size that opens wide at the top and can be slung over your shoulder or carried by hand. We recommend easy-to-sew faux leather and vinyl for the sleek look.
This soft and slouchy bag blends 5 different fabrics from within one collection plus an accent solid and a row of perky poms along the top, Color, pattern, and texture combine from all sides for a unique, whimsical finish.