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Did you like our first comprehensive list of quick and easy bag making patterns? Here’s 20 MORE easy bag making patterns to refresh your creativity and style with! Here’s 20 more of the of the best wallets, totes, messenger bags, purses, and laptop cases on the internet! Click any image or link to see the full tutorial to make or refashion your own DIY bags.

1. Make a Leather Bag 

This pattern is simple, straightforward, and eliminates bulk in your bag project (which can be hard for sewing machines to handle.) The best quick tips and tricks to working with leather are here in this tutorial, without the overwhelm! CLICK HERE for the full easy tutorial.

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2. Tote Bag With Lining

This bag making patterns gem from Vicki Myers Creations is easy and helps you learn a great sewing basic: how to sew in a liner! This tote bag pattern is fully lined and features two slip pockets, plus it also has a padded pocket designed for a tablet. Find the pattern by clicking here!

3. DIY POM POM WOVEN PURSE. A 10 MINUTE TUTORIAL

Bright, woven purses are a classic wardrobe staple, but the pricetag can be just as impressive as the trend. Why not make one yourself? To create this DIY, you’ll only need to block out about 10 minutes and collect a few supplies. CLICK HERE for the easiest stylish upcycle that you’ll reach for often!

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4. SIMPLE DIY FRINGE CLUTCH TUTORIAL

Make this awesome Oversize Fringe DIY Clutch in under an hour! It actually has more storage than most regular shoulder bags, and can be casual or fancy. There is something about an oversize clutch that adds that extra something to elevate your overall look. Find the pattern HERE!

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5. HOW TO MAKE CORDED BAG HANDLES

Ever wondered how to make bag handles that look like pretty rolls of fabric? have a bag with broken handles you want to fix or upgrade? These types of purse handles look so nice, are durable and comfortable to wear and the best part is, they’re super easy to make! They are great for tote bags, as well as sturdier, travel bags. Plus, you can use any stash fabric you’ve got home, so that you don’t need to think of buying more fabric and stashing the leftovers as well. With this sewing tutorial from Easy Peasy Creative, you’ll learn how to make bag handles with cording in any color and style you want! Click here for the tutorial.

6. SEW A CUSTOM LAPTOP BAG W/ THIS LEATHER LAPTOP POUCH TUTORIAL

This bag making patterns project looks advanced, but with step by step instructions it becomes really easy. You can sew this custom laptop sleeve using a basic, at home sewing machine with these helpful bag making tips and tricks to make your own leather patterns! We’ll add magnetic closures to your laptop bag, a front flap, pockets, and learn how to sew leather and faux leather and suede without expensive equipment. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL TUTORIAL!

7. CLASP MINI MONEY PURSE PATTERN

Sewing a Charming Mini Purse with a Clasp can be easy. Here’s one of the best DIY bag making patterns & tutorials from DIY Tutorial Ideas that according to the guide brings, ” a spark of beauty and celebration” into the everyday! Click here if you want the most charming miniature place to put your bills and coins.

8. HOW TO MAKE DIY LEATHER TOTE PURSE

This basic purse-making tutorial will walk you through how to make a fully-lined, structured tote in a short afternoon. This bag is the perfect every-day bag and is large enough to carry everything you need. I love how straight-forward the pattern is and how polished this leather tote looks when you’re done. Hopefully you will like it too! Click here to discover the perfect roomy tote!

9. CROCHET BAG PATTERN FOR BEGINNERS

Like to crochet? This easy crochet tote bag can be for supermarket shopping or even as a beach bag. You choose your own adventure! Simple, stylish, and versatile, you can take the Soho Tote from For The Frills anywhere this summer. The Soho Tote is a super easy crochet bag pattern! The base of the bag is a rectangle worked in rows and rounds, so this entire bag is one piece with no extra seaming. Click here to use your excellent beginner crochet skills to make something super useable!

10. EASY BAG MAKING WITH THIS DIY CIRCLE PURSE TUTORIAL

When you are done with this new circle bag design, you’ll have an adorable purse you can use every day and some new skills you can keep in your back pocket! This tutorial has great tips for working with thick fabrics like faux suede, leather, and vinyl. THis pattern comes with two exterior pockets that are spacious enough to hold the largest iphone, receipts, and even a small wallet. The inside contains one large storage compartment large enough for everything else you’ll need during the day. See the full tutorial by clicking here!

11. COMBO CORDUROY BAG TUTORIAL

The Walkabout Corduroy Backpack from Sew4Home is such a handy backpack and handbag combo. It features six handy pockets and a large wrap around zipper. Because there’s a generous pocket on the back, if you decide to use the carry handles instead of the straps, you can tuck the straps into the pocket to keep them from dangling. Plush, wide wale corduroy is a perfect compliment to the colors and textures of the changing seasons. Click here to make the perfect bag you can use all year round! 

 

12. DIY FRINGE BAG FROM A RECYCLED KITCHEN PLACEMAT

This boho-style, DIY fringe bag is made out of a straw kitchen placemat! This is seriously the easiest DIY bag making tutorial you have ever seen. You can get this project completed in under 30 minutes, takes inexpensive supplies, and looks unique when you’re finished. Sounds perfect right? Click here to get started!

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13. CROSSBODY SELL PHONE BAG TUTORIAL

This is the Crossbody Cell Phone Bag FREE sewing tutorial (with video) from the designer Sewing Times. This cute and small cell phone wallet crossbody bag is very handy. It has a long strap so you can easily wear it crossbody from one shoulder to your opposite hip. It definitely makes for a handy accessory. The front zipper pocket is great for your wallet, and your credit card, or some cash. I suggest you make one for yourself first and be prepared for all of your friends to ask you for one too! It’s just the right size and has all the right features for a handsfree day or evening out when you don’t need to carry the kitchen sink. Click here for the free tutorial and video!

14. THE EASIEST DIY BOHO BAG TUTORIAL

What makes this project so fun is your ability to jump right into the creative part! Play with your embellishments and see where you want them, how far apart you’d like your tassels etc. right away. You can even pre-made the tassels via this tutorial HERE. Each tassel is so simple to make from embroidery thread. You could realistically complete them in less time than it takes to drive to a craft store and buy them. CLICK HERE for the full upcycling tutorial!

15. UPCYCLED DENIM BAG DIY

This tote bag from Trash To Couture is a sustainable approach to sewing and a practical project. Recycling old jeans is good for the environment and your wallet! You can use this for grocery runs to beach trips and everything in between.  Get the details here on how to make your own Reusable Tote Bag from Upcycled Jeans.

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16. MAKE A DIY MESSENGER BAG FROM SCRATCH!

This messenger bag pattern tutorial can be switched up to make large bags, small bags, laptop bags, tall and skinny passport holders…… you name it. This DIY messenger bag is completely customizable to suit whatever you can think of. Don’t you just love that? Plus, its easy enough for complete beginners. Hone your new sewing hobby skills with this tutorial HERE.

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17. EASY TOTE BAG PATTERN

There are few things as versatile as a classic tote. This particular tote comes in three different sizes to cater to whatever you may need. Want a bag for your next farmer’s market? How about a new carry-all for your next girls trip? It’s right here. Perhaps you just need something to help get your books to and from places? Check. See the full tutorial here,

18. MAKE THIS DIY MESSENGER BAG W/ PRINTABLE PDF SEWING PATTERN

The Boston Messenger Bag is a versatile, modern DIY messenger bag that is built to handle your day to day and keep you organized along the way. It is an easy bag making pattern to sew and even comes with tips and tricks to make complete this project in heavy-duty vinyl, canvas, and even leather. This bag can also be made with or without the front flap, making The Boston Messenger Bag an adjustable-strap tote or a sleek messenger bag. CLICK HERE FOR THE TUTORIAL AND PDF PATTERN!

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19. EASY DIY NEOPRENE TOTE BAG W/ PRINTABLE PATTERN

Who doesn’t love the soft, buttery texture of neoprene? This easy neoprene tote bag is the perfect tutorial if you’re just getting started sewing, have never worked with neoprene before, or are simply in the mood for a quick project.

The large, exterior pocket is roomy enough to hold it’s own full size notebooks, a tablet, or folders. The inside is spacious enough to hold large binders, a full size laptop, and anything else you may need throughout the day. Above all, I think the best part about this little tote is it’s minimalist lines and streamlined design. CLICK HERE for the step by step tutorial.

20. HOW TO MAKE A DIY WOVEN PURSE (FROM PLACEMATS!)

Love the look of those expensive woven designer bags, but don’t have the cash? A woven purse is perfectly casual, matches almost anything, and perfectly bohemian. Out of all the bag making patterns here, this woven DIY tutorial is the one for you! Get the style at home along with flexing your creativity. This bag adds a laid-back-boho vibe to whatever you wear it with. It’s roomy enough to store all of your day to day essentials, and perfect for a casual weekend… or your next vacation. Find the DIY tutorial here!

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Lisa Mecham