Purses & Bags To Make and Sew

Quick, easy, and DIY bags, totes, purses, and more! All sizes of purses, pouches, zip bags, too.
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Learn How To Sew A Zipper
Learn how to sew a bag like a pro with these beginner-friendly tips from Joan Hawley. From the easiest zipper installation, to quick tricks, be a better bag maker and take the fear out of construction with Joan's simple techniques and expert tips for success. The Runaround Bag is the perfect beginner bag-making project! Download this PDF sewing pattern for the best cross body bag for a day on the go and start sewing now. Rotary cut project, no pattern pieces included. Pattern available now!
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A Zipper Technique Sew Easy You'll Think You Cheated
Mix bold prints and add a zipper the easy way for a fantastic small cross body bag. Learn this handy trick to install a zipper for all your zippered pouches, bags, and projects. Only use the teeth and skip sewing around the zipper pull bags for best results. Runaround Bag by Gail Laubenthal. Bold prints have a big impact on this small design.
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Becca Bags | Lazy Girl Designs
These handy bags are perfect best friends to stow and go. Large Becca is adorned with a high-waisted fabric flange to accent her beautiful style. Add easy grab tabs from leftover zipper bits. With Lazy Girl’s One-Zip technique, cut a basic zipper apart, take off the pull, then stitch one side of the zipper tape …
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How To Make Your Next Sewing Project Glow (In The Dark)
Specialty zippers add that 'wow' factor to your sewing project like this easy zipper pouch pattern. A black and white striped zipper is perfect for a project like this. Use an easy zipper pouch sewing pattern and add a favorite embroidery design. #LazyGirlDesigns #Zipper #ZipperPouch #Halloween #Embroidery #CandyWrapper #Sewing #DIY
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Part 3: Tips for a Successful Bag Project
Use these expert tips to guarantee your next bag project is a success. #LazyGirlDesigns #LazyGirlBag #Zipper #Zippers #SewingTip #SewingIdeas #ZipperBag #DontFearZippers #Sewing #ZipperedBagpattern #SewingTutorial
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The Perfect Cross Body Bag
The perfect cross body bag with adjustable strap. Learn how to add hardware and create an adjustable strap you can add to any bag pattern. Keep your belongings safe, secure, and tidy allowing you to carry all you really need #CrossbodyBag
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You'll Love These Stylish Secure Bags For Home And On The Go
Lexi Carryall cross-body bag keeps your things safe and organized She keeps your belongings safe, secure, and tidy allowing you to carry all you really need #CrossbodyBag #Zipper #Zippers #ShoulderBag
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Quick and Cute Zipper Pouches To Make From Fabric Leftovers
Sort and store leftover fabrics in plastic bins so they will be ready for sewing when you are. Use them for quick and easy zipper pouches with this free sewing tutorial. Perfect for coins, first aid kit, charge cords, ear buds, and more. Bendy Bits, made from Bendy Bag pattern leftovers. #LazyGirlDesigns #LazyGirlBag #Zipper #ZipperPouch #ZipperPouches #ZipperBag #SmallBag #GadgetBag #Sewing #ZipperedBagpattern #BagPattern #PouchPattern #LayerCakePattern
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A Zipper Technique Sew Easy You'll Think You Cheated
Use a solid fabric to coordinate with a bold print for drama on a small project. Learn this handy trick to install a zipper for all your zippered pouches, bags, and projects. Only use the teeth and skip sewing around the zipper pull bags for best results.
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You'll Love These Stylish Secure Bags For Home And On The Go
Everyone needs small zip pouches and they make wonderful gifts for everyone. Make cute zipper pouches from fabric squares. Extra zipper length is used to make basket-style zipper handles. Two sizes to keep all your goodies organized. Zipper pouches will keep you organized at home and on the go! Small zipper pouches are wonderful for the sewing room, suitcase organization, or as a pencil case, and more.
The front slant-entry pocket on Candice is so handy. I like how the different fabrics from the front, back and pocket come together at the side seam. Crafts, Homemade Bags, Sew Zipper, Tote Organization, Perfect Purse, Bagley
Candice is Here! and Here's My Candice! :-)
The front slant-entry pocket on Candice is so handy. I like how the different fabrics from the front, back and pocket come together at the side seam.
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Candice | Lazy Girl Designs
Candice is the perfect purse to carry all your things. Our innovative Fat Pocket with a faux gusset is great for bulky items: a tablet, eReader, journal or simply keep your papers in order. The secure zip-top closure safely nestles 1″ from the top edge of the bag with our simple Dip-Down Zip-Top technique. Lazy Girl Designs
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Free Cutie Pie Pouch Pattern - Because Little Things Need a Home, Too!
This free pattern is perfect for all those little things that need a home. Just one piece of face mask elastic plus a slider is the secret sauce that makes this irresistible fabric pouch so quick, easy, and functional. Watch the video tutorial to see how it's done! Get the free pattern now!
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City Bag | Lazy Girl Designs
The City Bag is perfect as a briefcase or a purse – you decide! Measuring 13″ x 11″ x 4″, it features a ton of pockets, fully lined, handles & a shoulder strap. Use any standard zipper & find out how easy it is to put a zipper in using Lazy Girl Designs’s trademark ‘No-Fear’ zipper.
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The Best Crossbody Bag Sewing Pattern
The perfect crossbody bag for home and on the go. The Lexi Carryall Cross Body Bag With Adjustable Strap has a zip top and front zip pocket. Choose a few fabrics and a zipper then sew your new favorite bag. Supply list for fabric, hardware, interfacing, and zippers. Rotary cut directions, no pattern pieces included. Great for all skill levels.
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Claire Handbag | Lazy Girl Designs
The perfect size tote! Sophisticated yet lighthearted purse, tote or project bag. Loaded with pockets. Six inside pockets and a few places for pens, too. Finished size approx: 10 1/4″ x 9 1/4″ x 4″ Claire Handbag by Lazy Girl Designs is a fat quarter project.
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Giveaway: It's Time for Summer, Our Summer Tote | Lazy Girl Designs
Beach Bag: This Summer Tote is perfect for the beach or just toting things every day. The Summer Tote is a handy and functional bag with an unconventional construction. Lazy Girl Designs
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How To Make a 'Locking' Wristlet | Lazy Girl Designs
Today we’ll see how to skip the key fob hardware and sew Fobio directly into the seam of any pouch to make a permanent wristlet.#sewing #wristlet
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The Perfect Travel Bag
Make the perfect bag for home and on the go. Zip top and front zip pocket. Carry all you really need and keep your belongings safe, secure, and tidy with this Lexi Carryall cross-body bag sewing pattern. Adjustable strap. Inside pockets for a small Wonder Wallet and more.#CrossbodyBag #Sewing #TravelBag
the best cross body bag sewing pattern is easy to sew and can be used as a purse
Easy Crossbody Bag with Adjustable Strap
Want to keep your things safe and organized then Lexi Carryall cross-body bag is your girl. She carries all you really need and keeps your belongings safe, secure, and tidy. #CrossbodyBag #ShoulderBag
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How to Make and Sew In a Custom Support for Your Bag Pattern
Add incredible sew-in support for your next bag project for a sturdy bottom. Sew Stiff Stuff lightweight firm interfacing into place during construction for hidden support for your bag. Shown on Candice Bag Pattern LGD130 from Lazy Girl Designs.
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How to Make and Sew In a Custom Support for Your Bag Pattern
Sew a bag support into your bag. Easy free tutorial for custom invisible support. Measure, cut and sew Stiff Stuff interfacing into the bottom of your bag for built-in structure. #LazyGirlDesigns #LazyGirlInterfacing #BagTutorial #BagBottom #BagPattern #TotePattern
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Whimsy Bag | Lazy Girl Designs
The Whimsy Bag tote pattern is a great all-purpose tote. With six large exterior pockets, this bag is ideal for everything from a sewing tote to a diaper bag. Fill this easy to make bag with whatever meets your whimsy. Features: Six large exterior pockets, lined interior and padded handles. Finished size approx: 12 1/2″ …
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Chelsea Tote | Lazy Girl Designs
Chelsea is a wonderful combination of a tote bag & a backpack. She’s a little of each with a whole lot of personality! Measuring 14″ tall with an 8″ square bottom, you can wear her over your shoulder with one strap or unzip the strap & she’s a backpack. Cinch her closed by pulling the zip strap. Lazy Girl Designs
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Easy Shoulder Bag Patterns, The Gracie Handbag
This elegant little Gracie Handbag is just the right size to hold all of your essentials. With vintage charm & the glamor of a silent film star, Gracie is fully-lined with six inside pockets & a flap closure secured by Velcro. Note that this project is not appropriate for directional prints because the fabric wraps fro the front, across the bottom, to the back. Gracie Handbag by Lazy Girl Designs.
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Bag-E-Bottoms: Perfect Bag Support
Lightweight acrylic bag stabilizer and bag bottoms are perfect to give your fabric, yarn or soft textile bag a little hidden support and professional finish. Tired of the bag sag? Bag-E-Bottoms are like under-wires for your bag! We invest a lot of time, love, energy, and money into our beautiful bag creations. They deserve to look their best with a good bag stabilizer. Lazy Girl Designs
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Bag-E-Bottoms: Perfect Bag Support
Lightweight acrylic bag stabilizer and bag bottoms are perfect to give your fabric, yarn or soft textile bag a little hidden support and professional finish. Tired of the bag sag? Bag-E-Bottoms are like under-wires for your bag! We invest a lot of time, love, energy, and money into our beautiful bag creations. They deserve to look their best with a good bag stabilizer. Lazy Girl Designs
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Slicker Tote | Lazy Girl Designs
Laminate your favorite cotton print with our Slicker Iron-On Glossy Vinyl to create this beautiful tote. This simple straight forward pattern is a great project for the confident beginner. Fully lined, no pockets. In the Slicker Tote, you’ll learn how to: – Work with Stiff Stuff interfacing – Laminate your own fabric using Slicker – …
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*Sweetpea Pods | Lazy Girl Designs
Sweetpeas hold your treasures like peas in a pod. Pods zip closed for secure storage and open wide for easy access. Great for stowing little things or tucking into small spaces. With Lazy Girl’s One-Zip technique, cut your zipper to pieces, sew one side in straight and flat, then use Joan’s Easy-On trick to put …
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Candice | Lazy Girl Designs
The perfect everyday purse! This shoulder bag with zipper closure and outside pockets is loaded with inside pockets to keep you organized. Candice Pattern by Lazy Girl Designs