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Free Baby Penguin Backpack Sewing Pattern. Vibrant Designs: Mod Diaper Bag Sale. Vibrant Designs: "Town" Backpack. (Free!) Buttercup Bag Sewing Pattern. This pattern uses a mere fat quarter of fabric for the outer + a little less of another fabric for lining.

(Free!) Buttercup Bag Sewing Pattern

If you’re using quilting cotton for the outer fabric, I recommend using a fusible interfacing to strengthen it. You’ll also need a magnetic snap and (optionally) a couple of buttons, although it looks pretty cute without the buttons too. I think this would also look great with some piping or ric-rac over the pleats…I can’t wait to see what y’all do with this one! Cross body Hipster Bags..Tute Added .. Very Very Image Heavy. I been making these hipster bags today and I love them.

Cross body Hipster Bags..Tute Added .. Very Very Image Heavy.

They are my favorite style of bag. I wear them cross body so it leaves my hands free for shopping. One side has a zippered pocket and one side has a open pocket for my phone and keys and it also has a middle zippered main compartment. I took a lot of pics while I was making the brown one so I will try to add a tutorial tomorrow. The basic messenger bag. Jamie's on the left, Chelsea's on the right.

the basic messenger bag

This tutorial does not include the flap designs, alas. As promised, here is the basic bag tutorial like the one I made Jamie and Chelsea. I have not included the flap designs, just the basic bag. Tutorial: My New Handbag. I got bored with my old handbag, so here is my new one.

Tutorial: My New Handbag

It took me about 4 hours - cause I didn't want to stuff it up. I particularly like the zipper in the top rather than just the magnetic closure. The handles look short but they're actually 22 inches long - it's just that they are leaning backwards slightly in the photo. This bag is similar to the jordy except that I have different handles. Tutorial: Sew Mini Duffle Bags. I sewed these up last night, they are so ugly they are good.

Tutorial: Sew Mini Duffle Bags

I drafted up my own little pattern and whipped them up in no time. I must admit I haven't lined them but I am dreading handsewing in the lining. I made them to consign at a shop downtown. I used vintage pillowcases and tablecloths! They close with a matching zipper. The Twenty Minute Tote. Updated September 2011 We have remade these awesome, simple bags for fall!

The Twenty Minute Tote

This time around, I used a gorgeous new collection of upholstery weight cotton called Outside Oslo. 10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials. Totes make great handmade gifts.

10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials

Here is a Tuesday Ten that shows a round-up of lovely totes. If you love to sew you might also like these free sewing tutorials right here on Skip to my Lou! Every tote needs a matching pouch. Pleated Zippered Pouch. SEWING KITS, STITCHING ORGANIZER, BUSY BAGS. This pattern was written by Sehoy Welshofer and is her copyrighted material originally written for her site Web Threads. Although her site has retired, she has been kind enough to share the pattern and it is posted here with her permission.