Free Bag Patterns
Purses, totes, gift bags, and shoulder bags--we have all the free bag patterns you need for an everyday tote or a stylish accessory!
The secret to this striking but simple bag is the fabric choice—an eye-popping print for the body complements a colorful small-scale print for the border.
Boxed Bag Corners
Ever wondered how to make a bag stand up on its own? The secret is boxed bag corners! Watch this video to learn how.
A smart bag with a removable contents pouch makes switching bags as simple as changing outfits.
Oh So Soothing
Log Cabin Tote Bag
Scrappy strips make two mirror-image Log Cabin blocks on each side of this bag.
Sunny Beach Tote
This sturdy tote is great for carrying to the beach or out for a day of shopping. The traditional Cathedral Window pattern with a modern twist showcases a contrasting fabric in the “window."
These bags are so stylish and quick to assemble, you’ll want to make them in all your favorite fabric lines.
This bag has great details—an exterior pocket, drawstring closure, and adjustable straps—that add style and function.
This simple bag cleverly incorporates six outer pockets for everyday necessities. The sew-simple trick is that the pockets are formed when the straps are sewn on the bag pieces.
Happy Holidays Gift Bag
Make the presentation as fun as what’s inside! Use a holly leaf pattern and a trio of buttons to add adorable appliqué to a lunch sack gift bag.
Striking Stripes Purse
Add some pizzazz to your wardrobe with a trendy bright purse composed of a multicolor stripe that stands out against a black-and-white print binding. The fabric-covered button and adjustable strap make the purse both stylish and functional.
Lazy Days Tote
Four-Patch blocks and triangle-squares team up to make up this fun quilted tote.
These strippy totes are simple enough to make in one afternoon. Whip up a bunch for your family and friends for the holidays or make multiples to match your different outfits.
Peekaboo Chevron Tote
Display one of the hottest trends—chevrons— with a little sneak peek of the print in a pleat. Classic black-and-tan prints combine beautifully for an elegant bag with a little spunk.
Bright Chevron Bag
Grab two of your two favorite fabrics to make a fabulous summer bag.
Floral Strips Bag
Sew fabric strips to a muslin foundation to create a simple, yet stylish bag.
Pieced Polka Dot Pouch
Piece a variety of polka dot fabrics into a patchwork pouch.
Pieced Sewing Wristlet
Create a patchwork pouch that showcases a 2"-wide fussy-cut strip and a gingham ribbon handle.
Sew a reversible handbag using bright, graphic fabrics.
Sew Easy Purse
All it takes to make this fun and easy bag is two fat quarters for the body and two fat quarters for the lining.
Reusable Market Bag
Start this in the morning, and by afternoon you’ll have a cloth tote for the farmer’s market or grocery store.
Whip up a trendy paisley print shoulder bag in a snap for carrying work or taking essentials on a spur-of-the-moment trip.
Canvas Tote Bag
For a durable and stylish tote, pair cotton canvas with a classic black print.
Make a great back-to-school gift: Sew a handmade tote bag using fun fabrics and a bit of rope. Stitch a bunch of these small backpacks to complement a special outfit or to celebrate school colors.
Small Treat Totes
Stitch two fat quarter pieces into a quartet of mini totes.
Sew Simple Purse
Try an easy purse project that uses only two pieces of fabric in sassy prints!
Cinch It Tote Bag
Pull-up straps and a roomy interior make for an easy-to-piece tote bag.
Patchwork and Prairie Points Bag
This simple open-top patchwork bag cleverly incorporates a deep outer pocket and fabric-covered buttons.
Reinforced Bag Handles
Add a retail detail to your next bag project by reinforcing the handles. It's a simple way to add durability to your finished project.
Market bags in two sizes are perfect for a trip to the store or just a quick errand! Make them in your favorite fabrics for standout shopping style.
Rickrack Mini Purse
Use a small bit of yardage, a fat eighth, and a fat quarter to create a mini purse. Fabric strips and a piece of jumbo rickrack embellish the small bag.
Scrappy Strips Bag
You don’t need color to stand out. Make a scrappy bag using black-and-white prints, dots, and stripes. Tear fabric strips to create texture on this quick-to-assemble bag.
The Swing Bag is so simple to sew, you can make them by the armload. Change the fabric, straps, and embellishments and you can change the look.
Quilted Tote Bag
Fashion and function combine in a rugged bag composed of fun, funky fabrics. Pockets outside and in allow easy access to keys, phone, and other small items.
Mini Messenger Bag
Use bits and pieces of favorite fabrics and trims to personalize the flap on your mini messenger bag. It's a great size for quick weekend errands with just enough room for keys, phone, and a small wallet.
Easy, Breezy Tote
Make this roomy tote bag, perfect for running errands or packing for a day at the park, with a multicolor stripe and whimsical coordinates.
Large Patchwork Bag
Sew up a spacious bag that has plenty of room inside -- including two pockets -- to hold keys, a notebook, a cell phone, a planner, and anything you need for an all-day outing.
Patchwork Strips Tote Bag
Make an easy tote even easier by choosing a great focal print and using precut 2-1/2"-wide strips for the remainder of the bag. Use rickrack, eyelets, and a button for a polished patchwork tote.
Trim It Tote
Pick a great base fabric, such as this black-and-white print, then add ribbons, appliqués, and other trims to personalize your version of this bag.
Paisley & Print Patchwork Bag
For this stylish, roomy bag choose small- and medium-scale prints for the front and back and a playful stripe for the sides. Two pockets inside give you easy access to your keys and cell phone.
Pieced Drawstring Bag
Hang this drawstring bag on the front door to welcome visitors or use the woodsy delight indoors to collect holiday cards.
Lunch Sack Gift Bags
The possibilities are endless with this easy pattern. Make lunch sacks for everyday use, or choose theme fabric and sew these up for holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions.
Fabric Gift Bag
Tired of buying paper gift bags? Reuse and recycle in style by creating your own handled gift bags out of fabrics you choose. They're sure to be used over and over again.