26 Adorable Bag Patterns

There is just something so cool about a handmade bag, isn’t there?
One of my all-time favorite projects is making bags. Totes and purses of all kinds…made of fabric, yarn, and even leather…so many crafty possibilities! And when you make your own with these free patterns, you can have one for every day of the week plus make a few for gifts!
Check out my favorite patterns and tutorials to make a handmade bag.
The Mini Quilted Valentine Tote | Craft Ideas Weekly on Craftsy
free quilted tote pattern to make a mini tote
I created this small, reversible tote as a base for a little quilting, applique or patchwork. It is a free pattern you can get here:

The Crochet-Meets-Knitting Bag Pattern | the twisted yarn

The Crochet-Meets-Knitting Bag Pattern. Do you want to hear a story of some slight craziness? It is about knitting and crochet, honest. Yes? Well settle your good self on the sofa there, (oops, mind that Lego) and I’ll tell you….
Halloween Trick or Treat Bag Pattern – The Cottage Mama
Come grab this FREE Halloween Trick or Treat Bag Pattern and Tutorial by Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama. Make a bag in less than an hour!…
Clover & Violet — the Daphne bag {Perfect Pattern Parcel …
Happy Friday everyone! We’re excited to announce the release of our newest pattern, the Daphne bag, as an exclusive launch for Pattern Parcel #7! What is the Perfect Pattern Parcel, you may ask? It is a curated collection of ……
Cute Bag Pattern Alert! | Threads & bobbins
Most recently it has been crochet, but I have also had some hand sewing that would have been nice to complete on the beach with the waves crashing in front of me! I needed a little bag where I could keep crafty bits separate ……
Button Lunch Bags | The Purl Bee
Button Lunch Bags. In The Great Gatsby Jordan Baker assures Daisy that “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” I couldn’t agree more! This time of year always feels like a new beginning to me, a good time to make small resolutions. This year I’m vowing to stop buying takeout sandwiches for lunch and to start making them, and so I made these simple Button Lunch Bags to … Pattern. This pattern is also available as a printer-friendly PDF. Just click here!…
My Poppet – DIY Crochet Market Bag Pattern
Our very talented crochet contributor Michelle has come back from a relaxing holiday and has created a new crochet bag pattern exclusively for My Poppet. I love this modern take on the old fashioned string bag, it looks great ……
Oval Messenger Bag with Free Pattern – The Stitching Scientist
The bag doesn’t have closure but the pattern can be adjusted for a closure of preference. The dimensions approximate to about 12″ x 14″. It’s the perfect size; not too big, not too small. I made a strap with coordinated fabric ……
The Fairly Bucket Bag–Free Pattern and Tutorial | Sew …
I did think, however, that the bags I like would be fairly easy and fairly inexpensive to make. So I started fiddling around with a pattern and came up with the Fairly Bucket Bag. It is a fun, Fairly simple patten. Yes, it requires ……
Candy Corn Crochet Trick or Treat Bag – Craftaholics …
Pattern Rnd 1: Start with magic loop, ch 2, 11 half double crochet (hdc) in magic loop, tighten magic loop, sl st to join (12 hdc). how to crochet a trick or treat bag Rnd 2: ch 2, 2 hdc in next st; *hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; ……
Guest Pattern: Granny Square Bag — Slugs On The …
A Crochet Addicts Blog and Get Hooked on Crochet has graciously agreed to share a lovely bag pattern with us. Ali is a crochet teacher extraordinaire. Ali started to teach crochet to friends a few years ago. When she moved to ……
Amazing Grace Tote ~ Free Crochet Pattern
This fun tote can be used for the market, beach or as your everyday bag!! Along with all of the other Amazing Grace Free Patterns, This tote is dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness. Each pattern in the Amazing Grace Free ……
Monk’s Bag | The Purl Bee
hello and thanks for the lovely bag pattern. i just need to check – for the handles you only need two of fabric B and two of fabric C (not four of each)? I can’t see what happens to the total of eight handle pieces. cheers Rose….
Free Market Tote Crochet Pattern – Daisy Cottage Designs
It would also make a good yarn storage bag – it holds a good number of cotton skeins. The finished dimensions of this crochet shopping tote pattern is approximately 12 inches deep by 11 inches wide with a 9 inch “deep” ……
Gypsy Romance Soft Shoulder Bag | Sew4Home
A beautiful bag. Our soft and slouchy boho bag blends five different fabric designs from within one collection plus one accent solid into the ultimate dramatic statement. Color, pattern and texture combine from all sides….
Free Brookfield Bag Pattern from Sew Sweetness + Jungle …
First up is Sara Lawson of Sew Sweetness with the Brookfield Bag Pattern featuring her new Jungle Ave. collection. Jungle Ave. mixes hard and soft with an “urban jungle” vision of elephants in the city streets, Underground ……
Free #Crochet Pattern: The Manchester Handbag – Moogly
Introducing the Manchester Handbag – and matching Sunglasses Case! The post stitches plus colors create a great pattern and texture to this simple bag….
Free Bag Pattern: Arabesque Bag – Sew Sweetness
Hello there and thanks for stopping by! Today, I have a surprise (hey, it was a surprise to me too) FREE bag sewing pattern. I haven’t written a bag pattern that I can share since my Bag of the Month Club pattern last month….
DIY Crochet Market Bag Pattern | poppyandbliss
Hello lovely bloggy friends I’m back from my New Zealand trip and had the time of my life over there. More on that later but for now I’ve just popped up a free pattern to make this crochet Market Bag over at My Poppet….
Tutorial: The Conversation Bag – Sew Sweetness
I have debated long and hard about putting this pattern up on my blog for free (which I am legally able to do). I had a lot of problems regarding the magazine, including never receiving my finished bag back (which cost me $40 ……
Clover & Violet — The Felicity Bag {Pattern Release}
the Felicity bag Happy Monday, everyone. We’re excited to show you our latest pattern release, the Felicity bag! This is a pattern I’ve had in mind for far too long, so I’m glad to finally have it available to you. I posted my original ……
Zaaberry: Perfect Little Lunch Bag Pattern is HERE!
It’s finally ready! My Perfect Little Lunch Bag Sewing pattern is here. Hopefully just in time to sew up a new bag for school. The pattern features a little ice pack pocket, a zip closure, 2 different sizes, and the bag is totally ……
The Messenger Bag (A Happy Stitch Pattern) – Sewplicity
Are you looking for a fun and easy messenger bag pattern? This may be for you. Messenger Bag WM-4. My friend Melissa over at A Happy Stitch, who has been teaching sewing classes for years, has come up with a pretty ……
Chic Ombre Fringe Crochet Bag Pattern | 101 Crochet
Just grab your few minutes and copy this hilarious bohemian chic ombre fringe crochet bag which is a luxurious and no-brainer crochet project to do. This….
English Paper Pieced Hexie Dilly Bag – PDF Pattern …
Free and designer bag and quilt sewing patterns, video tutorials, templates and tips, for all sewers beginner to advanced….
The Rockstar Bag – Sew Sweetness
Today, I’m ecstatic to present you to a new pattern, The Rockstar Bag! This is a good-sized bag, but without being too large. When I wrote this pattern, I decided to put as many details on the bag as I possibly could, so it’s got: ……

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  1. I probably don’t have time to make any of these beautiful bags, but I love them and I want several of them! No such thing as too many bags!! I especially like the monk’s bag and the Manchester handbag. Ok, new resolution – make more bags…

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