Purse Patterns for
Every Occasion

Complete your outfit with stylish yet simple to sew purse patterns.

They're the perfect compliment for any occasion.

Wether you're going to the grocery store, a dinner date or a trip to the beach, you'll find the perfect match.

See what you're missing and get your sewing tools ready!

Check out my purse making tutorials too. They'll show you tricks for making pretty and functional purses.

Clutch Purse Patterns

Purse Patterns

Here's a purse tutorial for an easy handbag. It's a fast, no fuss bag that you'll love to make! You can use it as a clutch, make up pouch or gift bag.

Purse Patterns

Fabric wallet pattern with many pockets. Keep your passport, bank cards, money and boarding pass safe and handy when you travel! This will be your best friend.

Purse Patterns

This purse was inspired by those Japanese tutorials where you make something out of a single piece of fabric. It's very easy to sew and can be used for many things!

Purse Patterns

Clutches are cute, practical, and stylish. Use a thick fabric stabilizer to help them maintain their shape. Here’s a tutorial showing you how to do it.

Purse Patterns

Use leftover fabric from a party dress, to sew one of these luxurious little pouches. They make the perfect complement for a girl's night out. You can play with different fabrics to get different styles.

Easy Purse Patterns

The Tuxedo Bow Clutch is a simple, elegant purse you can make in a snap. In the process, you'll learn insider bag making tricks and new sewing techniques. This bag is so easy that you'll want to make one for every pair of shoes your have! Get inspired with these ideas by Kristin, Nan and Sequoia.

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Here's a pattern for a pretty and practical clutch. I love this purse because it's fancy, functional and fun to sew. It's just the right size to carry your girl essentials on a date night. Get inspired with these ideas from my pattern testers. You can also read about Cristy's fancy bag here.

Tote Bags

Purse Patterns

We love the planet and we have to take care of it. Why not do it in style? Learn how to make a tote to carry your groceries.

This one is designed to carry all your shopping and give you an eco-fashionista flair. Keep your keys and money handy in the outer pockets.

It's so easy to sew, you don't have an excuse for not making it.

Purse Patterns

Learn to make a reversible sling bag. This bag can be used in different ways. Short, when you want to look formal or long, when you need to be practical.

Purse Patterns

It's always good to have a big bag around the house, you never know when it could come in handy. There are some times, that no matter how much you try, you can't decide what NOT to take. This purse is perfect for those situations.

Purse Patterns

Pretty and practical tote bag tutorial. It has two large pockets and long handles. The top can be folded when you have few things to carry. Unfold it when you need more space.

Purse Patterns

You have to make this purse because it's so cute! Few things in life can give you the pleasure and satisfaction of making a new bag.

Purse Patterns

If you want to look chic, but with an ethnic air, a hobo purse is what you need.

Its size lets you carry everything you need. Its shape makes it great for walking long distances and the back zippered pocket will keep your important stuff safe.

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Don't let its simplicity fool you. There's nothing more useful than a tote. From library books to groceries, this is the best option to carry absolutely everything!

Spice it up with girly pleats and a couple of buttons to make you look adorable.

This tote bag pattern comes in a big carry-all version and a mini hand held tote you can take anywhere.

Handbags

Purse Patterns

If you need a new handbag for your collection, try making this one. It’ll help you learn the basics of purse making. It’s cute, easy to make and functional, what else could you ask for?

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Find two matching fabrics and a zipper, my hobo purse pattern is waiting for you! It makes a great everyday bag because of its relaxed laid back style.

Purse Patterns

Ever wondered how to make a handbag? This is a good project to get you started. With it, you'll learn how to make pockets and how to line your purses. It's simple enough for beginners but fun enough for experienced sewists.

Purse Patterns

This is a simple bag that will fit everything you need! Bias covered edges and contrasting lid make it fun and interesting. While making it you'll learn basic bag making tricks. Its size makes it perfect for carrying your stuff everywhere you go. The tutorial includes printable purse patterns.

Purse Patterns

This is an easy yoga mat bag pattern. It has an inner pocket with a zipper for your money and keys. Learn how to make it with my step by step tutorial.

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This bag is fast to make, but so cute and functional! The pattern can be easily adapted to make larger sized bags.

Pouches and small purse patterns

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Here's an easy pouch that you can take everywhere you go. Use it for you cell phone, camera, spare change and keys.

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Learn to make a coin purse pattern. If you want to make something fast and useful, this is the perfect project for you.

Purse Patterns

Every woman needs a makeup purse for her beauty supplies. Learn to make this pouch that will be perfect for carrying your essentials.

It's the perfect size to fit in a larger handbag. You can also use it for crafting, traveling or your favorite sewing tools. Here are some great ideas to inspire you!

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Here's a twist to the classic drawstring bag. It only takes about 20 minutes to make, looks really nice and it's very useful. It can be used for everything! Get the tutorial here.

Purse Patterns

Sew a set of pouches to store your favorite things. They'll help you organize everything from a large bag to messy drawers. You can use them for crafting, makeup, sewing supplies or anything you want!

Tutorials

  • 14 tips to sew great looking bags
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    Make your own purse, and be proud to show it off! Here's a list of 14 things that will help you sew great looking bags. I bet you’ll learn a couple of new things.

  • Bag Handles Tutorial
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    Every functional purse needs a handle. Making them is really easy, but there are some little details that will make them look great.

    Here are the 8 steps that will show you how to make a bag handle.

  • Sewing a Zippered Pocket
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    Don't let your things fall out!

    A zippered pocket is the best way to keep them safe. Learn how to make one and achieve a clean finish on the outside and the inside.

    Here's the picture tutorial that wil show you how to make your own handbags with zippered pockets.

  • Make an Inner Pocket
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    If you like to carry everything in your bag, inner pockets are a must to keep things organized.

    Make an easy, no-fuss pocket that will help you get order in your bags. This tutorial will help you adapt your purse patterns and make them more functional.

    Learn how to make purses with inner pockets.

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