Since FreeNeedle was launched in 2007, bag sewing patterns and tutorials has been one of our most popular free sewing pattern categories.
And that's hardly surprising given the extensive range of free bag sewing patterns and tutorials that talented people around the web have created. We have selected the very best bag making tutorials to share with you, including everything from quick totes, through to intricately decorated clutch bags.
We've broken the bag sewing patterns and tutorials into subsections to make it easy for you to browse and find the perfect bag making project. In addition to bag patterns and bag making tutorials, we have also included lots of hints and tips for finishing a bag, including how to make perfect lining and how to attach a fastening or handle to your bag. We update our pages daily so come back soon as we will always have something new to share with you!
Here's a great looking bag that has the added benefit of being reversible so you can give it two looks. There's a full step by step tutorial with loads…
Added 8 April, 2015
I'll be honest and say I'd not actually been thinking about preparations for Christmas until this sewing tutorial was suggested to us. However, if you…
Added 24 February, 2015
You can use the waistband of an old pair of jeans to form the opening of a fun and practical shoulder bag. The clear and easy to follow sewing tutorial…
Added 20 February, 2015
You can follow along with this sewing tutorial to make an attractive and practical Japanese Knot Bag. The assymetric handles give this bag its distinctive…
Added 18 February, 2015
Here's a great way to make something for the man in your life. Use a 'man-ly' fabric, a leather strap and a ready made card holding insert and you can…
Added 11 February, 2015
You can breathe new life into an unloved leather purse or handbag following the great tips in this sewing tutorial. Making full use of the base of the…
Added 6 February, 2015
An easy to sew bag with no zippers or closures. Simply follow the instructions to sew the fabric part of the bag and slip it over the frame. The frame…
Added 25 January, 2015
This quilted laptop bag uses small strips of fabric to make up the bag so could be a good way to use up fabric scraps from your stash while giving you…
Added 17 January, 2015
This tutorial shows you how you can sew a padded tote style bag for a laptop or tablet. You'll find dimensions included for a 17" laptop, but there are…
Added 15 January, 2015