5 Free Bag Tutorials to Make For the Summer

Each day this week I am posting a collection of fabulous summer sewing projects. Today, its all about the bag! Read on to discover five lovely tutorials for bags that will help you throughout the sunny season; from beach bags to travel bags, hopefully there is something to inspire you here.

And if you are someone on the lookout for sewing inspiration, trying joining my Creative Sewing Challenge. Its a free, monthly challenge for anyone who loves to sew (all sewing types and abilities welcome). You’ll receive a creative prompt each month, and members of the community sew to the theme in whatever way appeals to them. Find out more here, or sign up below:

Heading to the beach this summer? Then try this lovely Beach Tote Bag tutorial on Sew Modern Bags.

These fantastic Lined Drawstring Travel Bags by Polka Dot Chair come in six different sizes, each one suitable for different items you might need on your travels – how clever.

If you plan to be out and about exploring for long days, this Roomy Fold Over Backpack by Make Something will give you ample space to carry everything you might need.

And this Mesh Beach Bag pattern on Sew Simple Home is a great idea for getting rid of the sand BEFORE things get transported home – brilliant!

And finally, if you plan some lovely, lazy days reading in the park, try making this Summer Reading Book Bag on Handmadia.com.

Don’t forget, whatever your sewing plans for the summer, you can join the Creative Sewing Challenge for year-round sewing inspiration.

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