41 DIY Bags That Pack a Punch ...

By Neecey

41 DIY Bags That Pack a Punch ...

When you can't find the perfect purse, there's a simple answer - there's a multitude of DIY bags to choose from. Even the least skilful of crafters can find something achievable and produce a bag that fits your needs to a tee. From ultra complicated with pockets galore to simple totes, I've gathered together a dazzling array of DIY bags to tempt you to put the treadle to the metal. Oh! And I've included some non-purse bags too.

Table of contents:

  1. upcycled zippered book clutch
  2. no-sew tote bag from a pillowcase
  3. simple backpack
  4. diy t shirt bag
  5. jean pocket purse
  6. hobo bag
  7. diy car trash bag
  8. diy reversible handbag
  9. beach towel tote
  10. blanket satchel
  11. picnic blanket tote
  12. drawstring bag
  13. diy toy cinch bag
  14. diy messenger bag
  15. simplified diy clutch bag
  16. no sew sleeping bag
  17. six-pocket bag
  18. simple duffel bag
  19. button lunch bags
  20. reversible bag
  21. diaper bag
  22. leather tote and change purse
  23. easy tote
  24. origami bento bag
  25. t-shirt tote
  26. multi-pocket urban tote
  27. diy no sew tote bag
  28. fold up tote
  29. japanese knot bag
  30. the one hour bag
  31. bucket bag
  32. diy bag
  33. no-sew sequined clutch
  34. diy gift bag
  35. the awesome bag
  36. diy transparent satchel
  37. bag with leather straps
  38. kid's drawstring backpack
  39. weekender
  40. diy clutch
  41. backpack

1 Upcycled Zippered Book Clutch

Upcycled Zippered Book Clutch Via Upcycled Zippered Book Clutch - ...
DIY bags come in all forms.

2 No-Sew Tote Bag from a Pillowcase

No-Sew Tote Bag from a Pillowcase Via DIY Tutorial: DIY Pillowcase Refashion ...
For anyone with a fear of the sewing machine.

3 Simple Backpack

Simple Backpack Via Print How to sew a ...
Click on the link and print out the pattern.

4 DIY T Shirt Bag

DIY T Shirt Bag Via SewPetiteGal: Sweatshirt to Tote Bag ...
A purse from old clothes? How clever!

5 Jean Pocket Purse

Jean Pocket Purse Via Great Ideas for Upcycling Those ...
It's such fun to customize old denims.

6 Hobo Bag

Hobo Bag Via While They Snooze: I made ...
Slouchy and roomy.

7 DIY Car Trash Bag

DIY Car Trash Bag Via A Ditchin' Time Quilts: Tutorial ...
Not all homemade bags are made for accessorizing your killer outfit.

8 DIY Reversible Handbag

DIY Reversible Handbag Via The Reversible Bag…for kids! | ...
This is meant for the princess in your life 0 but scale it up if you’re a clever stick.

9 Beach Towel Tote

Beach Towel Tote Via 33 DIY Ways To Have ...
Oh the genius of some people.

10 Blanket Satchel

Blanket Satchel Via Authentic Swiss Army Blanket Travel ...
One of the more complicated DIY bag projects but if you’re up for a challenge ...

11 Picnic Blanket Tote

Picnic Blanket Tote Via Make a Tote Bag That ...
I just love bags that transform into useful things.

12 Drawstring Bag

Drawstring Bag Via 8 Adorable Sewing Projects for ...
So many uses for a drawstring bag.

13 DIY Toy Cinch Bag

DIY Toy Cinch Bag Via DIY Toy/Lego Bag and Playmat
A godsend for a busy mom.

14 DIY Messenger Bag

DIY Messenger Bag Via Messenger Bag Tutorial and Pattern
What color would you make?

15 Simplified DIY Clutch Bag

Simplified DIY Clutch Bag Via Extra Petite | Petite Fashion, ...
The foldover is optional.

16 No Sew Sleeping Bag

No Sew Sleeping Bag Via Doll Play - Christmas Eve ...
Great for slumber parties, camping, etc. Would be such a cute gift idea for a kiddo!

17 Six-Pocket Bag

Six-Pocket Bag Via A Simple Six-Pocket Bag
Need a bag that keeps your stuff organized?

18 Simple Duffel Bag

Simple Duffel Bag Via Simple Duffel Bag
Maybe you'd like a cute round one?

19 Button Lunch Bags

Button Lunch Bags Via Button Lunch Bags
Show everyone else up with their boring brown bags.

20 Reversible Bag

Reversible Bag Via Reversible Bags!! Make one!
Super simple pattern & great instructions.

21 Diaper Bag

Diaper Bag Via g*rated: Chevron Messenger Diaper Bag
Can't find the perfect diaper bag? Make your own.

22 Leather Tote and Change Purse

Leather Tote and Change Purse Via Make Your Own Leather Tote ...
Super leather bag at a fraction of the cost of a store bought one and all your own work.

23 Easy Tote

Easy Tote Via DIY Monogram Tote Bag - ...
This makes a great beginner sewing project yet it's elegant enough for advanced sewers to appreciate it.

24 Origami Bento Bag

Origami Bento Bag Via VERY SHANNON: SEWING || ORIGAMI ...
A cute bag made using only 3 fat quarters

25 T-Shirt Tote

T-Shirt Tote Via How To Make A No ...
A bag from a t-shirt in ten minutes? Wowser!

26 Multi-Pocket Urban Tote

Multi-Pocket Urban Tote Via patternpile.com
How proud would you be if you made this?

27 DIY No Sew Tote Bag

DIY No Sew Tote Bag Via DIY No Sew Tote Bag ...
Non-sewers rejoice.

28 Fold up Tote

Fold up Tote Via Zaaberry: Tote + Tutorial = ...
Perfect to keep in the car or as a spare in your purse for shopping trips.

29 Japanese Knot Bag

Japanese Knot Bag Via Japanese Knot Bag Sewing Tutorial ...
Interesting!

30 The One Hour Bag

The One Hour Bag Via The One Hour Bag - ...
So good you'll want to make it twice.

31 Bucket Bag

Bucket Bag Via sewmamasew.com
Too cute to pass on.

32 DIY Bag

DIY Bag Via Another 241 Tote and Two ...
Love the style of this one.

33 No-sew Sequined Clutch

No-sew Sequined Clutch Via 32 DIY Prom Accessories That ...
This will make you the DIY Queen Bee at the ball.

34 DIY Gift Bag

DIY Gift Bag Via How To Make Professional-Looking Gift ...
Once you make one, you'll want every gift in a bag.

35 The Awesome Bag

The Awesome Bag Via versus: The Awesome Bag Tutorial ...
I love that you can change the strap length- and it's reversible!

36 DIY Transparent Satchel

DIY Transparent Satchel Via DIY Transparent Satchel - A ...
Too cool for school.

37 Bag with Leather Straps

Bag with Leather Straps Via Polly's Picks: 45 BEST Weekend ...
Leather for a different touch.

38 Kid's Drawstring Backpack

Kid's Drawstring Backpack Via DIY creative kits - Textile ...
These are kits - every second month they will add a new kit with a stylish and unique design.

39 Weekender

Weekender Via HOW TO - Weekend Bag ...
So roomy!

40 DIY Clutch

DIY Clutch Via Free Cosmetic Bag ePattern | ...
Use it as a cosmetic bag or enlarge it and use as a clutch.

41 Backpack

Backpack Via 25 DIY Backpacks and Pencil ...
Now's your chance for your backpack to be as unique as you.

From cute to clever, there's sure to be a homemade bag on this list with your name on it. Tell us which one!

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