DIY Summer Gathering Pouch

How to Make a Summer Gathering Pouch with Stitched Embellishments

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The primitive shape and the wonderful texture of a bark gathering basket were the inspiration for this elaborately embellished bag. Experiment with stitches, use double threads, mix pinks and greens – pull out your stash and play!


DIY Silk Clutch with Bobbin Work Quilting

How to Make a Bobbin Work-Quilted Silk Clutch

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Remember last week’s post on free-motion bobbin work by Teri Lucas? Practice your skills as you create quilted fabric for this lovely silk clutch.


Quilted Passport Clutch by Rachel Howard for WeAllSew #free project #bag #purse #free tutorial #travel #weallsew

Quilted Passport Clutch by Rachel Howard for WeAllSew

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Make a first class reservation for your passport. With plenty of room this clutch makes it easy to keep your travel documents at hand. A perfect canvas for stitch play, this clutch is simple to make for a quick departure.


Super Simple Envelope Clutch by Handmade Charlotte - Rachel Faucett - for WeAllSew #sew #fashion #accessory #free project #tutorial #bag #purse #tote #weallsew

Super Simple Envelope Clutch by Handmade Charlotte for WeAllSew

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Update your warm weather wardrobe with this super simple but extremely hip clutch. This sweet little purse is a beginner to intermediate project. You’ll be shocked at how fast this sews up. You can go the sweet and subtle route like we did or add a funky pattern.


Monster Tote by Stacy Schlyer for WeAllSew #sew #diy #bag #purse #tote #weallsew #furry green monster #cyclops

Monster Tote by Stacy Schlyer for WeAllSew

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Team up your little one with this furry monster friend. It’s the perfect companion for school or a play date. A clever bag that will gobble up all the stuff they carry around.


Heart Change Purse by Professor Pincushion for WeAllSew.com #sewing #diy #weallsew

Heart Coin Purse by Professor Pincushion for WeAllSew

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Loose change and thing- a-ma-bobs can now be rounded up in this sweet and practical coin purse. Shaped like a heart, it utilizes the technique of reverse applique to give it a unique embellishment with contrasting fabrics. This project is a perfect afternoon craft that makes a great gift.


Bridal Purses by Kerry Finn #sew #diy #embroidery #weallsew.com

Romantic Purses for the Brides

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I was lucky enough to witness two beautiful weddings for two lovely brides this summer. One was my niece and the other a very special friend’s daughter. A bridal purse seemed like the right thing to make for each of these wonderful young women.


caliti2 convertible clutch

Convertible Clutch/Shopping Bag Tutorial

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This super-clutch can transform from an everyday hand bag into a super shopping bag! Sara from Sew Sweetness shows you how to stitch one up.


Gathered Bag Tutorial

Gorgeous Gathered Bag Tutorial

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Make this sweet and frilly gathered bag from bright and cheery quilting-weight cottons. Carissa from BumbleBee Bliss (who has an affinity for designing and stitching up her own purse designs) has created a downloadable PDF project tutorial for stitching up one of her cute gathered bags. Make one for yourself, then stitch up a few as


How to Sew an Upcycled Envelope Clutch

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This stunning clutch is easy to make and features upcycled fabrics from family heirlooms, prom dresses, and thrift store finds.