DIY summer beach projects

10+ DIY Summer Beach Projects

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Are you ready for the summer? The weather is just perfect to visit the pool or beach, but if you’re still in need of a new swimsuit or a few necessities check out these great DIY summer beach projects!


Beach Bound Straw Tote by Melissa Mortenson for WeAllSew #sew #tutorial #beach #beading #starfish #bag #easy to sew #beginning sewing project

Beach Bound Straw Tote by Melissa Mortenson for WeAllSew

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Inspired by the warm weather? Can’t wait for summer to arrive? You’ll soon need a tote for all your summer essentials. Using straw fabric and outdoor upholstery makes this bag both fun and practical. Add a beaded starfish to the front to give it just the right amount of sparkle.


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How to Make a Bohemian Shoulder Bag – from Inspiration Magazine and WeAllSew

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Looking for a fun and practical project for sewers of all levels? This cool-looking bag goes from super simple to super trendy with plenty of options for embellishment. Enjoy playing with decorative stitches on your machine and splash some color in the process. Walk away (and around!) with a casual bag that shows some serious groove.


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How to Make a Leather Strap Tote

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Classic design meets modern twist. This cool tote with boxed bottom can carry anything you throw at (or in) it. The leather strap simplifies the design and accentuates your style. Clean, classic lines mean it’s easy to construct, so you go from zero to tote-and-go in less time. This will become your go-to tote!


Little Mod Bag by Erika Mulvenna for WeAllSew #diy #sew #free project #weallsew.com

Little Mod Bag by Erika Mulvenna for WeAllSew

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The simplest shapes often make the strongest impression. This bag epitomizes the marriage of form and function. Practical on the inside, fashion accessory on the outside. You won’t want to be seen without one. Beautiful in its simplicity… and simply beautiful!


Trick-or-Treat Bags by Stacy Schlyer for WeAllSew.com #sew #diy

Trick-or-Treat Bags by Stacy Schlyer

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Send your little one off to celebrate Halloween in style with these easy-to-sew, fun-to-make Trick-or-Treat bags. Spook them up with seasonal embroidery and use glow-in-the-dark embroidery thread for maximum effect. Need something a bit smaller for a party favor or gift bag? Then stitch up a cute mini version!


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How to Make a Billboard Messenger Bag – by Stacy Schlyer for WeAllSew

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Looking for a sturdy way to tote your books around town? This messenger fits the bill! It’s roomy enough to hold your belongings, even when you’re carrying a heavy load. The secret? Recycled billboard material!


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Summer Sewing: Free Picnic Projects

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Summer sunshine, blue skies, and warm breezes mean picnic weather is here! Get set for the perfect picnic with these free tutorials and patterns.


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New Life For An Old Bag

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Tote bags are so popular these days, and sometimes you end up with a pile of plain totes in the back of a closet. We have some great tips for giving an old tote some new life.


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Burnished Denim Purse by Melanie Testa

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Jeans are super versatile, aren’t they? You can dress them up, dress them down, or even shuffle around the house in them. But here’s the best part: now you can take all the things you love about denim and turn them into this stylish Burnished Denim Purse.