Make a Bag for National Handbag Day!

This Saturday, October 10th is celebrated as National Handbag Day! This day pays tribute to a simple, sensible bag that goes by many names. No matter what you call it – clutch, handbag, purse, pocketbook, or carryall – there are times when you can’t live without it. Observe this day by making yourself a new bag with our favorite, free bag projects and tutorials from WeAllSew.

Leather Tote Bag Pocket

Learn how to make a leather tote bag that will last for years, and if you are like me, you will find yourself reaching for it every day. Don’t be afraid of working with leather, Dani Miller gives you advice on tools and tricks of the trade! Find the tutorial to Make a Leather Bag right here.

Take a step up from the belt bags and fanny packs of yesteryear and ditch the novelty prints and dated colors. Try out this version made with simple leather (or faux-leather for my fellow vegans out there). Click here to find the Leather Belt Bag tutorial.


Cross-body Bag Tutorial- Line up the lining pieces

This simple cross-body bag is roomy, easy to wear, and features a big side pocket for easy access to your phone or glasses. Get the directions to make a Kihei Grab Bag here.

Traveler's Purse

If all you need is a little bag to throw over your shoulder to hold a few essentials, this Little Purse Tutorial is just for you!

tote bag

You’ll travel in style wherever you go when you carry this pretty – and practical – tote bag, whether you’re boarding a plane, rushing to a meeting, or just heading to the grocery store. Get the Modernista Tote Bag Tutorial here.

Awesome accessories are always a necessity, especially shoulder bags and clutches. Learn how to make a (faux) leather clutch with a detachable chain strap with the Clutch Tutorial here.

Make a simple clutch look extravagant by adding decorative stitches built-in to your sewing machine. Learn how to create your own version of the Intrinsic Clutch with this tutorial.

Upcycled Leather Barrel Bag Video Tutorial

Create a simple barrel style bag by upcycling a worn out leather coat or jacket. Or, use vegan leather or vinyl to create the Barrel Bag with these instructions.

Lemon Clutch Tutorial

This Lemon DIY clutch was such a fun and easy project to make. Find the free, printable template and tutorial to make the Lemon Clutch here.

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