The Fold-Up Tote

SS55 fold up tote bag sewing pattern

Swap plastic bags for this clever tote bag sewing pattern – it folds away and zips for easy carrying. Happy shopping!

The Sicily Bag

The Sicily Bag sewing pattern

Boost your skills with this stylish backpack. Sewn up in canvas and featuring durable leather and webbing straps, this bag is made to last!

Errata: Bowling Bag Issue 47

Simply Sewing bowling bag sewing pattern

Whoops! In Simply Sewing magazine issue 47, there was an error in the bowling bag instructions on pages 52-54.

The Bowling Bag

The Bowling Bag

Short breaks, shopping trips, gym classes, days out – Lisa Lam’s handiest of me-made bags from issue 47 will be your go-to for them all!

The Beach Bag

The Beach Bag pattern shop

Pack your holiday essentials in The Beach Bag sewing pattern. This jumbo tote has quilted details and on-trend tassels. Here’s to golden sands, sunny skies and colourful me-mades!

The Gym Bag

SS38 gym bag soldout

Learn bag making skills with our gym bag sewing pattern. Pack everything you need for a workout (or your next weekend away) in this roomy duffle…

How to sew a bow clutch

How to sew a bow clutch bag

Whip up a bow-detail clutch bag using a contemporary geometric print in two colourways. Jennie Jones is here to show you how to whip up this quick gift idea…

The Overnight Bag

The Overnight Bag sewing pattern sold old

Learn bag-making skills with this easy-make bag sewing pattern. Pack all the essentials for a weekend away in this roomy bag with a secure zip fastening, durable webbing straps, pockets and piped detailing for a professional finish. How to sew fabric gift bags Check out our free sewing tutorials in our How to sew section Top… Continue reading

The Betsy Tote

The Betsy Tote sewing pattern

Made in Liberty fabric and featuring webbing straps and four pockets, The Betsy is the perfect combination of practical and pretty (and includes a matching purse, too!). When the sun comes out, so does our sewing machine, ready to play with our stash of Liberty florals! As much as we love spending time at our… Continue reading

The City Shopper

City Shopper bag

Run your weekend errands in style with this spacious shopper featuring four pockets, a sturdy faux leather strap, contrast lining and decorative patchwork panel. This easy bag sewing pattern is the perfect project to practise your bag making skills. The City Shopper bag sewing pattern **SOLD OUT** Issue 25, Simply Sewing magazine, £6.99 Skills: Learn the basics… Continue reading