14 Purse Tutorial and Handbag Patterns to Make


You’ll love these beautiful purse tutorials, free handbag patterns, clutch purse patterns, how to sew a purse tutorials, and even tutorials on how to make a tote.  Perfect for homemade gifts for yourself, friends, Christmas, and teacher appreciation week.

Purse Tutorial and Handbag Patterns to Make

The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 89 free handbag, purse, and clutch patterns templates and pictured tutorials to make! So be sure to search there if you’re looking for a specific style. {wink}

Purse Tutorial

Purse Tutorial

1.  Blossom Handbag/Shoulder Bag ~ This versatile free pattern offers you the choice of a shoulder bag or handbag option.  There are also many pockets to keep everything organized.

Party Bag {free pattern}

2.  Girl’s Party Purse {free pattern} ~ This little purse if a perfect gift for girl who loves to play dress-up or just wants to be like mom.  Fill it with lipgloss and sunglasses for a present she’s sure to love.

Free Purse Pattern

3.  Preppy Pleated Purse ~ This bag is pleated and nice and roomy as a purse. Have fun mixing and matching coordinating prints.

Free Handbag Pattern

Free Handbag Pattern

4.  Gathered Bag Tutorial ~ Homemade, easy to make bag that is a stylish purse to tote around with. A perfect gift for any girl!

Grandview Bag Pattern
5.  DIY Grandview Bag (formerly known as the Anthro Bag) ~ To be your most fabulous self, every girls need a fabulous bag.  This one should do the trick!

Free Handbag Pattern

6.  Side Tie Bag Tutorial ~ Every gal needs a purse for each occasion, right?!  This one is roomy and perfect for larger items or doubling as a small diaper bag.

Free Bag Patterns

Bag & Wallet Tutorial {free pattern}

7.  Bag & Wallet Tutorial {pattern} ~ This adorable handbag is smaller than a diaper bag, but large enough to hold the essentials and still have room.  And, to coordinate with the handbag there’s a pattern for a wallet.  Double score!

Purse Tutorial
8.  Anthro Asterid Coin Purse Knockoff ~ This coin purse is perfect for carrying car keys, cell phone, and lipstick.  It’s a fun accent piece for any occasion.  Download the free pattern to make your own.

Purse Tutorial

9.  Scalloped Dresden Bag ~ A scalloped edge flap purse using scrap fabrics.  You can change the color pallet of fabrics to make a coordinating purse for every season.

Free Bag Pattern

10.  A-Line Purse ~ A free a-line bag pattern that is so easy to make.  Customize it with a fun flower brooch.

Free Clutch Purse Patterns

Free Clutch Pattern

11.  Crochet Crocodile Clutch Purse {free pattern} ~ “Holy alligators!”  This crochet crocodile clutch purse is absolutely adorable.  Not only is there a free pattern to crochet the purse, but also a link to a full step by step tutorial for the crocodile stitch.

Clutch Pattern

12.  Ruffled Clutch Tutorial ~ This little lovely would be the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe!  Isn’t the ruffle fantastic!  It gives the clutch the perfect amount of pizzazz.  You don’t have to be a highly skilled seamstress to make this clutch either, only intermediate beginner skills are needed.

Ruffled Clutch

13.  DIY Ruffled Clutch Tutorial ~ This clutch is so beautiful and versatile.  I looks great with a casual outfit, but could be dressy enough for a formal occasion.

Clutch Purse
14.  Sew a Clutch Purse ~ Accessorize your wardrobe with a fun and flirty clutch purse.  There’s a video tutorial to help you make your own as well as a step by step photo tutorial to finish the clutch.

More Sewing Patterns:

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DIY Purse Patterns to Make
Difficulty Cost Time Age Person Event
$1 to $25
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  1. You are boundless with amazing ideas!!!! So charged right now to try some of these!!!! Thank you!

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