Hello and welcome to Sew Simple Bags, where my range of easy sewing patterns for bags of all types can give you great results even if you are a complete beginner. You’ll find sewing patterns for totes, purses, organizers and storage, wallets and more, all written with the beginner in mind. Many of the patterns come with a full step by step sewing video tutorial. Don’t forget to drop by the blog pages packed full of tips and tricks to make your sewing easier and more fun.

Sewing tips, tricks and tutorials

Our regular blog posts contain a wealth of sewing tips and tutorials to take your sewing projects from a little bit drab to totally fab! All written with the beginner sewer in mind, our tutorials and quick tips come with photos and free video lessons.

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Classes for complete beginners and above

Sewing is such a rewarding and relaxing skill to have. But be careful, it can be a totally absorbing hobby and you’ll soon be creating bags and accessories for yourself, everyone you know and maybe even to sell! Learn new skills and refresh old ones with an online video class you can take any time.

Kent clutch bag sewing pattern finished bag with diagonal seam detail

The latest pattern release

A smart zipper bag with jaunty diagonal seam and slim flat bottom. Ideal to use as a wristlet clutch bag with the removable strap. Learn how to sew custom slip pockets, and pick up other tips in the optional video sewalong.

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