With premade wooden grips and basic sewing skills, you can make effortlessly chic purses that are great for summer.
How to Make the Wooden-Handle Bags
A monochromatic log cabin design in soft cowhide gives the pattern a modern yet relaxed vibe.
How to Make the Monochromatic Log Cabin Leather Tote
Transform a canvas tote into a "doggie bag." A U-shape cutout lets your small pooch enjoy the scenery.
How to Make a Canvas Doggie Tote
Looking for your keys? There's no need to go scrambling around in your tote bag. Just add a pocket (and a cute closure) to get all the small stuff under control.
How to Make the Tote Topper
A silk drawstring bag with grosgrain ribbon is elegant for evening essentials.
How to Make the Quilted Silk Drawstring Bag
This carryall is as stylish as it is sturdy, thanks to a simple pattern in threads of varying colors and textures.
How to Make the Patterned Tote
This soft felt bag is simple enough to make in multiples for shopping trips and stylish enough to use as a tote.
How to Make the Felt Tote Bag
A tote covered with mismatched buttons adds a quirky and unconventional touch.
How to Make the Button Bag
Bring this sand-proof tote with you on your next trip to the beach.
How to Make the Mesh Bag
This easy-to-make purse can be turned inside out to reveal another pattern or color.
How to Make the Reversible Purse
With very little alteration, you can turn one of your beach towels into a tote.
How to Make the Beach-Towel Bag
Store extra plastic bags in a sack sleeve that matches your kitchen decor.
How to Make the Bag Organizer
These unique tote bags are made with a traditional Hungarian reverse-applique technique and are perfect for holding anything and everything.
Made from strips of folded fabric, bias tape adds a dash of detail to an ordinary tote bag.
How to Make the Bias-Tape Tote Bag
Make a summery tote to carry towels, sunscreen, and other beach or pool essentials.
How to Make the Beach Bag
There's more than one way to wear a pair of jeans. With a length of denim, the perfect tote bag is a few stitches away.
How to Make the Denim Flower Tote
A heart-covered handbag makes a cherished gift for a loved one any time of the year.
How to Make the Heart-Felt Bag
This handy three-pocket pouch can easily be fashioned from a carpenter's canvas nail apron.
How to Make the Tote Organizer
Give a pretty orphaned pillowcase a new home -- over your shoulder.
How to Make the Pillowcase Tote
Turn bathroom towels into an all-in-one beach mat and tote bag.
How to Make the Beach-Towel Tote
This homemade satchel isn't just a tote bag; it's also a beach towel. Plus, it has pockets inside for holding goodies and supplies.
How to Make the Kid Towel Tote
Learn how to sew handy pockets to your favorite canvas tote bag.
How to Make the Canvas Tote with Pockets
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