Purses & Totes

Learn how to stitch your own environmentally-friendly tote bag and embroider a beautiful design on the outside pocket. Instructions by Laura Pifer of Trash to Couture.

Learn to make and embroider a DIY burlap handbag with Laura Pifer from Trash to Couture. This project features designs from Folk Stitchery #21027.

Keep those important travel items organized and secure in this cork and fabric pouch and imagine yourself traveling to all of the destinations you have embroidered on it.

Every sewist, no matter what they like to sew, can always use a project tote. Using machine embroidery, we can take a pre-made tote, and turn it into a personalized gift!

Make a personal statement with this useful zippered bag featuring a large Split Letter Monogram. Fully lined with French seams, this bag looks great inside and out!

Learn how to embroider this stunning dragon on a pre-purchased string backpack.

Learn how to make a schlep bag. Our tutorial is a pieced bag so you can show off more of your embroidery designs.

Make this cute zippered bag using designs from Midnight Poppies by Ann Lauer to hold any treasure you desire!

Create a personalized zippered tote which features colorful bias binding on the outside embroidered pocket.

This large tote bag has plenty of room inside for a generous trip to the library or grocery, plus an oversized outside pocket large enough to carry a tablet.

Carry your tablet in hip style with this Blues & Jazz Tablet Hip Bag. Learn how to make this bag for any size tablet using a faux suede look fabric. Other fabrics, such as denim or canvas, also work well.

Wherever you are headed, you will look wildly stylish and carrying everything you need with this Zig Zag Animals tote. This tutorial shows you how to stitch on a pre-purchased leather bag.