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Bags, bags and more bags.

Do you like to make bags? I am a recent bag-making convert and I’m hooked. They are one of the many things on my list to make.
And I LOVE free tutorials. This one is the famous Buttercup bag from Made by Rae. I loved it so much, I’ve since bought her pattern for a bigger version.

Well, I recently hit the jackpot for free bag patterns and tutorials:

This wonderful resource collects bag patterns and tutorials from all over the blogosphere into one handy list, complete with pictures and links. I discovered it when they sent me a note to let me know they had included my messenger bag tutorial. I was completely flattered to be held in such good company.Here are a couple that I really want to try:
The Wasp bag by Machen/Machen. I found this one and bookmarked it during the Sew Mama giveaway. I love it!
This one is by Ric Rac – a really stylish, but quick bag. Perfect for gifts!

Also at Ric Rac: this Selvedge bag. Darling.

There are plenty more (tons!) in all shapes and sizes, so have at it!

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18 Comments

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    Sherri
    July 7, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    Wow…congratulations…and thanks for the great link…more projects to put on the list!

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    Kimberly
    July 7, 2009 at 11:25 pm

    I get compliments on the messenger bag I made from your tutorial allll the time! I just love it!<br />And thanks for the link… more for the to-do list…

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    Lizzie
    July 8, 2009 at 1:04 am

    Oohh, thanks for the link, just what I need – more bag patterns – a definite addiction, love it.<br />lizzie

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    Robin
    July 8, 2009 at 1:09 am

    Thanks so much…I think! I am a bag fiend and although I already have some of these listed on my &quot;to-do&quot; list, I believe I have just found about a half dozen more to try. Truly, Thanks!

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    Jackie
    July 8, 2009 at 5:13 am

    Love your bags, but holy cow, you certainly did hit the jackpot! What a terrific resource for the bag maker! Thanks for sharing.

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    free indeed
    July 8, 2009 at 7:41 am

    I&#39;m DEFINATELY bookmarking that site! I had several of the individual sites bookmarked already, because I too, am into making purses…more for my daughters than for myself. THanks!

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    dotti white
    July 8, 2009 at 9:23 am

    Your bags are very sweet! I love to make bags, too, along with everything else. Thanks for the awesome link! Have a wonderful day!

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    Laura-Lu
    July 8, 2009 at 10:20 am

    I love that Wasp bag! If we ever get around to my sewing lessons, can I make that one?

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    Fiesta
    July 8, 2009 at 10:40 am

    Great bags!

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    Laura Lucille
    July 8, 2009 at 2:05 pm

    I&#39;m with Laura. I would love to have that wasp bag.

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    The Quilt Buddy
    July 8, 2009 at 6:30 pm

    I&#39;ll take one of each! Love all of them!<br /><br />Thanks for linking!

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    DeeRoo
    July 8, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    Thanks for the link…I love making bags. If I have extra fabric when I make my daugher a sundress I make her a double drawstring bag. Two Christmas&#39; ago I made over 45 double handle sacks to give to my family for shopping. They were a big hit, especially since they were this shiny black stretchy denium that I bought for $1 a yard!!:)

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    jaybird
    July 8, 2009 at 8:55 pm

    thanks for the link! i&#39;ve been hooked on bags but currently i&#39;m hooked on mini projects!

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    Mauri
    July 8, 2009 at 10:30 pm

    I love those bags. I&#39;ve been wanting to venture into bag making lately. I&#39;ll have to give one of those a try real soon.

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    Amy - Park City Girl
    July 8, 2009 at 10:57 pm

    I do love making bags! Fast finishes when compared to quilts ๐Ÿ™‚ Congrats on your feature!

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    Juliann
    July 10, 2009 at 8:58 am

    Lovely bags. I have been on a bit of a bag making bent this summer too.

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    Sew Chic
    July 11, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    Just found your blog on google i love your blog and thank you ever so much for the link of bag tutorials its awesome!<br /><br />You never can have too many bags!

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    tubakk
    August 17, 2009 at 4:24 pm

    Really cute, this one.

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