7 Quilted Bags You Can Totally Make This Weekend

Breaking news: quilting doesn't have to take foreverrr. These bags use all the techniques you love about your craft, and you can knock 'em out in a weekend!

1. The Stitched and Zipped Clutch

If you need somewhere to store your shears or rotary cutter, craft a bag for that! This one is just as practical as it is fun, and you'll learn a cool free-motion radar design along the way.

2. A Catch-It-All Caddy

This bag is big — for good reason. Any quilter knows their crafting room can get a bit out of hand sometimes, and this pocket-filled caddy helps you corral all those odds and ends so you can kiss clutter goodbye.

3. A Pretty Patchwork Bag

These bags are ah-dorable. The patchwork motif allows you to experiment with piecing and free motion , opening up the project to a truly custom design.

4. The Quick-Stitch Tote

Choose your fabric and free-motion design, then follow these simple steps to bring it all together in less than an hour. (Seriously!) Bonus: this tote requires minimal piecing, making it perfect for beginners — or anyone who needs a last-minute gift option , stat.

Let's be real: we can always use more totes for grocery runs and storing sewing supplies. This stash-busting project is perfect for beginner sewists and — bonus! — it'll be done in less than an hour. Last-minute gift idea, anyone?

5. Your Everyday Errand Bag

Boho meets chic in this cool tote that's made with just one pack of 10" squares. With its two pockets and roomy inside, it's perfect for your busy day-to-day, and you can stitch it together in a snap!

6. A Charming Piece of Patchwork

Building a bag doesn't get any easier than this. All you need is one charm pack and one yard of lining fabric to create a fab bag that's perfect for weekend errands, hauling groceries and more.

7. The Scrappiest Two-in-One Design

What's better than a cute tote bag? A cute reversible tote bag! The hidden seams make this bag work inside and out — just stitch and flip it to match whatever your style of the day demands.

July 26, 2019
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