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One Hour Bag



Use these patterns to sew purses in an hour or less! This one hour bag is easy and versatile enough to take to work, school, the mall, even the gym! Learn how to sew a purse and then make enough for everyone you love. This is certainly a pattern you'll use repeatedly. Its ease and final product are worth your time and energy. Add this staple DIY pattern into your collection of sewing projects.

One Hour Bag
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Project Type: Make a Project

Time to complete: Under an hour

Sewn by: Machine



For more great purse projects like this one, check out 12 Patterns to Sew Purses.

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Feb 16, 2014

Thank You for all the project ideas :) Peggy West Covina, CA


Jan 30, 2014

I have made two of these bags. The second one I sewed the strap in when attaching the lining to the body of the bag. I also used a flap and button closure rather than the magnetic closure to save money and a trip to the craft store. Sew the flap in when attaching the liner to the body. Great pattern...getting lots of compliments and a great way to use up scrap fabric! Thanks!


9 Ratings

Apr 10, 2013

I was not able to print the pattern due to my equipment, not because of the pattern. So I took her measurements, found a conversion program online (cuz I live in USA), and drew it up on some brown craft paper. It took such a short time to make and looked great! So good, I gave it to my sister for Christmas. :-) Thanks for posting the tut so well that I was able to make it easily. I plan on making more cuz I really love the look and feel of it. I will try using diff fabrics and/or embellishments, as well as a few pockets. :-)


Feb 14, 2013

I think it's very cute and easy patterns can make the sewing projects quicker. I really like patterns for bags and purses. Thanks! MLynn


Jan 7, 2013

I would like to know how to print this pattern..I'd love to make it.


Jan 14, 2012

I made two of these for Christmas gifts. My daughter-in-law is a nurse and needed a bag she could wipe down for germs. I made hers out of a laminated fabric and she was thrilled. Second one was for my next door neighbor's preteen girl made out of an outdoor fabric to hold it's color. She loved it as well. Thank you for this very easy pattern. Less than an hour start to finish.


Oct 13, 2011

I looked for a long time for a shoulder bag pattern that was not only quick,inexpensive,roomy and could easily be dressed up or down to suit the outfit I wanted to coordinate it to,I also didn't want to pay $15 for the pattern! TA-DAA!! Thank You so much for sharing this pattern! It more than meets all my criteria. I have made it,modified and out of patchwork,denim,velvet,satin,cotton and some very eeclectic mixes of several things with pockets,appliques and a vast array of do-dads both decorative and useful. There is just no limit to the versatility. All you need to do is let loose and get started,let your imagination be your guide. I guarantee you'll come away with an extremely useable bag that is a one of a kind art piece that you alone own! Give it a try!!


Dec 26, 2010

I'm going to try making this bag, what is A4 paper?


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