PatternPile is a resource for finding practical and fun-to-sew patterns for accessories to wear and use at home. Beginner to intermediate sewing projects for bags, hats, holidays, and household soft goods.
A fun sewing project to create a classic drawstring patchwork backpack that will still look fab for years to come. The sample bag in the photo above was sewn with a delicious BERNINA 550 Quilters Edition machine and showcases Art Gallery Fabrics‘ Denim Studio Fabrics. This free tutorial by also demonstrates how to use decorative stitches, (we love the “arrow” stitch used here), as well as how to use the automatic buttonhole foot with a slide. See more about the Bernina 550 se
A free video tutorial from Laura Coia of Sew Very Easy & Roxanne Stitches Watch Laura Coia from Sew Very Easy as she sews these quick and easy bags that hang on your door to keep miscellaneous yet necessary belongings such as your keys or wallet. Advertisement Singer 9960 Quantum Stylist Computerized Sewing Machine This free sewing video tutorial from Roxanne Stitches demonstrates how to sew any size buttonhole you’d like on a Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 sewing machine. Learn
A feminine 1930’s-style clutch bag sewing pattern with pleat details at the front, an optional front tuck and a large floppy bow. I love the shape of this classy clutch bag. Emma Brennan who designed this handbag and publishes the pattern as well, loves to sew handbags using twills, wool, velvet, etc. I’m somewhat biased because I love her vintage inspired style no matter which pattern it is. If you’d rather not sew the bow, you could trim the flap with lace appliqué or vi