10 Great Summer Bag Tutorials!

Summer is the perfect time to show off your DIY skills and create a stylish new bag for all your adventures. Whether you’re hitting the beach, going on a picnic or just running errands, a cute and functional summer bag is a must-have accessory. In this blog post, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best bag tutorials that are perfect for the season. From simple totes to trendy crossbody bags, there’s something here for everyone! So grab some fabric, dust off your sewing machine, and let’s get started on creating your perfect summer accessory.

I’m so ready for summer and can’t wait!  Here are some great tutorials to make your own summer bags to head to the pool, lake, or beach.  Get a jump on things and be ready to run out the door.


10 Great Summer Bag Tutorials!

1.) Here’s a great nautical themed bag by Elle Apparel for the pool or beach.

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2.) A cute neon stripped canvas tote by Dana at Made.


3.) The sling bag is great to just throw over your arm and go by Morning by Morning Productions.


4.) More stripes with this lovely canvas bag from Say Yes To Hoboken.


5.) A mini canvas bag which would be perfect for snacks for the kids by Hollabee.

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6.) The One Hour Bag by Ric-Rac which is awesome!  I can’t believe it only takes and hour.

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7.) A great versatile bag all year long and lovin’ the double bows by Sweet Verbena and the cinch bag.


8.) A nice and durable canvas tote by Love Elaine who was guest posting on Floating on Cloud9.


9.) Love this shabby ruffle tote bad and will have to make one of my own by India Rose Textiles at Pattern Pile.

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10.) One more navy stripped bag that is super cute by Living In.

Hope this gets you inspired to create your own bag for summer.  I know I am.


Summer is a great time to get creative and make your own stylish bag to carry around all your essentials. With these 10 great summer bag tutorials, you can choose from a variety of designs and create a unique accessory that fits your personal style. Whether you prefer a beachy tote or a chic cross-body bag, there’s something for everyone in this collection. So why not grab some fabric and get started on your next DIY project? We would love to see what you create, so be sure to let us know in the comments!

Frequently Asked Questions

What color bag for summer?

Darker colours typically go well with chilly weather. Additionally, softer hues like pink are ideal for warmer weather, as seen in the EMMA Bag by MILA. But practically any time of the year, brown, red, black, mustard, and forest green look great.

Which color is best for bag?

Choosing a color for your bag can be a matter of personal preference and style. However, some colors tend to be more versatile and timeless than others. Neutral colors like black, brown, and gray are always safe options that can be paired with any outfit. If you want to add some color to your wardrobe, consider shades like navy, burgundy or olive green which are also versatile, but add a pop of color. Ultimately, choose a color that reflects your personality and complements your overall style!

How many types of handbags are there?

There are more than 32 different varieties, and we shall go into great detail about each. Consequently, be sure to read on. Many men carry purses, and most women have a favourite pocketbook or handbag. They frequently transport briefcases, totes, messenger bags, barrels, duffles, weekenders, backpacks, fanny packs, satchel bags, and shoulder bags.

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