How to sew a beach bag

Collaborative Beach Bag Design: Exterior Assembly

How to sew a beach bag
How to sew a beach bag
How to sew a beach bag
How to sew a beach bag

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire!

Today I am here to show you how to assemble the exterior of our collaborative beach bag design. For this portion of the project you will need the following cuts of fabric:

Canvas or Twill:

Body Panels 15″ x 24″ (cut 2)

Side Panels 10″ x 24″ (cut 2)

Base Panel 24″ x 10″ (cut 1)

Pocket Trim 24″ x 3″ (cut 2)


Pocket Panels 12″ x 24″ (cut 2)

Side Pockets 10″ x 20″ (cut 2)

Key Fob Strap 3″ x 20″ (cut 1)

Plus one 1″ swivel key fob

PLEASE NOTE: These are the correct measurements listed here. In the video I said 25″ for some reason. Sorry!

The exterior pockets are designed to hold water, keys, sunglasses, sunscreen, a book and snacks.

Next week we will finish up with the top closure. Comment to let me know if you would like 1. no closure 2. a drawstring closure or 3. a zippered top closure.

Until we meet again, please know the creative genius in me celebrates the creative genius in you!

Blissfully yours,