How to Sew a Two Pocket Tote Bag

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire!  Today I am here to show you how to sew a simple, yet beautiful, two pocket tote bag to take on your next adventure. For this project you will need to precut the following pieces of fabric: Top exterior accent panel: 12″ x 18″, cotton, cut 2 Bottom exterior… Read More

How to sew a Lovely Large Press Lock Purse

Large Purse with Press Lock Closure

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today I am here to show you how to sew a lovely large purse with press lock closure. I especially love the combination of the twill and quilted roses on this particular bag. You can easily customize the pockets to suit your needs perfectly and this bag would be… Read More

How to sew a waxed canvas messenger tote bag

How to sew a waxed canvas messenger bag tutorial

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today I am here to show you how to sew a waxed canvas messenger tote bag. For this project you will need 2 sets of snaps,  1.5 yards of waxed canvas and 1.5 yards of cotton fabric. Precut your fabric to the following dimensions: Exterior (waxed canvas): Cut two… Read More

How to sew a Market Tote Bag with button tab closure by Sewspire.com

How to sew a Market Tote with button tab closure

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! I am here today to show you how to sew my version of The Market Tote. For this project you will need approximately 3 yards of fabric, a 1.5″ swivel key fob and an oversized fabric covered button kit, plus 3/4 yard of quilt batting. To begin, precut the… Read More

Lost and found lunch tote bag

How to sew a reusable and washable lunch tote bag

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! I have missed you! Many thanks to all of you who wrote to inquire as to my whereabouts. I’m here to tell you a little story of how I got lost and found + as promised I have prepared a fun sewing project for you. I hope you enjoy… Read More

How to sew a divided eye glass case

How to sew a divided eye glass case

  Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today I am here to show you how to sew a divided case that is sized to hold two pairs of reading glasses perfectly. For this project you will begin with two 12″ squares of cotton fabric folded in half. Print out the following template and position along… Read More