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 Yoga Bag the Sewspire Way

How to sew a yoga tote bag the Sewspire Way

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire!  Today I am here to show you how to make a Yoga Bag the Sewspire Way. For this project you will need approximately 3.5 yards of fabric. To begin, precut your fabric to the following measurements: Handles: 6″ x 30″ (cut 2) and back each with Pellon 809 Exterior… Read More

How to sew a bucket style convertible backpack crossbody hip bag

How to sew a convertible round bottom backpack crossbody hip bag by Sewspire

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today I am here to show you how to sew this fabulous bucket style round bottom convertible bag which can be worn crossbody, on the shoulder or as a backpack. For this project you will need approximately 2 yards of twill / canvas / duck fabric cut in the… Read More

How to sew a three way divided organizer caddy + fabric giveaway and studio update

How to sew a divided organizer caddy by Sewspire

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today I am here to show you how to sew this fabulous three way divided organizer caddy. For this project you will need to precut the following pieces of twill / canvas / cotton fabric: Interior Pockets 7.5″ x 7.5″ (cut 6) Exterior Front / Back / Base 9″… Read More

How to sew a phone wallet with wristlet strap and mini card case

How to sew a phone wallet by Sewspire.com

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today I am here to show you how to sew a phone wallet with wristlet strap and mini card case. For this project you will need approximately a half yard of cotton fabric and some Pellon firm iron on interfacing, a 7″ zipper, a key ring, small swivel fob… 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 an essential oil wallet

How to sew an essential oil wallet

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today I am here to show you how to sew a wallet designed to hold essential oil bottles. For this project you will need two cuts of cotton fabric which measure: 18″ x 6″ 6″ x 10″  One piece of cotton batting which measures 18″ x 6″ and two… Read More

How to sew a cover for your sewing machine

How to sew a sewing machine cover

Hey y’all and welcome to the first video tutorial in the Sewspire 2017 Slipcover Series!  Today I am here to show you how to create a custom cover for your sewing machine. For this project you will need a soft sided measuring tape, 3/4 yard canvas or twill fabric, embroidery thread and assorted cotton scraps to… Read More

How to sew a Triangle Sleepover Tote Bag

How to sew a triangle sleepover tote

Hey y’all and welcome back to Sewspire!  This is a brand new design with a unique triangular shape that could be used as a sleepover tote, stuffed animal tent or as a toy storage solution. I am sure you have some great ideas as well! Please do leave a comment and let us all know… Read More