15 Bags To Sew For Kids- All free!

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Are you looking for a free bag pattern to sew for a baby, child, tween or teen in your life? Below you will find 15 printable patterns with free tutorials and easy instructions. No matter who you’re sewing for, these bags will help them stay organized and travel with everything they need.

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Sewing for the littlest kids can be exciting. Is this a first baby? Grandbaby or Godchild? Even if the little one you’re sewing for is none of those things, my Big Pocket Baby Pouch will be a welcome addition to the parent or sitter’s diaper bag.



Another version of a diaper clutch (this one is Fat Quarter friendly) is my Easy To Sew Snappy Tote. It would be perfect for lots of other uses too. Bullet Journal and pens, maybe?

Kids’ Halloween treat bags like this one are super fast and easy to sew! Just grab 1/2 yard cute Halloween fabric with pumpkins, ghosts and ghouls, or spooky bats for the exterior and any other 1/2 yard for the lining (because no one will care)!

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With kids, there’s always laundry. Keep it under control in a cute Fish Shaped Laundry Bag. Think how cute this would be for a baby shower gift.



A variation on the laundry bag, is my Fishpack Easy Fish Shaped Drawstring Backpack. Suitable for fisherman and land lubbers alike.



Kids love iPads, but they don’t always keep them safe and protected. That’s why this soft iPad backpack sewing pattern is so genius!

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Don’t let the boys have all the fun. Make her a 2 Zip Hip Bag and you’ll score big time popularity points, although your fabric choice could make this just right for either a her or him.

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The Easy Peasy Drawstring Backpack with a Zipper Pocket is great for helping any kid transport what they need. This one is always near our front door.

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If you need an option without a zipper, here is a quick Easy Peasy Drawstring Backpack pattern. This would also make adorable, reusable and green gift bags.



When one of my daughters was smaller, she picked a tiny plastic purse from the Treasure Box at Preschool. She carried it EVERYWHERE she went until the handle fell off. I think of that when I see the Tiny Bag, only this bag is way more functional. Gotta love those pockets!

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The Bike Messenger Bag is great for any kid who wants to transport their favorite items by bicycle. Check it out!

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The 1 Yard Magic Messenger Bag (2Bags!) was originally designed to make one bag, but then I modified it to make a smaller bag and get two from just one yard of fabric. These smaller Messengers are great for kids.



Every kid taxi needs a Hanging Organizer with Pockets for keeping their gear organized. Also great for inside the house.



If the outings require snacks, (and what outing DOESN’T require snacks?) take them along in an Easy Peasy Lunchbag.



I love the versatility of my Convertible Backpack Tote pattern. Just like it sounds, this bag is a tote or a backpack depending on how you wear the straps. So useful.

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Kids are using their electronics more than ever this year and the Tetris iPad and Tablet Case is a great way to protect them.

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The Pretty Quilted iPad Case has a zipper for extra security. The contrasting fabrics make it look just like the expensive designer cases out there.

So, which bag will it be? Since they’re free you can make one for everyone on your list. And please tag me @sewcanshe on Instagram so I can see your finished project!

Happy Sewing,


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