13 Fun Bags To Sew For Kids – All free!

Are you searching for a free pattern to sew a bag for a child, tween, or teen you know? These 13 free bag patterns are great for anyone you’re sewing for, helping them keep things organized and carry all they need.

Easy Tote Bag

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Kids’ treat bags like this one are super fast and easy to sew! Just grab 1/2 yard of cute fabric for the exterior and any other 1/2 yard for the lining (because no one will care)!

Canvas Book Bag with a Pocket

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This sweet and easy tote bag is perfect for carrying books to and from the library. Or keeping a stash of toys in the car.

Fish Shaped Laundry or Beach Bag

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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.

Fishing Backpack

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A variation on the laundry bag is my Easy Fish Shaped Drawstring Backpack. Suitable for fishermen and landlubbers alike.

Sling Bag (aka Fanny Pack)

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The Fanny Pack has come back into style with a new name: the Sling Bag. It’s a big hit with teenagers and preteens. Make someone a sling bag, and you’ll score big-time popularity points.

Drawstring Backpack with a Zipper Pocket

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The Easy Peasy Drawstring Backpack with a Zipper Pocket is great for carrying sports gear, snacks, or overnight clothes for going to grandma’s house.

Easy Peasy Drawstring Backpack

If you want to make a simpler drawstring backpack without a zipper, here is a quick Easy Peasy Drawstring Backpack pattern. This would also make adorable and reusable gift bags.

Beach Towel Backpack

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Get ready for summer with a fun and easy-to-sew beach towel backpack! This cute knapsack is made from one beach towel (any size) plus a yard of cotton fabric. The beach towel easily folds into the backpack, which can hold other items, like a water bottle, goggles, or snacks.

Little Tote Bag

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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, but this bag is way more functional. Gotta love those pockets!

Bike Messenger Bag

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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!

Chubby Lunch Tote

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Sew the perfect lunch box or scripture case with the chubby lunch tote pattern. This fabric lunch box is made with insulated batting to keep your food warm or cold. Naturally, it isn’t just for lunch or snacks – it also makes a sweet little purse. Use it inside a suitcase for special items like makeup or toiletries.

One Yard Magic Messenger Bag

The 1 Yard Magic Messenger Bag 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.

Convertible Backpack Tote

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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. It’s larger than the kids’ backpacks previously shown so that it would be wonderful for a teen or tween.

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