Simple Drawstring Bag – Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial

Need to know how to make a drawstring bag for a gift bag, knitting or crochet bag, lunch bag… lingerie, shoe, make-up, jewelry, coins, maybe a small drawstring backpack, or little bag for any other reason?

This easy unlined drawstring bag tutorial is great for beginners and experienced crafters. It also gives instructions to make an optional sturdy false bag bottom that you can make so that your little bag always keeps that cute shape.

Each bag uses 2 (or 3) fabrics (if you count the false bag bottom), and can be cinched up with your choice of drawstring materials.

Don’t skip the false bottom – it adds such a cute and professional touch!

 The finished dimensions of the bottom of the bag are 6” x 8” and it stands about 9” tall. Are you ready for this easy sewing project?

Fabric for the bag front/back/bottom (FQ friendly!) Fabric for the sides (FQ friendly!) Drawstring material of your choice Pony beads for embellishment (optional)

You will need:

Peltex 72F ultra firm double sided fusible interfacing Scrap of fabric

For the false bag bottom, you will need:

Swipe up to view full tutorial!  If you make this free pattern, please tag me on Instagram @SewCanShe and let me know what you are using it for!