Are you looking for a free pattern to sew a bag for a child, tween, or teen you know? These 13 free bag patterns are perfect for anyone you're sewing for, helping them keep their belongings organized and carry everything they need.
Easy Tote Bag
Kids treat bags like this are super quick and easy to sew! Just take 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 pocket
This soft and easy tote bag is perfect for transporting books to and from the library. Or keep a stash of toys in the car.
Laundry bag or beach bag in the shape of a fish
With children, there is always laundry. Keep it under control in a cute fish-shaped laundry bag. Think about how cute this would be for a baby shower gift.
A variation of the laundry bag is my easy fish drawstring backpack. Suitable for both fishermen and landowners.
Shoulder Bag (aka Fanny Pack)
The Fanny Pack is back in fashion with a new name: the Sling Bag. It's a big hit with teens and tweens. Make someone a shoulder bag and you'll score major popularity points.
Drawstring backpack with zippered pocket
The Easy Peasy drawstring backpack with a zippered pocket is ideal for carrying sports gear, snacks, or sleepwear to go to grandma's house.
Easy Peasy Drawstring Backpack
If you want to make a simpler drawstring backpack without a zipper, here's a quick Easy Peasy Drawstring Backpack pattern. These would also make adorable reusable gift bags.
Beach towel backpack
Get ready for summer with a fun, easy-to-sew beach towel backpack! This cute backpack is made from a beach towel (any size) and a yard of cotton fabric. The beach towel folds easily into the backpack, which can hold other items, such as a water bottle, glasses or snacks.
Small tote bag
When one of my daughters was younger, she chose a small plastic purse from the preschool treasure box. She carried it EVERYWHERE she went until the handle fell off. I think of it when I see the Tiny Bag, but this bag is much more functional. Gotta love these pockets!
Bike messenger bag
The Bike Messenger Bag is ideal for any child who wants to carry their favorite items by bike. Check it out!
Sew the perfect lunch box or scripture case with the Chubby Lunch Bag Pattern. This fabric lunch box is made with insulated fleece to keep your food warm or cold. Of course, it's not just for lunch or snacks, it's also a cute little handbag. Use it in 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 a single bag, but I later modified it to make a smaller bag and get two from a single yard of fabric. These little messengers are perfect for children.
I love the versatility of my Convertible Backpack Tote. As the name suggests, this bag is a tote or a backpack, depending on how you wear the straps. It is larger than the previously featured kids backpacks, making it ideal for a teen or preteen.
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