Friday 31 January 2014

Ten Upcycled Bag and Tote Tutorials...

10 Upcycled Bag & Tote Tutorials ~ Threading My Way

Our ONGOING Bags & Totes link party now has over 400 projects added. Today, I'm showcasing Ten Upcycled Bag & Tote tutorials from the collection. Each detailed tutorial contains step by step instructions and lots of photos.

Belted Sweater Purse Tutorial by Susan, from Second Chances by Susan

Umbrellas Upcycled to Bags ~ Tutorial by Jill, from Creating My Way to Success

Sweatshirt Tote Tutorial by Jane, from Maiden Jane

Skirt to Bag Tutorial, from Maarnietvangrijs

Felted Sweater Bag Tutorial by Gina, from Gina's Craft Corner

Men's Shirt to Handbag Tutorial by Jill, from Creating My Way to Success

Lined Foldable Market Bag Tutorial by Irene, from Serger Pepper

Upcycled Denim Tote Tutorial by Mandy, from Hong Kong Chic

T-shirt Tote Tutorial by Jane, from Maiden Jane

Lesa Bag Tutorial by Jill, from Creating My Way to Success

Ten Terrific Upcycled Bag and Tote tutorials... definitely thinking outside the square.

For more ideas and inspiration, head on over to our ONGOING Bags & Totes link party. You'll find lots of patterns, tutorials, pattern reviews and photos to help with your next creation. If you've made a bag or tote, I'd love you to add it to the collection.


  1. That belted sweater purse is beautiful! Thanks for featuring my felted bag! :)

  2. I've seen something like the sweatshirt tote at our local Hallmark w/ the MU logo. Thought that would go over real well in college towns.

  3. I looove the belted sweater bag!

  4. What a joyful inspirational collection,,,, Was just pondering about turning an old sweater into a bag ,, but it won`t happen now maybe later ...
    I tend to sew bags ,,

  5. Thanks Pam for showing my Market Bag... I have to confess that I'm using it a lot and it's still together (thanks to the lining, I suppose!)

  6. Great post,Pam!i like so much upcycled bags!see some of my handbags:

  7. So much inspiration Pam, I accidentally ruined my son's jumper recently, I wonder if I could get a bag out of it instead :)

  8. Thanks for sharing all this,
    Franka from Cologne


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