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12+ DIY purse patterns to sew for kids

DIY purse patterns to sew for kids! If your kids are anything like mine, they love stashing things and carrying things with them. Kid purses are fun to sew because they’re usually pretty simple and well received; I had fun making this list of purse patterns that includes some free tutorials and lots of adorable themes! Such a quick gift to sew for kids and none of them take much fabric.

12+ DIY purse patterns to sew for kids

Let me know what your favorite thing to tuck into a gifted purse is! I think it would be sweet to put in a little treasure surprise (maybe a pocket kitty?) or any kid would be delighted to pull out some quarters I bet.

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girl purse sewing patterns

DIY purse patterns to sew for kids

free tote bag sewing tutorial

Super simple but no exposed seams and super sturdy; see how to sew the ‘mini me’ version of my simple tote pattern here on Swoodson Says.


unicorn purse sewing pattern

This adorable unicorn purse sewing pattern from Stubbornly Crafty is so darn cute!

upcycled kid purse from old jeans

Of course you know I love  upcycled options, and how cute is this old jeans tote tutorial from Make it Love It.

simple half circle purse pattern free

This looks cute and quick to stitch up, a fun little curvy free purse pattern from Make It Love It.

Another cute tote version with a small kid size, check out the free tutorial at Toriska.

free strawberry purse tutorial

Perfect for spring,  look at this darling strawberry purse tutorial from Delia Creates!

kid messenger bag pattern

Sweet and simple, a mini messenger bag tutorial from Crazy Little Projects.

This is from a specific movie but I think any cat loving kid would be excited about this cute kitty purse, with a free tutorial from Polkadot Chair.

Another kitty option, this one is a little more involved with nice pockets inside, a cat face purse free pattern from Choly Knight.

For the Star Wars fans, a fun little yoda face tote free pattern from Crafty Staci.

fruit slice purse tutorial

Super summery and so cute, look at these fruity purse options with a tutorial from Stitched by Crystal!

See how to make a little kid ballet bag with a tutorial from Sew Can Do, this has such a cute shape.

free fanny pack sewing pattern

This one isn’t specifically written for kids but I think it would fit most kids just fine past the toddler stage, with a free fanny pack pattern from Sew Can She.

A super sweet free purse pattern made from felt by Life Sew Savory, this would be fun to sew WITH a kid, too.

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