The perfect first sewing project, the Drawstring Bag is your gateway into the sewing world, as well as being a super useful item to own! Make one for yourself to keep special items in check, or make them for friends and family to spread the sewing love!
A great opportunity to practise your machine sewing techniques, the Drawstring Bag is a useful project that’ll start your sewing journey.
Need a bit of help choosing fabric? Why not get one of our Drawstring Bag kits instead? You’ll get the fabric and piping cord sent to you in the post, and the PDF pattern emailed directly to you.
Whether you’re wanting to sew a drawstring bag for your child’s PE kit, as handy food storage bags for potatoes and onions, or you want to use the handmade bags as sustainable Christmas gift wrapping, learn how to sew a Drawstring Bag with this helpful pattern and kit.
Grab some extra tips by watching our recent live sewalong, as Lisa guides you through how to make this super speedy drawstring bag:
The drawstring bag is an easy-to-make project for sewing beginners and a great make to start with if you want to learn how to sew. With clear instructions on how to make a drawstring bag, you’ll have made one in no time at all!
For more of our top sewing tips for beginners, click here.