For those new to bag making, check out KPD"s video of The Janie Pouch With Modifications. 

 By Kaya Papaya Design on YouTube

  • The Janie Pouch ASG Bonus Never made a bag before? This video covers interfacing, pleats, zipper installation with tabs, a wrist strap, slip pocket, birthing the bag, and pressing.
    Customer review: "I would grade this tutorial an A+++. I have made pouches before but you bring it to a higher level with your excellent instructions and attention to detail throughout each step. I can't wait to make this pouch using your instructions. Thank you!" - txknitnurse


Check out these videos by SiahSwag and Seams Legit, both are talented sewists and give excellent, friendly instruction.

By SiahSwag on YouTube:

  • The Adina Laptop Bag Kassiah breaks down this large bag pattern step-by-step
  • The Alyssa Hip Bag You'll be an expert at card slot pockets and sewing vinyl, along with making a belt strap and adding a turn lock.
  • The Cici Tote Bag  Learn to do a recessed zipper, a slip and zipper pocket, and adding an overlay.
  • The Claire Shoulder Bag Learn the trick to a great looking curved zipper placket and finishing pocket edges.
  • The Colette Bowler Bag  Learn techniques for sewing the curved gusset with vinyl and a curved zipper placket. Two types of handles.
  • The Duffy Bag  A large bag broken down into easy steps. Three zipper styles, making a flap, four different slip pocket styles. The Laila Weekender has the same basic construction..
  • The Edyn Handbag. A Beginner Basics pattern. Minimal hardware of one magnetic snap. Unique pleated corners. One slip pocket. Or challenge yourself and make a pleated front, add a turnlock, and d-rings with strap connectors.
  • The Elora Backpack. A classy bag with the popular pleated pocket of the Alyssa and the Adina. 
  • The Fallyn Bag. A large semi-structured tote with tons of pockets. Show off one, two, or three fabrics. Great for a large handbag, office tote, or diaper bag. Unique flap assembly. 
  • The Janie Pouch  A great beginner pattern with pleats, a zipper with tab, and a contrasting accent. 
  • The Raelyn Bag Trio. Three sizes of a flirty pleated shoulder bag. 
  • The Sunset Beach Tote. The Beginner Basics Collection - minimal hardware, lots of tips and "hand holding" for the ultimate beginner bag maker.
  • The Taco Tuesday Case. A super fast make with so many uses. Bet you can't make just one!

 By Seams Legit on YouTube: