Easy and fun to make, these bags in five sizes are perfect for storing and carrying make-up, sewing supplies, tech gear, and more.
The pattern includes complete step-by-step instructions for making the bags with or without quilted fabric and for adding optional iron-on vinyl laminate to make the inside easy to wipe clean.
Double-slide zippers and handy grab tabs make the bags easy to open wide and attached side panels prevent contents from falling out. An optional strap with swivel hook may also be added.
When empty, the bags nest inside one another to save space.
Finished sizes of bags are as follows:
Extra Small (XS): 2-3/4in H x 3-1/2in W x 2-5/8in D
Small (S): 3-1/2in H x 4-1/2in W x 3-3/8in D
Medium (M): 4-1/4in H x 5-1/2in W x 4in D
Large (L)): 4-7/8in H x 6-1/2in W x 4-5/8in D
Extra Large (XL): 5-1/2in H x 7-1/2in W x 5in D
You'll love this handy zip-up Tool Case to store and carry a variety of tools, from rotary cutters and scissors to markers, turning tools, small rulers, and more. A variety of easy-to-access pockets in vinyl, mesh, and quilted fabric can be customized to fit the tools you use and love.
Designed in collaboration with popular fabric designer, Tula Pink, the Tool Case will hold Tula's hardware collection or can be customized to fit rotary cutters, rulers, and tools from most manufacturers.
The Tool Case measures 10in H x 12-1/2in W x 1-1/2in D when closed and opens to 12-1/2in H x 20-1/2in W.
TIP: See also our Take A Stand pattern, which is a companion to Running With Scissors. The pattern features stand-up totes in two sizes. Each Take A Stand tote features an adjustable, detachable carrying strap and plenty of room for supplies and more. Zippered pockets outside and divided mesh pockets inside make organization easy.
The small Take A Stand tote make a perfect stand for the Tool Case. Just fold the Tool Case over so that the inner pockets are exposed. Place the case billboard-style over the upright tote. You'll love the stability and easy access to all your supplies. The large tote will hold the Running With Scissors Tool Case and/or fabric, tools, and more.
Control the clutter with this sturdy caddy. Its small footprint makes it perfect for using next to the sewing machine or on a desk.
Five outer slip pockets provide easy access to tools and supplies, and a zippered pocket on one end keeps personal items safe and secure.
Expanding dividers on the inside organize a multitude of supplies or collapse flat against the interior of the caddy affording a wide-open interior.
Comfy padded fabric handles make carrying easy and attach with rectangle rings allowing them to fall flat along the front or back.
The caddy measures 6.5""H x 10.5""W x 6""D.
Looking for something bigger? Try our Catch All Caddy or Road Trip patterns.
Sturdy cases in two sizes store and carry pens and pencils, sewing tools, knitting needles, and more.
Soft and Stable provides great body and stability and ensures that the cases stand up and hold their shape.
When open, the cases convert into desktop stands by folding down their tops, allowing easier access and visibility of contents without sacrificing stability.
Mesh pockets on the inside help organize supplies.
Each case zips shut for safe and secure storage.
The outside of either case may be embellished with an optional ribbon border.
The pattern includes complete step-by-step instructions for cases in two sizes.
Small: 8½""H x 3½""W x 3½""D when closed, 4½""H x 3½""W x 3½""D when folded down
Large: 14½""H x 5½""W x 5½""D when closed, 8""H x 5½""W x 5½""D when folded down
Stand-up totes in two sizes have an easy-to-install zippered top that opens wide for easy access to the contents.
Each Take A Stand tote features an adjustable, detachable carrying strap and plenty of room for supplies and more.
Two zippered pockets on the outside of the tote and two inner mesh pockets keep everything organized and easy to view.
The SMALL stand-up tote measures 8-3/4in H x 12in W x 6-1/2in D.
The LARGE stand-up tote measures 12-1/2in H x 16in W x 8in D.
TIP: See also our Running With Scissors pattern, which is a companion to Take A Stand. That pattern includes instructions for a handy zip-up Tool Case to store and carry a plethora of tools, from rotary cutters and scissors to markers, turning tools, small rulers, and more. A variety of easy-to-access pockets in vinyl, mesh, and quilted fabric can be customized to fit the tools you use and love.
The small Take A Stand tote make a perfect stand for the Tool Case in our Running With Scissors pattern. Just fold the Tool Case over so that the inner pockets are exposed. Place the Tool Case billboard-style over the upright tote. You'll love the stability and easy access to all your supplies. The large tote will hold the Running With Scissors Tool Case and/or fabric, tools, and more.
Get organized, minimize stress, and streamline packing with these handy cases.
Constructed of lightweight mesh and fabric quilted to Soft and Stable, the cases hold their shape and are perfect for sorting and separating all your travel needs.
An open mesh panel on top gives breathability and visibility to contents ? no more digging through the whole suitcase to find the swimsuit and flip flops!
Perfect for gifts for anyone who travel!
Carry everything you need for a day trip in this handy knapsack.
This compact and feature-rich backpack is sized to work well for adults as well as children. Just adjust the lengths of the shoulder straps (as directed in the pattern) to make it perfect for everyone, from 4-year-olds to 90-year-olds.
You'll love the way the zippers extend all the way to the bottom of the main and front compartments for full access to each section. The compartments open wide, making it easy to pack and find items. No more digging around inside a pack!
The bag also features lots of zippered and slip pockets to keep small items organized and separated. Cell phone users will love the optional hidden pocket, which is perfect for keeping a phone available for quick access, yet out of sight.
A functional and easy to make bag with four styles that feature both zippered mesh and zippered vinyl pockets in a variety of sizes. Use them to organize, store, and carry all sorts of treasures.
Pocket Packers are perfect for organizing personal items and clothing in a suitcase or to carry supplies to class. You’ll think of so many ways to use these handy bags!
Each Pocket Packers bag measures 18.5” H x 13.5” W and each style features a full-sized zippered mesh pocket on the back.
On the front are zippered vinyl pockets in a variety of sizes depending on the style that you choose to make.
Style 1 has 1 pocket,
Style 2 has 2 same-sized pockets,
Style 3 has 3 pockets of varying sizes, and
Style 4 has 4 pockets in a variety of sizes.
Any of the pockets can be divided into more than one section.
A reinforced handle attached to the top of each bag can be customized for carrying by hand or over the shoulder.
Designed to be made with small amounts of fabric, Pocket Packers are perfect for using the newest fabrics from your favorite designer or a collection of pieces from your stash.
ByAnnie’s Soft and Stable, the original sew-in foam stabilizer, is used to stabilize the fabrics, ensuring that the bags will be sturdy and hold their shape and making construction and assembly extra-easy.
Organize it all in these versatile bags in two sizes with adjustable handles and full-width exterior pockets. An optional strap on back slips over handles on rolling luggage.
Bags open like suitcases to reveal handy see-through zippered compartments on each side. Attached pocket pages on the inside store and organize a multitude of smaller items.
Pattern includes instructions for bags in two sizes:
Small: 9.5in H x 13.5in W x 6.5in D
Large: 11in H x 16in W x 8.5in D
You’ll love this over-sized, sturdy caddy with lots of easy-to-access slip pockets and dividers to hold and organize all your supplies.
Seven slip pockets on front, back, and one end provide easy access to tools and supplies. A zippered pocket on one end keeps personal items safe and secure.
Expanding dividers on the inside open to organize a multitude of supplies or collapse to fall flat against the interior of the caddy affording a wide-open interior for plenty of storage possibilities.
Comfy padded fabric handles make carrying easy and attach with rectangle rings allowing them to fall flat along the side.
Save precious minutes on your way out the door.
This handy 12"" H x 5.5” W organizer fits over the door handle and holds keys, phones, glasses, shopping lists, and more.
A handy strap on back holds letters, envelopes, or newspapers, and an optional elastic strap secures the organizer to the door knob/handle.
The Handle It pattern includes instructions for two options:
• Version 1 features a swivel hook for attaching keys, creating a perfect purse organizer! Keep your Handle It hanging on the door knob when at home to ensure you don't forget it. Then, when you are ready to go, choose the perfect bag for your day or night on the town and simply slip the Handle It inside.
• Version 2 uses chalkboard fabric on the bottom pocket, making it a great place for quick reminders and daily ego boosts. Tell your family you love them, or remind your spouse to take out the trash.
Perfect for use at home, at work, or on your travels, this easy-to-make organizer makes a great gift, too!