Turn a Quilt into a Bag

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Turn a Quilt into a Bag Pattern


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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sewing
  • quilt binding

Pattern Description:

Do you have a small quilt, table topper, or wall hanging that you would like to make into a simple quilted tote bag or quilted purse?
I created this tutorial to show you how to cut a quilt or quilted piece apart and constructed a quilted bag.
*Sewing and quilt binding experience necessary. If you have made a bag before, it should be easy to follow. If not, you may need more detailed directions or experience. This is not a pattern - it is tutorial on how I constructed this simple quilted bag from a quilt - Turn a quilt into a bag!
You can make it with or without an inside pocket.
Full color step by step instructions.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size depends on your quilt
  • can be made any size
  • information provided for sizes


  • Quilt or quilted piece
  • 1/3 of a yard of fabric for binding
  • thread
  • sewing machine

About Designer

About Designer

Marcia Wachuta - Crafty Sewing and Quilting on craftsy.com

I create modern quilt patterns and quilt blocks. I am a professional freestyle long arm quilter, since 2003. I am a fiber artist, a blogger, and a novice photographer. I am also a mother, a daughter, a friend, and a wife and a new "Grandmama"!

I share my free style quilting designs every week on my blog. Using old and new fabrics I create quilted items.

I will be creating and adding more ...

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