Bags for Life

21 Projects to Make, Customise and love for Ever

Stuart Hillard


With 20 stylish patterns for every occasion, Stuart Hillard provides achievable patterns, fast makes for all abilities and professional looking results. Delving into the anatomy of the bag, take a visual tour of the various parts of different bags, before moving onto the specific details of pockets, zips, piping, binding, straps and handles and even metalwork. The bags are grouped according to use but with plenty of ideas for 'cross-pollination'.

Chapters include:

  • A Trip to the Market: trolley bags to shop and go, simple drawstring produce bags, expanding market tote and a wallet
  • A Day at the Beach: convertible tote 'n' towel, splash proof sling and book bag and multi-purpose hobo perfect for carrying food, blankets and even baby essentials
  • A Picnic by the Lake: picnic bag with insulated interior, bottle carrier and drawstring games and play mat
  • A Meeting in the City: the ultimate workbag with room for a laptop or tablets, the overnight attache and a don't shoot the messenger bag, an everyday essential
  • A Weekend in the Country: the ultimate weekend bag with plenty of pockets, an absolute essentials roll-up pouch and a multi-pocketed zippered toiletry bag
  • A Great Night In (for every crafter!): knitting bag to store your current project in style, a sewing machine bag, a project pouch and a drawstring project bag


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    245 x 190mm
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