Posts Tagged ‘bag’

Handmade Gift Ideas: Yoga Mat Bag

Have a yogi on your list? Or maybe just someone with a resolution to be healthier in 2013? You can use mewyam‘s great tutorial for a handy mat bag to help them make getting to yoga class a cinch! You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=244983.0 For more great gift ideas check out our […]

Craftster Crush: suereal

This month, our Craftster Crush is suereal! Suereal somehow consistently makes monsters that are both completely weird and completely adorable and endearing, a very difficult mix to get right! And I can’t tell you how many comments I’ve seen talking about how awesome suereal is. That she’s nice, sweet, funny, a great crafter… She really […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Custom Photo Tote

This is exactly the kind of gift that my grandmother would LOVE! Put photos of you and yours on a tote for that special someone. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=129537.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Knitting Project Bag

Need a gift for that amazing knitter in your life? This bag duo is perfect! Designed by a knitting it has all the features they need to keep focused on that tricky pattern and not unknotting their yarn. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=325708.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific […]

Gamer Wednesday: Settlers of Catan bag (with pattern!)

Not all games have controllers… some have boards! Fantasticmio took her inspiration from the Settlers of Catan board! She made this great crochet bag that looks like it’s made of tiles from the board. She even shared a pattern so that you can crochet one of your own! You can see more great crafts by […]

Wear It This Weekend: Travel Bag

So I guess you don’t technically wear bags, but really, when you’re traveling, you’re carrying your bag around so much it could be considered just another article of clothing! For those of us who are traveling for the upcoming holidays I wanted to share this awesome travel bag tutorial! It would be great for everything […]

Craftster Classics: The Jordy Bag

The Jordy Bag is probably the all-time most popular tutorial on Craftster. This awesome tute shows a method for making a square bottom lined purse that can also be customized in many different ways. There are hundreds of examples of bags made by Crfatsters using this tute posted by TheJordy back in 2004, and it […]

As Seen On TV: Flight of the Conchords

I first heard about Flight of the Conchords from my fellow Craftsters, so it’s only fitting that the second week of As Seen On TV should feature the wacky New Zealand novelty folk duo. These guys have inspired a lot of hilarious and fabulous projects, and this is one of the best. The caricatures are […]

Keepin’ it Green – The Week in DIY: A Scrap Beanbag Chair, Recycled Messenger Bag, and More!

The Week in DIY: A Scrap Beanbag Chair, Recycled Messenger Bag, Green Crafts for Kids, and More! Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter. Modern Recycled Light Bulb Hanging Vases Check out these hot ideas for reusing bulbs […]

Floppy Disk Bag

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… We probably all have them, those relics of a “distant age”. A giant stack of them sitting on the back of the shelf, a few forgotten in a drawer, one protecting your table from the condensation of your glass. The once great invention with the now minuscule capacity, the […]

How to Sew a Tote Bag

Can you ever have enough choices for tote bag tutorials? We think not! Every one we see on Craftster has different variations and different tips and tricks. SewingRepublic.com has shared their "Savvy Tote" tutorial with us complete with detailed step by step photos. I love how roomy this tote is and I especially love this […]

Tute Tuesday: The Jordy Bag

This week’s Tute Tuesday is a Craftster classic – the Jordy Bag. Many of you have used this tutorial over the years to make some awesome bags. This week we are highlighting it for anyone who has missed it. The Jordy Bag is one of the most popular tutorials on Craftster. It’s versatile, easy to […]

Book Review: One Ball Knits:Purses

This book by Khadija, Fatema, and Hajera Habibur-Rahman includes twenty knitting patterns for adorable purses that can be made from one skein, hank or spool of yarn. The patterns are divided by season (five patterns each) but could easily be used year-round. The book starts with easy to follow explanations of the tools, materials, and […]

Tute Tuesday: How to sew a lined zippered pouch

Zippered pouches are one of the handiest invention on earth. They hold loose change, makeup, craft supplies, and organize our bags and even our rooms. They can be big or small, fancy or plain, but they are always useful. For some of us, though, the humble zippered pouch is a bit of mystery. How to […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make a Hipslinger Bag

It’s Tute Tuesday! This week our featured tutorial is a lovely hipslinger bag posted by Rocknroar. This adorable hands-free bag is heaps more stylish that an old fashioned fanny pack/bum bag, but just as convenient. You can use it for almost anything. Carry your essentials with you, use it for treats when walking your dog, […]