Handmade Bags

Find a handwoven bag for any occasion (or no occasion) here on Weaving Today. Use one of our many patterns or adapt one to make an accessory that is uniquely you!


Small is More

    Potholders by Jean Korus. Madelyn van der Hoogt Editor Emeritus, Handwoven weavingtoday.com I started weaving (first on a Dorothy table loom) because I wanted to weave early-American-style coverlets. At the time, I marveled that real people actually wove those coverlets on their own looms at home. To think that I might do that,…


New eBook on Honeycomb!

    Blanket by Sharon Alderman       Swatches by Sharon Alderman       Bib by Margaretha Essin-Hedin Nothing is quite so appealing to a weaver as to weave something that looks one way on the loom, remove it, wash it, and find it completely transformed. (Er, except when the transformation is something one doesn’t…


Broken Looms and Big Ideas

    Christina's tablet weaving, after she had(mostly) figured out the selvedges.  Free eBook: How to Make Woven Bags with 5 Free Woven Bag Projects   My poor loom broke last Thursday. One minute I was weaving pinwheels, and the next I heard a snap and knew something was wrong. Fortunately it is an easy…


Monet Evening Bag by Marilynn Cowgill

This lovely evening bag is woven in an 8-shaft Bateman extended-manifold twill, and would be perfect for an elegant evening out on the town. ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late to join us! Come on in and we’ll show you how.***


Free Handwoven Bag Projects from Weaving Today

Learn How to Make Woven Bags   This handwoven yoga mat carrier offers serenity for the bag-obsessed.   I have a confession to make: I am the Imelda Marcos of bags. I don't sigh for Prada purses or Coach clutches, but I can't pass up handwoven bags of any shape or size. I have handwoven…