We beg the question – can you ever really have too many purses and pouches? Not only do they look extremely stylish, but they’re also incredibly helpful when it comes to storing all of your bits and bobs.
Whether you wish to use them as pencil cases, makeup storage, homes for your nail polish collection, or even just to cart around your phone and credit card, these 60 DIY purses and pouches are sure to delight!
There’s a whole range of tutorials aimed at those beginning their craft journey, to the more advanced, so you can trust us when we say that there’s a project here for absolutely everyone! Let’s get started…
This DIY mouth purse from A Beautiful Mess is super fun, plus it’s quite simple to create! You can fill it with just about anything you want too, whether it be pens, pencils, makeup, jewelry etc.
We all can’t seem to get enough of Emojis, so why not create this DIY Emoji face purse, just as A Beautiful Mess has done? It’s sure to put a smile on your dial!
Show someone how much you care by making this DIY heart purse from A Beautiful Mess for them. It’s the perfect little pouch to help them store their bits and bobs in.
If you’ve been searching high and low for the perfect makeup pouch, you’ll be pleased to hear that Alice and Lois are here to teach you how to create your very own, using a fabric of your choice. Brilliant!
How wonderful is this DIY Minion purse by All Free Sewing? It’s quite a grown-up take on the much-loved movie characters!
Here’s a classic and stunning DIY zip purse from A Simplistic Life which you’ll want to show off! The faux leather gives it a luxurious look too.
This DIY whale storage purse by Catalina Saptelei via Guide Central is the perfect school accessory for any young child. They’ll love how his mouth zips open too!
Speaking of cute storage pouches, this DIY cat pencil case from Craft Bits will delight anyone who sets eyes on it! We love its adorable face too.
If your little one is a bit nervous about his or her first day at school, why not create a special pencil case for them featuring their favorite character? Crazy Little Projects will show you how!
Here’s a perfect purse from Curious.com which is great for storing your makeup in! We also think it’d make a fantastic pouch for pens, pencils, and other desk supplies.
This DIY glittery monogram pencil pouch from Damask Love will have your heart in a spin! It’d make a fantastic present for a loved one, or simply a special project for yourself.
Isn’t this just an amazing idea from Damask Love? Using ‘color-in’ fabric in wonderful patterns, the blogger will show you how you can create your own zip purses!
Trust Design Sponge to come up with this stylish idea for a storage purse. What will you put in yours? We think it’d be great for storing gadgets in!
This pretty zip purse from eHow will leave you feeling amazed by how simple it is to create! We love the gorgeous blue pattern too.
Who wouldn’t want a cute fox pouch like this one from Eskimimi Makes? Children will love having this as their DIY pencil case, or it’d also be perfect as a makeup storage purse.
Fall For DIY will show you how to make not one, or two, but THREE zip purses that you can create yourself! These are perfect for storing all of your odds and ends.
Here’s an eye-catching makeup storage purse from Homey Oh My that you can whip-up in just one afternoon! The geometric design is incredibly on-trend too.
With some plain pouches and Sharpie pens, you too can create these fantastic DIY storage purses by HoneyBear Lane. The best part is that you can customize them in any way that you wish!
Fancy some colorful fruit-inspired purses to use as pencil cases or makeup storage pouches? Luckily for you, Idunn Goddess has created a YouTube video to show you how it’s done!
Speaking of videos, Instructables has shared this insightful tutorial to help you make your very own Totoro pencil case. This guy is super adorable!
This fancy DIY purse from Japanese Sewing Books features two zips – Isn’t that awesome? Follow the tutorial to make one for yourself!
For lovers of spotty prints, this DIY polka dot pouch from Knitty Bitties is for you! You can check out the full tutorial via Polka Dot Chair.
These DIY pouches are perfect for storing your makeup or bathroom necessities, especially because they’re made from a waterproof material! Lia Griffith is the talented blogger behind this project.
These half-circle zipper pouches from Lula Louise aren’t just adorable, they’re also incredibly versatile and useful! You can also make a few of these as presents for your loved ones.
Madame Citron has created this gorgeous DIY fox pencil case that you’re going to love! It might look incredibly professional, but just about everyone can recreate this.
Make and Tell wanted to try something a little different with her DIY zip purse, so created this eye-catching hand patterned material. You too can create one for yourself, so be sure to check out the tutorial.
sara | alice & lois
Thanks for sharing our make-up pouch!
Thanks so much for the link to my Bobbit Pencil Case 🙂