FREE class - Sew an easy drawstring bag in three sizes

Beginner friendly pattern and instruction to sew a pretty drawstring bag in three sizes. FREE sewing pattern included
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641 students
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How to print a digital sewing pattern and put it together
Three ways to use a pattern piece to cut fabric
How to get the perfect finish with fusible interfacing
Sewing an easy drawstring bag in three sizes
How to get the perfect finish when closing a gap used for turning the bag
How to sew a curve
How to sew a casing


  • It is assumed students can operate a sewing machine and have a basic level understanding of how to sew


This cute drawstring bag to sew is perfect for beginners and those new to sewing, or returning to sewing after a long break. I'll show you everything you need to know from downloading and assembling the digital sewing pattern, to different ways to cut the fabric, how to apply interfacing, and of course each step of the sewing process.

There are plenty of tips and tricks along the way to help you get the neatest finish.

Features of the Bampton Drawstring Bag sewing pattern

  • The pattern comes in three sizes, small, medium and large

  • The pattern is FREE to download

  • Each bag is an extended half circle for a lovely round shape

  • The bag has a large wide opening at the top and a smooth curved base

  • There are two drawstrings which can be ribbon or cord

  • When cinched the top gathers up tightly which looks pretty

  • The cinched up drawstrings can be tied in a bow to keep the top tightly closed

There are three sizes of the bag included in the one pattern. Here are the sizes:

Small – 9.75″ across x 6.5″ tall
Medium -12″ across x 8″ tall
Large – 15″ across x 10″ tall

This class is free!

The sewing class is also FREE and is perfect for beginners. I take it really slow and go through everything that you would need to know. I assume that you already understand the basics of sewing and how to use your sewing machine, but everything else is covered in detail so you won’t put a stitch wrong and will get the perfect result for your Bampton Drawstring Bag pattern.

Udemy Required Notice - this class is intended for adult learners. Although the subject matter may also be suitable for those under 18, this class should only be viewed with adult supervision.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner sewers or those returning to sewing after taking a break
  • Children learning to sew
  • Any sewer interested in learning to sew bags

Course content

4 sections12 lectures57m total length
  • Introduction
  • Downloading the free sewing pattern
  • Assembling the sewing pattern


Sewer, Artist, Crafter and Instructor
Deby Coles
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Deby has been teaching and helping people all around the world to realise their dreams for the past 13 years. Whether its your first time exploring the underwater world and scuba diving, or making fascinating acrylic pouring art, learning to sew, or making glorious art with resin, she will lead you step by step to success. Her friendly and approachable style and 'keep it simple' step by step approach breaks down even the most complex of tasks into simple steps that progress until the project, task or dream is complete. Let her be your guide as you explore your creative side.