How to Sew a Drawstring Bag

Learn how to sew a drawstring bag with a free drawstring bag sewing  pattern. It can be changed to any size, and it can hold so many  different things.

You can make tiny drawstring bags or large drawstring bags with this sewing tutorial!

– fabric – ribbon, rope, twine, bias binding, etc. that can be used for the drawstring



Cut two pieces of fabric 13 inches tall by 12 inches wide. This size can  be changed as long as the amount that will be lost is taken into  account.


1 and 3/8 inch will be lost from the height and 3/4 inch will be lost from the width.


Finish the edges of both sides and the bottom of each piece separately. You can do this by serging or choosing another seam finish.

With right sides together pin the bag pieces together. Mark 1 inch from the top with a pin. Then mark 1/2 inch below that pin with another pin.


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