A collage of colorful drawstring bags with colorful designs.

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I’m a craft designer and author of hundreds of articles and reviews about crocheting and other crafts. I search out and present novel approaches to classic patterns and techniques to encourage you to try something new. I’m delighted that so many of you read my posts and that I can contribute to promoting our crochet community. I’m interested in crafts, interior design and love traveling and sitting next to a campfire. I live with my husband and three kids in the Rockies.

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Sometimes it’s good to go a bit wild with colors.

So, if you need make something that is really eye-catching and an accomplishment by the virtue of its own design, a colorful, fun drawstring purse bag is definitely the right choice. Of course, you can make one of these as simple as you like, but they look are so much more visually appealing in vibrant colors. Moreover the gorgeous appearance belies how easy these projects are to make. Indeed, these projects are simply wonderful, because not only are they attractive, but will be a breeze to work up. Thus, they will be perfect gift ideas, in addition to your own fashion accessories.

The Birds Drawstring Bag

To begin with, the Birds drawstring purse bag is made using tapestry crochet. Although it uses 5 strands at a time, you only need to learn a single stitch: a single crochet through the back loop. While this bag would be a perfect addition to summer casual or beach outfit, it will also be a great reminder of summer carried over into the fall. In particular, it’ll be perfect if you have to pack more than just your mobile, wallet and car keys with you.The Birds

The full article about this pattern is on Ravelry:

 The Birds Bag 

More info about RuudDawg’s project on Ravelry.

Sunburst Diamond Mochila Drawstring Bag

Next, this drawstring purse bag is designed with the purpose of learning Mochila techniques. To this point, the whole bag will be worked solely in Back Loop. While overall it’s quite easy, it’s important to remember to maintain even tension throughout the bag as you make it.

Sunburst Diamond Mochila Bag

The full article about this pattern is on Ravelry:

Maya Purse

Of course, the drawstring purse bag is not the only way to approach these projects. Indeed, the Maya Purse is a playful, colorful handbag for when you want to be fun and informal, and don’t want to fiddle with drawstrings. As you can see, there is no limit to color selections or patterning. To summarize, despite being a quick project, the sides are dense so that nothing will fall out or poke through and the strap length can be matched to the wearer.

maya purse

The full tutorial about this pattern is on Ravelry :

Maya Purse

Maya Purse

Lastly, w have another alternative to the drawstring bag purse, also design based on the Maya Purse and made by Chaor.Creator. Overall, it’s a very contemporary composition of colors and patterns  and perfect for an informal day out.

Maya Purse

The full tutorial about this pattern is on Ravelry :

Maya Purse

More info about Chaoscreator’s project on Ravelry.

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One Comment

  1. Rae+Koontz says:

    I look forward to making all of these.
    Very BRIGHT colors
    LOVE THEM

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