Find a bag to suit every outfit and occasion in this delightful collection of 30 easy-to-make bags. The Book of Bags offers step-by-step sewing projects suitable for experienced crafters and newcomers alike. Each bag can be given a completely different look simply by changing the fabric. Customize your creations with embroidery, applique, or beading--the possibilities are endless. The same basic techniques used throughout the projects are explained in detail at the front of the book, while concise instructions and photographs guide you through each bag. The bags range from bright and cheery beach bags and functional yet stylish shoppers and duffels to classic evening clutches and stylish wrist bags. Make your own distinctive bucket bag, shoulder bag, or drawstring bag, and try your hand at a versatile book bag or messenger bag. With such a variety of techniques and styles, there really is something here for everyone.