25 DIY Handbags and Clutches

Looking to add a new clutch or handbag to your wardrobe this fall? No need to spend a ton when you can use these tutorials to make your own. Learn how to make everything from a fashionable envelope clutch to an Anthropologie knock-off. The best part about a DIY handbag or clutch is that you’re able to add your own personal touch.

Check out the 25 DIY Handbag and Clutches here…

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  • Cotton & Leather Clutch Purse 2 of 26
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    Mix and match cotton with leather to make this pretty clutch. 
    Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

  • Rug Weekender Tote 3 of 26
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    Turn a rug into a stylish weekender tote.
    Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

  • Envelope Clutch 4 of 26
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    The envelope clutch is everywhere right now and it's so easy to make. 
    Get the tutorial at Behind Seams.

  • Colorful Fold Over Clutch 5 of 26
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    Add a burst of color to your outfit with this fold over clutch.
    Get the tutorial at Blueberry Ash.

  • Minimalist Tote Bag 6 of 26
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    This minimalist tote is the perfect addition to any outfit and is big enough to carry all your essentials. 
    Get the tutorial at Design Sponge.

  • Stripes & Color Tote 7 of 26
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    Mix up colors and stripes to make this modern tote.
    Get the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.

  • Box Clear Clutch 8 of 26
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    Here's a unique clutch that is sure to get noticed.
    Get the tutorial at Swell Mayde.

  • Neon Envelope Clutch/ Ipad Case 9 of 26
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    With neon being so in style right now, this bag is perfect for a day or night outfit.
    Get the tutorial at Swell Mayde.

  • Tote Clutch 10 of 26
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    Have a small clutch and large tote all in one.
    Find out more at Brit.co.

  • Versatile Suede Envelope Clutch 11 of 26
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    This tutorial shows you eight ways to switch up this clutch by interchanging the strap.
    Get the tutorial at Design Love Fest.

  • Large Weekender Bag 12 of 26
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    This is the perfect bag that's large enough for everything we need for a weekend away, but not as large as a suitcase.
    Get the tutorial at WK Designer.

  • Easy Fold Over Clutch 13 of 26
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    This simple fold over clutch is something you could make the afternoon before you go out.
    Get the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.

  • Pyramid Wristlet Purse 14 of 26
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    Learn how to make this unique wristlet purse.
    Get the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.

  • Satin Sash Bag 15 of 26
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    The satin tie adds a nice touch to this cute & simple bag.
    Get the tutorial at Morning by Morning Productions.

  • Placemat Clutch 16 of 26
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    Reuse a placemat by turning it into a waterproof clutch. 
    Get the tutorial at Lil Blue Boo.

  • Rug Clutch 17 of 26
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    Using a rug for a clutch gives you so many design and size options.
    Get the tutorial at Sincerely, Kinsey.

  • Wrap Clutch 18 of 26
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    Bring a print into your outfit by making this clutch from a saddle blanket.
    Get the tutorial at Swell Mayde.

  • Glitter Clutch 19 of 26
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    Give a drab purse a new look with a burst of glitter.
    Get the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.

  • Bow Bag 20 of 26
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    This is such a cute bag and a knockoff of an Anthropologie bag.
    Get the tutorial at The Little Appleseed.

  • Sequin Zip Clutch 21 of 26
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    Do you have any old sequin sweaters from the 80s laying around? Use them to make a shiny clutch.
    Get the tutorial at Elle and Ish.

  • Messenger Bag with Belt Strap 22 of 26
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    This slouch messenger bag is great for casual wear and can be made with an old belt. 
    Get the tutorial at Crafty CPA.

  • Leather Paper Bag Clutch 23 of 26
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    School is in session and this leather paper bag clutch is a must-have.
    Get the tutorial at Yellow Girl.

  • Zipper & Bow Clutch 24 of 26
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    Bring out your zippers to make this adorable zipper and bow clutch.
    Get the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.

  • Mini Cotton Leather Clutch 25 of 26
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    A mini clutch is a great way to carry all of your small accessories.
    Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

  • Pleated Clutch 26 of 26
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    Add a pleat to your clutch with this simple tutorial. 
    Get the tutorial at A Prime Life.

Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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