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.

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  • Cotton & Leather Clutch Purse 2 of 26

    Mix and match cotton with leather to make this pretty clutch. 
    Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

  • Rug Weekender Tote 3 of 26

    Turn a rug into a stylish weekender tote.
    Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

  • Envelope Clutch 4 of 26

    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

    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

    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

    Mix up colors and stripes to make this modern tote.
    Get the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.

  • Box Clear Clutch 8 of 26

    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

    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

    Have a small clutch and large tote all in one.
    Find out more at

  • Versatile Suede Envelope Clutch 11 of 26

    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

    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

    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

    Learn how to make this unique wristlet purse.
    Get the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.

  • Satin Sash Bag 15 of 26

    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

    Reuse a placemat by turning it into a waterproof clutch. 
    Get the tutorial at Lil Blue Boo.

  • Rug Clutch 17 of 26

    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

    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

    Give a drab purse a new look with a burst of glitter.
    Get the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.

  • Bow Bag 20 of 26

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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