35 Macrame Bag Patterns

Macrame bags were all the rage on the catwalk this year. And they are going to stick around for a long time. If you are looking to add some stylish accessories to your wardrobe. Try knotting some of the macrame bag patterns we have listed.

You can never have too many macrame accessories, and the crowd favorite is, by far, macrame purses and bags. Pick a macrame bag that small and handheld, or pick one that’s larger and spacious.

Each macrame bag has a unique style. Everyone will be asking where you got it and you’ll have the pleasure of telling them you made it yourself!

Macrame Purse Patterns

35 Macrame Bag Patterns

Below are 35 incredible DIY macrame patterns. We have included purses, bags, and clutches.  Why stop at one pattern? We all know you can never have too many bags. Instead, try several of these patterns and make some for your friends too!

And accessorize your bag with these DIY Luggage Tag Ideas.

1. Macrame Purse Pattern by Micronesian Macrame

You will love how simple and easy to follow this pattern is! Big enough to fit all your essentials for a night out or such as your phone, lipstick, etc.

Make it in different colors and accent any great outfit with this handmade purse!

Macrame Clutch Purse Pattern by Micronesian Macrame

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2. Macrame Purse Pattern by David And Charles

A handmade macrame clutch purse is a sure-fire way to impress your friends on a night out on the town, and it’s just the right size to carry your party essentials.

With its pretty chevron flap and magnetic button closure, it is a must-have fashion accessory.

Macrame Purse Pattern by David And Charles

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3. Macrame Clutch Purse Pattern by Educational Power

This pattern presents a colorful and beautiful macrame clutch purse for ladies. This makes a great gift for any occasion such as birthday, bridesmaid gift, bridal shower, Christmas, etc!

Macrame Clutch Purse Pattern by Educational Power

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4. Macrame Bag Pattern by Home Vibes Macrame

This comprehensive step by step, a picture-based pattern is great for those wanting to try something different! This pattern is suitable for complete beginners as it will guide you through each and every stage.

The pattern teaches you how to make both the macrame clutch purse as well as the straps.

Macrame Clutch Pattern by Home Vibes Macrame

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5. Macrame Wallet Purse Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots

Perfect for credit cards, coins, small wallet and a perfect gift for yourself or your friends. It is stylish and great for any outfit. You can have something to give for yourself or your friends in just 35 minutes!

Macrame Wallet Purse Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots

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6. Macrame Bag Pattern by DIY Loop

This macrame purse is a lightweight purse that you can use every day, while elegant enough to use at weddings, with prom dresses, for dinners or for any formal events.

Also, this macrame bag pattern makes a great summer accessory, especially fits perfect for boho and hippie style girls.

Macrame Purse Tutorial bu DIY Loop

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7. Macrame Ladies Purse Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots

This macrame ladies purse is in bohemian style with cute fringes. This is the perfect statement piece to combine with any outfit just change up the colors according to your preference.

Macrame Ladies Purse Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots

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8. Macrame Clutch Pattern by The Dope Rope

This is more than just a pattern, it’s a thoughtfully designed guide that is beautiful to look at and easy to follow along.
By the end of this tutorial, you will have a beautiful clutch for yourself or gift for someone special and the knowledge and tools to make more in the future!

Macrame Clutch Pattern by The Dope Rope

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9. Macrame Wallet Purse Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots

This macrame purse is perfect for your summer parties. It’s made with the soft cotton cord of 3mm thickness that can hold all small and necessary things like phone, makeup, etc.

Inside of this purse is lined with material and it is secured with a zipper.

Macrame Wallet Purse Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots

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10. Macrame Handbag Pattern by This Year’s Dozen

This elegant handbag is a purse which you can use every day, while elegant enough to use on any formal events. Unique bag in white color with wooden beads.

Perfect match for the summer beach look!

Macrame Purse Pattern by This Year's Dozen

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11. Macrame Love Purse Pattern by Macrame Creation

Another beautiful craft with a heart design. This macrame purse will be a unique gift for moms, girlfriends, wives, sisters, daughters, teachers, best friends, aunts, grandmothers, mothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law, etc.

As a valentine’s gift or an anniversary gift, this stylish purse will still be a strong idea!

Macrame Love Purse Pattern by Macrame Creation

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12. Macrame Ladies Purse Pattern by Best Creativity

This beautiful macrame purse is the perfect Bohemian accessory to add to your wardrobe! With beads and fringes, this ladies purse is perfect on any summer outfits!

This macrame purse is made with gorgeous braid on the front flap and wood beads. So stylish!

Macrame Ladies Purse Pattern by Best Creativity

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13. Macrame Mobile Purse Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots

Cute and sassy little mobile purse in a color that goes with everything! Perfect purse for your phone keys, sunglasses, and cosmetics. With a cute owl and colored beads, your mobile purse is great for everyday use.

Macrame Mobile Purse Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots

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14. Macrame Beaded Purse Pattern by Sun Sea Sodium

With a beaded handle, this dainty summer macrame purse goes along with just any kind of outfit. You can wear it on your vacation on a tropical island with your favorite maxi dress or long flare pants.

This pretty purse is perfect to hold your essentials while going on a date, too!

Macrame Beaded Purse Pattern by Sun Sea Sodium

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15. Macrame Small Ladies Purse Pattern by Best Creativity

This purse can fit in one hand and is very comfortable to use. It will fit perfectly for your money, coins, IDs and credit cards. This would also make a great gift for a friend or family. Make one in your favorite colors!

Macrame Small Ladies Purse Pattern by Best Creativity

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16. Macrame Teardrop Purse by Free Macrame Patterns

This Teardrop Purse design is a great Macrame pattern to help you learn important skills such as adding cords and creating symmetry. The name comes from the fact that the straps form an oval teardrop shape.

You can make it with one or two colors, and use either natural or synthetic materials

Macrame Teardrop Purse by Free Macrame Patterns

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17. Macrame Purse Pattern by Niroma Studio

This pattern will guide you through making your own Reversible Loop Sacklet macrame purse/bag and includes step-by-step instructions accompanied by photos.

Two private online video links are also included to help show you how to do the tricky parts.

Macrame Purse Pattern by Niroma Studio

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18. Macrame Pattern Clasp Purse by IlovecreateStore

This macrame clasp purse is gorgeous. Nobody will believe this is a handmade item. All your friends will want you to make them one.

The DIY macrame purse pattern comes with a complete detailed video-description of the entire process. Even though this bag is stunning, it is very easy to make and can be completed by a beginner in about 2-4 days. The final size of the bag will depend on the thickness of the cord you use and the density of your knotting.

Macrame Pattern Clasp Purse by IlovecreateStore

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19. Macrame Shoulder Bag Pattern byb MacramePatterns

Here is a beginner-friendly fringe bag. It would be a great bag for a day at the beach or going out on the town.

This macrame purse pattern has easy-to-follow instructions and many explicit pictures. The only knots you need to know are the square knot and overhand knot. The full height of this macrame bag is 31.5 inches (80 cm) from the top of the handles to the bottom of the fringe.

If your into shoulder bags, check out these Crochet Shoulder Bag patterns here.

NEW Macrame Bag Tutorial by MacrameMagicKnots

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20. Reversible Macrame Market Bag Tutorial from Soulful Notions

Watch this free macrame purse patterns tutorial to learn how to make this market bag. The bag is reversable and can be used as a purse, market bag, crossbody bag, or beach bag.

This is an intermediate pattern. However, if you are a beginner with a lot of patience, you can complete the project. The video is very informative and has step-by-step instructions. There is also a video that will teach you basic knots.

You can also check these round up of Crochet Market Bag Patterns.

Find the Tutorial from Soulful Notions HERE

21. Macrame Bag Pattern by MacrameMagicKnots

With this pattern, you will receive a document with a link to a full video tutorial. The macrame handbag tutorial will teach you how to make a bag from the beginning to the end.

If you are a beginner, this is a perfect project for learning the craft of macrame. Each step is explained in detail a couple of times. The completed bag will measure approximately 8.26 inches (21 cm) wide and 9.05 inches (21 cm) high.

Macrame Bag Pattern by MacrameMagicKnots

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22. Macrame Backpack Pattern by PeloteEtCompagnie

Mini backpacks are all the rage. And this one is absolutely beautiful. You can easily use this fun design for your everyday bag.

This is an advanced level macrame purse pattern. The instructions are 20 pages long and include more than 80 pictures.

Check out these Backpack Sewing Patterns that are simple and basic.

Macrame Backpack Pattern by PeloteEtCompagnie

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23. NEW Macrame Bag Tutorial by MacrameMagicKnots

Make this stunning little messenger bag with help from this DIY macrame purse pattern tutorial. The design the knotting creates is stunning.

Even though this would normally be an advanced to intermediate level pattern, a beginner can complete the bag. The video is very informative, and each step is explained in detail. 

NEW Macrame Bag Tutorial by MacrameMagicKnots

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24. DIY Drawstring Macrame Bag Pattern from Soulful Notions

Impress your friends with this cute drawstring bag. The finished bag looks like it is woven. The strap is made using a four-strand braided technique. However, you can use a different strap if you like.

From the top of the strap to the bottom of the purse measure 29 inches (73.5 cm). The body of the bag measure 10 inches (25.5 cm) wide x 10 inches (25.5 cm) tall. It takes 221 feet (67 meters) of cord to make this macrame ladies purse.

Learn how to sew a drawstring bag here.

Find the Tutorial from Soulful Notions HERE

25. Macrame Shoulder Bag for Beginners by Blondinkacrafts

A beginner can make this eye-catching macrame purse. You can make this purse as a gift or carry it yourself. It would make a great everyday bag.

The 58 page PDF download comes with complete instructions on how to create a beautiful macrame purse. There are also large pictures of individual steps and knots.

Macrame Shoulder Bag for Beginners by Blondinkacrafts

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26. Boho Chic Macrame Handbag Tutorial from MacramePatterns

This is a beginner-friendly macrame purse pattern. The bag is colourful and large. You can use the suggested colours or have fun and mix and match your own.

For this DIY macrame pattern, you will only need to know how to tie one knot: the square knot. The materials needed are 3 mm 3-ply twisted cotton cord, 20 mm/0.8 inch wooden beads, scissors, and a measuring tape.

The completed size of the bag is 14.57 inches (37 cm) wide x 11.02 inches (28 cm) high, plus the handles.

Boho Chic Macrame Handbag Tutorial from MacramePatterns

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27. DIY Macrame beach bag “Mandala” TUTORIAL

Make this summer beach bag with bamboo handles in just a couple of days. The bag is airy and perfect for carrying your beach gear.

The size of the finished bag is 22 inches (55 cm) tall with the handles x 18 inches (45 cm) wide. The project is easy and only uses 2 types of knots.

Find the Tutorial by EWA Macrame CRETE HERE

28. Macrame Bag Pattern by Luna Crafts Online

Here is an intermediate to advanced level macrame purse pattern. The boho chic purse features a lace type design with fringe and a tassel.

The pattern contains a step-by-step written tutorial on how to complete this project. There is also a guide on how to create various macrame knots. The approximate dimension of the finished product is 7.87 inches (20 cm) wide x 6.30 inches (16 cm) high (without the strap).

Macrame Bag Pattern by Luna Crafts Online

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29. Digital Macrame Purse Bag Pattern by Masuca

Clutches are perfect for a night out or whenever you do not want to carry a big purse. Once you finish this macrame clutch pattern, you will want to take it everywhere.

Included in this download are a materials list, step-by-step instructions, and a PDF explaining the knots. The dimensions of the finished project will be approximately 9.45 inches (24 cm) x 7.09 inches (18 cm).

Digital Macrame Purse Bag Pattern by Masuca

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30. Macrame Bag Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots

You do not have to use yellow macrame cord to make this bag. But it surely makes it pop. And the beads are just an added bonus.

If you are a beginner, this macrame purse pattern teaches you how to make the 5 knots needed to complete the project. Each step is explained in detail a couple of times.

The completed bag will measure approximately 12 inches (30 cm) wide and 12 inches (30 cm) high. With the handles, it is 20 inches (50 cm) high.

DIY Macrame Market Bag Pattern by TysKnots

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31. Macrame Bag Striped Pattern by BagsHandmadeStudio

Macrame handbags are often bulky. This one is light and lacey. It would be a great summer bag for a trip to the beach.

Included in the macrame purse pattern download are step-by-step instructions, photos, and a detailed description. It is a beginner-friendly pattern. If you can tie knots, you can make this bag.

Macrame Bag Striped Pattern by BagsHandmadeStudio

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32. DIY Macrame Clutch Purse by Marching North

If you are looking for free macrame purse patterns, check this one out. It has an interesting two-tone design and lots of fringe. If you are planning on carrying small items, you will want to add a liner.

The supplies you will need to make this DIY macrame clutch purse include natural and coloured  4 mm single strand cotton string, a comb, fabric glue, scissors, and a large eye tapestry needle.

DIY Macrame Clutch Purse by Marching North

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33. Macrame Handbag Pattern by MacramePatterns

If boho chic is your style, you will love this macrame purse pattern. The fringe will make this bag stand out. The handles of the bag are long enough so you can carry the bag on your shoulder.

This is a beginner-friendly project. The macrame purse pattern is easy to follow and contains many photos. To make this purse, you will only need to know how to make one knot: the square knot.

Macrame Handbag Pattern by MacramePatterns

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34. Macrame Bag Pattern by MacrameMagic Knots

Crossbody bags are great when you need to keep your hands free. This bag is just the right size for walking or shopping.

This macrame purse tutorial will teach you how to make 4 different macrame knots. The video is 70 minutes long and every single step is explained. This macrame purse pattern is great for beginners.

NEW Macrame Bag Tutorial by MacrameMagicKnots

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35. DIY Macrame Market Bag Pattern by TysKnots

This market bag would be perfect for carrying your produce home from the farmer’s market. The bag is strong and can handle the load.

The market bag PDF pattern includes step-by-step instructions and pictures. The finished bag measures 17 inches long x12 inches wide.

DIY Macrame Market Bag Pattern by TysKnots

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Start Making Your Own Macrame Bag Pattern Now

Macrame is not only for making home decor items. There are countless items you can make. And some of our favorite projects to work on are macrame bag patterns.

If you enjoy the macrame process and are fond of shabby chic, you need to make a purse. These projects are super fun and when you are done, you can take the project with you wherever you go. Instead of knotting the same old plant hangers, why not make some of these macrame bag patterns?

You can make a gift for the whole family or just expand your own collection. For more macrame patterns, check out our Macrame Tote Bags, clothes, leaves, coasters, belts, kits, and many more. Also, discover the Best macrame cord and Macrame Board you can use in your next macrame project.

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