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20+ Charming Coin Purse Patterns & Tutorials: {Free}

I had a lot of fun putting this collection together, there are so many lovely and creative designs in this bunch. Some are a little fancy while others are nice and simple, some zipped, some snap shut while others squeeze open and closed. Most are sewing tutorials but I do have a couple crochet patterns listed too. Enjoy!


With Key Chain [1]: Includes diagram at bottom of page for making a large or mini size.

Simple Zipped [2]: Made with a bit of pretty fabric, batting and matching zipper.



Coin Purse Tutorial [3]: Lined with corduroy fabric and features a snap shut purse frame, embellished with ribbon and button.

Lunch Money Pouch [4]: So cute! Squeeze open and closed with a springy hinge purse frame. Great teacher gift idea.



With Matching Ruffle Tote [5]: Also has a matching ruffle tote to make. Free pdf pattern download.

Pyramid Shaped [6]: Pyramid shaped featuring a ribbon zipper pull and finger loop for carrying. Large enough to hold coins & business cards.



Japanese [7]: Made with a gold purse frame and pretty fabric (lined).

Wool Felt Zipper Purse [8]: Pretty! These can be made as simple or fancy as you like. Embellish with bits of ribbon, vintage buttons, etc.



Hand Sewn [9]: Made with a curved sew-on purse frame, fabric and embellished with simple embroidery.

Laundry Day [10]: Love the fabric print in this example! Made with a purse frame.



Crochet [11]: Pretty ruffle design, this is a pattern tutorial (to make according to your size/shape of purse frame).

Rainbow Crochet [12]: Easy pattern, make a crocheted circle, fold in half, sewn fabric lining and zipped for closure.



With Keychains [13]: Made with dish towels, key chains and zipped closure.

Cutie Pouches [14]: Zipped closure, lined, features a key ring loop with split key ring.



Yo Yo [15]: Made with bits of fabric and a flexi frame, lined.

Oil Cloth [16]: Simple zipped pouch made with oilcloth, not lined. Couldn’t be easier to make!



Simple Drawstring [17]: Clever little purse made with leather and/or fabric scraps, a leather shoe lace for closure (or ribbon, etc.).

Triangle [18]: This tutorial shows two different options for zipper placement, purses are lined and padded with batting.



Zip-Itself [19]: Neat design, zips into a tetrahedron shaped coin purse and unzips to a long ribbon.

Mod-O-Pear [20]: Cute design using assorted fabrics, batting, a ball clasp metal frame and cotton cord. Pattern pieces available via free pdf download.



Crocheted Pouch [21]: A charming little pouch crocheted in the round, crocheted cord is woven through the top to tie close.

Zipped Piggy [22]: Made by knitting 3 flat circles (2 for the body, 1 for the face). Worked on DPNs.



Zipped Macaron [23]: Made with two pairs of covered buttons, scraps of fabric, batting, ribbon and a zipper.

Mini Backpacks [24]: Sweet little guys made with scraps of laminated cotton, a swivel snap, split ring, twill tape or ribbon, bias binding. Includes template download (pdf).



Pinwheel [25]: Finished size measure about 2 inches square, nifty design that will hold coins and twists open/snaps closed.

Heart Shaped Pouch [26]: Features a loop/ring to hold keys, zipped pocket can hold a small stash of paper bills and coins.



Buttoned Envelope Pouch [27]: (knitting) An easy project that buttons closed, made with medium weight wool and #9 (US) needles.

Crochet Change Purse [28]: Finished size measures approx. 5 1/4″ wide by 3 1/2 ” high, zips closed, lined with fabric and worked in 4 different colors.



Storybook [29]: Scan a page from your favorite vintage storybook and stitch together with clear PVC vinyl.

Star Stitch [30]: (crochet) You can make a buttoned flap version or a larger one with a zipped top.