Here is a large collection of free patterns and tutorials for bags, totes and sacks that you can use (again and again) for carrying your lunch. Not only do they cut down on waste, they’re super cute too! There’s also a nice collection of reusable wraps and pouches (for sandwiches and treats) listed at the bottom. Enjoy!
With Webbing Strap : This is fully lined, insulated and fastens with a magnetic snap at the top.
Zipped Top : Features a generous size with sturdy handle made with webbing and zippered top closure.
Felted : This knitted number is adorable! Fold over top with a purse fastener or button closure.
Square Bottom Hobo Style : Very cute, lined and is tied closed “hobo-style”.
Apple Printed : Made with old jeans, apple design is stamped on with a cut apple and some paint.
Mushroom or Owl : Very cute characters, nice set of instructions available.
Bento Box Carrier : Intended for dry goods only.
Insulated With Strap Buckle : Made with laminated cotton, thermal batting, PUL waterproof lining, polyester webbing, 1″ side release buckle, fusible seam tape and double fold bias binding.
Oilcloth : Lined with thin batting and plastic fabric (designer used shower curtain material), has a velcro strip closure.
Insulated : Looks like two separate pieces but the drawstring lining is attached.
DIY Set : Two quick sets of instructions for making a lunch sack (using old jeans) and a sandwich wrap (fabric napkin with velcro closure).
Sandwich & Snacks : Lined with freezer safe plastic, keeps items tucked inside by a foldover tuck.
For Sandwiches : Cute! Made using a piece of material and pocket cut from khaki pants and features velcro closure.
Sandwich Cozy : Wrap with velcro closure, lined with fusible interfacing.
Recycles Mylar Packaging : These reuse mylar packaging from commercial snack foods.
Zah Pocket : Lined with Insul-Fleece to help keep food warm, finished size measures 6.5″ x 9″.