The challenge for the November meeting is to "Make a Bag".
There are hundreds of web-sites which give free tutorials, instructions and ideas on making bags. I just had a quick check and noted down some web-addresses which could be of use.
Tutorial for a small bag.
pattern for a little bag
This blog gives a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a bucket bag tote.
There are 3 free patterns here, two of which are for bags. One pattern is for a Sűbe Sac and the other for a square bag pattern.
This blog show how to make a small bag from a tea-towel!
This blog shows a pattern for a small tote bag with a cute gathered front.
Shoulder bag tutorial which can easily be customised to your own design.