This is just a repository of links to sites that you might find useful. There is probably a pattern for almost anything out there on the web, all you have to do is figure out how to narrow/broaden your search criteria as needed.
As always, if you know of any that you would like to add please leave a comment with it/them included.
The Sewing Summit is a sewing and blogging conference for the modern sewist who wants to connect with others in a fun and inspiring setting. The inaugural summit was in 2011, There were 90 bloggers who finally got to meet face to face. This year they will meet in Salt Lake City in October. They have put together Travel Handmade! A fun series focusing on bags, bags, and more bags! Two weeks of blogs packed full of all kinds of travel bags, from large duffle and weekend bags to cosmetic bags and luggage tags.
A Fast Messenger Bag Tutorial