Fabric Gifts, Bag Tutorials. A step-by-step tutorial complete with photos. http://www.handmadiya.com/2015/11/small-drawstring-gift-bag.html
Cord Taco! I likey! Being Bohemian: November Bags and Small Accessories
Summer tote bag - make sure you use interfacing if your fabric isn't thick enough - I should have on my version. Also make sure you have a way to finish the ends of the rope - the jute rope in the description is cute frayed but I used a white polyester smoother rope and it started to unravel. I would measure your own handles/grommet placement - this works but straps are long and grommets could be more centered and lower...
Makeup bag, travel kit, or pencil case. A great step-by-step tutorial to include in your back to school essentials.