Intro To Sewing: Waxed Canvas Cycling Musette + Sewing 101

Intro To Sewing: Waxed Canvas Cycling Musette + Sewing 101


Cycling musettes are classically spotted during the Tour De France as feed bags, but this musette is designed to carry whatever essentials you need to tote around Portland.

Level 1 Sewing Class: No prior sewing experience needed

This intro to sewing workshop is designed to make learning how to sew fun & easy! During class you will learn the in’s & out’s of your sewing machine and complete a packable & utilitarian waxed canvas cycling musette with snap closure. 

This class is perfect for the cyclist who wants to learn how to sew while making function gear they can use on their bike. Waxed canvas is a highly functional naturally water resistant material— perfect for cycling in the Pacific Northwest.

Skills Learned

Threading the sewing machine, Winding the bobbin & correct set-up for sewing, How to install metal snaps using an industrial snap press, how to work with waxed canvas & make a simple bag.

Maker Kits & Materials Fee

A Waxed Canvas Musette Maker Kit is included in the price of class & has everything you need to make your beautiful bag!

Lucky you! Students get wholesale pricing on kits purchased for class— Save $20! When you select the date, the price of the maker kit will be added on (+$25). You will have a chance to make fabric selections after you add the class to your cart. Hardware choices will be made during class.

This Klum House Workshop bag design by Ellie was featured in Bicycling Magazine! Read the article here

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What to Bring

- We provide all machines, tools, and project kits. Just bring yourself!

- You may bring your own sewing machine as long as it is in working order. Please bring the machine manual with you.

- We  suggest bringing a closed-top water bottle to hydrate during class.