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DESIGN & SEW: Custom Fremont Tote (Formerly Overlook) - SOLD OUT

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Functional + sleek, The Fremont is your superhero utility belt disguised as a fashion-forward tote. Made by you bragging rights!

Price: $200
$135 + $65 Materials

During this all-day intensive workshop, intermediate stitchers (also suitable for advanced beginners) get a thorough initiation into bag-making, and leave with a sleek, utilitarian, custom-designed tote.

The first part of the workshop includes a design lab, where you'll get the low down on functional considerations and customize the features of your bag that matter most to you. Then we'll break for lunch. Students will then get to sewing! As a finishing touch, we'll choose our leather straps color and hardware colors in classic Klum House fashion. 

Sewing Level: Advanced Beginner
Some sewing experience is required.

Skills Learned

- Bag design elements & process
- Understand steps to develop final pattern
- Overview of sample making process
- Sewing zippers
- Attaching hardware
- Sewing pockets
- Sewing liners

Standard Features

- Custom design by you!
- 2 outside pockets & 1 inside pocket
- 10 oz waxed canvas exterior
- 12 oz natural canvas liner
- Real leather straps
- Metal Hardware & D-Ring for keys
- 10.5" Tall x 11" wide (at bottom) x 5" deep
- "I MADE THIS" label

Additional Details

Due to this being a custom-build class, students may choose to add additional custom elements such as pockets, hardware & straps to their bag. Payment for additional materials will be taken care of after the design lab portion of class. All fabric plus custom leather straps and hardware are wholesale pricing!  

What To Expect

Part 1 -  Design lab discussion, where you will get a thorough overview of developing a bag design for the market or personal use. Customize your bag during our design lab, then shop for additional materials! 
Part 1.5 -  Lunch Break!
Part 2 -  Design & prep your custom elements, then begin your bag! 
Part 3 - Put the finishing touches on your badass bag with custom hardware then voila! You have a chic do-it-all tote with "I made this!" bragging rights.



Fremont Maker Kits

You will get the chance to buy extra hardware, leather, and fabric during class at the Klum Shop in order to curate a unique kit for the custom Fremont Bag that YOU designed. If you want to make the Fremont bag exactly as we originally designed it, you don't need to purchase additional materials. As a gift to our students for being so awesome, all fabric plus custom leather straps and hardware are wholesale pricing! Details below.

Standard Maker Kit (Included in price of class) - $65

- Waxed Canvas exterior fabric (cut)
- 12oz Duck Canvas Liner (cut)
- (1) 14" Brass Zipper
- (12) Metal Quick-set Rivets
- (2) Leather Handles
- (1) Leather Cross-Body Strap
- (1) D-Ring
- (2) O-Rings
- (2) Chicago Screws
- (1) Leather Zipper Pull
- (1) Klum House Label

A La Carte Materials

- Waxed Canvas Fat Quarter (18” x 30”): $10
- Waxed Canvas Fat Eight (18” x 15”): $5
- 12oz Canvas Fat Quarter (18” x 30”): $6.50
- Brass Zipper (12"- 16"): $5
- Metal Quick-set Rivet: $0.25/ea
- Leather Handles (16" x 3/4"): $12/pair
- Leather Cross-Body Strap (40" x 1"): $12
- Leather Shoulder Straps (28" x 3/4"): $12/pair
- D-Ring (3/4"): $0.50/ea
- O-Ring (1"): $0.50/ea
- Leather Zipper Pull: FREE