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LEARN TO SEW: Oberlin Waxed Canvas + Leather Tote

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Classic tote boasting an inside zipper pocket and magnetic closure. Made by you bragging rights!


Price: $175
$110 + $30 - $65 Materials

Learn to sew The Oberlin Market Tote Bag in this 4.5 hour sewing workshop. Not only will you go home with a tote that you made start-to-finish with your own two hands, you will also learn indispensable bag sewing techniques for handling heavy-weight fabric on a home sewing machine. This workshop comes with a pattern that will allow you to create this tote as many times as you wish!
Level 2 Sewing Class: Some prior sewing experience needed.

Level: Advanced Beginner
Some sewing experience is required







Skills Learned

-Sewing with heavy-weight 8.25oz waxed canvas on a home machine
-Working with hardware
-Sewing zippers
-Constructing an inside hanging pocket and french seams
-Attaching a magnetic snap
-Sewing through multiple layers of thick fabric


Capacity. 11.5" H x 13" W x 5" D
- Quality Materials. Real leather straps attached with strong metal brads. 
Durable. Waxed canvas exterior fabric is a naturally water resistant material.
- Secure. Features magnetic snap closure
- Organized. Four external pockets & an internal zipper pocket.
Rugged. Built to withstand being loaded down with a laptop & school books.
- Flat square base ideal for carrying books and groceries. Extra reinforced base layer.
Beautifully Designed. Open top that’s easy to throw stuff in. Unique envelop base construction.


We cut and prep all your materials for your class MAKER KIT, ready for your arrival.
So let us know what colors you'd like!

See some of our favorite combos below:

*Please Note: One of the allures of waxed canvas is it's ability to show wear & use.
With more use, more creases appear in the canvas, and all the marks start to blend.


MAKE IT AGAIN... with a discount! 

Lucky you! Students get wholesale pricing on extra Oberlin Maker Kits purchased in class- with a 40% discount! Continue building your skills by making another tote for a friend, because you know they'll want one;) Discount given on day of class only.