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Mother's Day Sewing! Learn To Sew A Portsmith Waxed Canvas + Leather Tote Bag

  • KLUM HOUSE WORKSHOP 3808 N. Williams St, # 132 Portland, OR, 97227 United States (map)

A durable everyday tote made with rugged waxed canvas and timeless leather straps featuring a unique envelope bottom. Made by you bragging rights!

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Level 1 Sewing Class: No prior sewing experience needed. 

This tote was designed with YOU in mind— It’s totally a beginner-friendly bag with an amazing pay-off. In just 3 hours, not only will you go home with a tote that you made with your own two hands, you'll also learn indispensable bag sewing tips for handling heavy-weight fabric & learn how to attach leather handles!

Skills Learned

Sewing with heavyweight fabrics such as 8.25 oz waxed canvas, sewing an envelope base, how to thread a sewing machine, metal hardware attachment, sewing through multiple layers of thick fabric, attaching a base layer for reinforcement, bag construction.

Maker Kits & Materials

A Portsmith Tote 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 $40! When you select your fabrics, the price of the maker kit will be added on (+$55). Hardware choices will be made during class.

*Please Note: This class is for beginners as well as intermediate / advanced sewing students. If you have no sewing experience, you are still welcome to take this class.

Supplies Needed: None. We will supply all of the high quality, durable waxed canvas and leather to complete this project.

Class Fee: $70 + $55 (Maker Kit) = $125 Total

Earlier Event: May 7
Later Event: May 16
Maker Party: Travel Portland