Fremont PDF Pattern

Fremont PDF Pattern

12.00

Digital print-at-home pattern + instructions!

SKILL LEVEL: Confident Beginner
PRODUCTION TIME: 4–6 hours

Light, durable, and secure, the Fremont Tote is your hardworking everyday waxed canvas bag with a durable zipper, lots of pockets, and strong leather handles secured with metal rivets. Carry it by the handles or go hands-free and sling it across your body. The off-white canvas lining enables you to see what’s in your bag with ease, while also providing structure.

  • Includes access to Fremont Resources webpage, including digital pattern downloads, instructions, and online video tutorials

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Fremont Tote

CONTENTS

Guides

  • Access to password protected Fremont Resources webpage

  • Instruction booklet PDF download

  • Digital pattern PDFs—print-at-home + large format

  • Leather + Rivets Guide

  • Online video tutorials

BAG FEATURES

  • Dimensions: 10.5" high x 11" wide (at bottom) x 5" deep

  • Pockets: Two exterior and one interior

  • Metal zipper closure

  • Cross body strap

  • Water resistant waxed canvas exterior

  • 12 oz natural canvas liner

  • High quality reinforced leather handles

  • D-Ring to attach keys or bling!

SKILLS LEARNED

SKILL LEVEL: Confident Beginner

  • Sewing multiple layers of heavy duty fabric

  • Attaching hardware & straps

  • Sewing zippers

  • Sewing a lining

  • Boxing corners

  • Various ways to set rivets properly

  • Installing a Chicago Screw

  • Conceptual elements of bag making

MATERIALS NEEDED

Fabric

  • Exterior: mid-heavyweight canvas, waxed canvas, or denim

  • Liner: mid-heavyweight canvas, use a fusible interfacing for lightweight fabrics

Leather

  • (2) Leather Handles: 14" x 3/4"

  • (2) Leather O-Ring Tabs: 6" x 3/4"

  • (1) Leather Cross-Body Strap: 45" x 1"

  • (1) Leather Zipper Pull: 4 1/2” x 1/4”

  • (9) Leather reinforcement washers: 5/8” diameter

Hardware

  • (12) Medium Metal Rivets: 10 + 2 extra!

  • (2) O-Rings: 1"

  • (2) Chicago Screws: 1/4"

  • (1) D-Ring: 3/4"

  • (1) 14" Brass Zipper (non-separating)

  • (2) Small Metal Rivets

  • (1) Sew-in ‘I MADE THIS / KLUM HOUSE’ label

TOOLS NEEDED

  • For setting Chicago Screws:
    - Drive punch (3/16”)
    - Flathead screw driver
    - Chicago Screw Tool
    - Locktite (Low strength)

  • For punching holes in fabric (choose one below):

    - Technique 1: Drive Punch, cutting board, and mallet
    - For rivet holes: Size #1 (3/32”)
    - For Chicago Screw holes: Size #6 (3/16”)
    - Technique 2: Rotary Leather Punch

  • For setting rivets (choose one below):
    - Technique 1: Hammer & hard surface —OR— Rivet Setter, hard surface, and mallet
    *suggested hard surfaces are metal anvil, stone, or concrete
    - Technique 2: Industrial Hand Press fitted with the correct dies

  • For bag sewing: Edge-stitch presser foot

 
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