Portsmith Tote Online Class

Oberlin Tote + Sewing 101 Online Class

Fun & Easy.

These classes are designed to make sewing fun & easy— no prior sewing experience necessary! During these intro to sewing classes you’ll learn the in’s & out’s of your sewing machine and complete a tote bag that you stitched up with your own two hands.

Sewing 101 + Bag Construction.

The Sewing 101 portion includes a full breakdown of how the machine works— from threading to winding the bobbin to how tension and timing works. The bag construction portions break down how to pattern, cut, design, and make a leather & canvas tote bag — with bragging rights!


Classes are short 2-5 minute easily digestible videos that break everything down step-by-step.

Pattern & Instructions included.

Downloadable Pattern & Instructions included in class registration. Easy to follow fully illustrated downloadable pattern + Instructions PDF (Up to $12.99 value).

Experienced Teacher.

Classes taught by Ellie Lum, a professional custom bag maker of twenty years & founder of Klum House Workshop. She also holds a degree in education & has 10+ years experience teaching sewing. Learn more about Ellie.