MODERN DOMESTIC POP-UP! The Oberlin Tote
Mar
24
11:00 AM11:00

MODERN DOMESTIC POP-UP! The Oberlin Tote

Sew an Oberlin tote bag with Ellie Lum in this creative one-day workshop! Your tote features external pockets, leather straps, a magnetic snap, and zippered inside pocket. Ellie will help you make your perfect tote for any occasion: whether you need an everyday bag for all your essentials, a rugged tote for your laptop or school supplies, or a fancy tote for a night out.

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SF POP-UP! Bag Making Bootcamp For Beginners: Learn To Construct A Waxed Canvas Travel Bag
Jul
12
11:00 AM11:00

SF POP-UP! Bag Making Bootcamp For Beginners: Learn To Construct A Waxed Canvas Travel Bag

In this day-long bootcamp class, you will learn to construct a versatile, durable waxed canvas travel bag that stands up to all the elements, whether you’re traveling the globe or just making your way downtown. You will learn indispensable bag making skills and techniques, such as sewing with heavy fabrics, working with inner linings and interfacing, attaching hardware (swivel snaps, sliders, D-rings, and brads) with industrial tools, constructing pockets, and making cross body straps and bag handles. These new skills can be applied using a home sewing machine, and will prove vital as you embark on future bag making projects!

Workshop Fee: $180

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 SF POP-UP! Sewing 102: Learn To Sew A Waxed Canvas And Leather Tote Bag
May
19
7:00 PM19:00

SF POP-UP! Sewing 102: Learn To Sew A Waxed Canvas And Leather Tote Bag

In this Sewing 102 class, you will put your sewing skills to work and sew up a beautiful waxed canvas + leather tote bag! This rugged, stylish, and versatile tote will be made of waxed canvas, and offer the capacity to handle carrying your laptop, books, and other daily essentials. Not only will you go home with a tote that you made from start-to-finish, you will also learn indispensable bag sewing techniques for handling heavy-weight fabric on a home sewing machine. You will also learn how to attach leather handles with quick-set brads. We will have field tan, burgundy, and gray colors available for waxed canvas top colors. All totes will have black bottoms.

Workshop Fee: $95

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PORTLAND MADE POP-UP! Marketing & Brand Strategy
May
7
1:00 PM13:00

PORTLAND MADE POP-UP! Marketing & Brand Strategy

If you are an emerging business who’s ready to turn your ideas into a reality. Or, an established brand that isn’t seeing the level of success you hoped for and is ready to reevaluate your strategy and approach, THIS is for you. Led by Brittany Sierra, in this 3-hour workshop, you’ll learn clear, step-by-step strategies to create a business that allows you to live your passion full-time and make real money doing what you love.

You'll Learn

- How to use your story to determine your purpose and create an incredible brand, 3 steps to determining your brand message, How to create a die-hard community around your brand, How to stand out in a saturated market and set yourself apart.

- How to create a digital marketing strategy using social media, your blog, and your newsletter to drive traffic to your website and boost sales.

- How to attract paying customers, How to create engaging content, How to create buzz and hype around your brand

Workshop Fee: $110 - $125

This workshop is collaboratively brought to you by Portland Made as part of the Building Blocks Business Development Series.

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PORTLAND MADE POP-UP! Monthly Free Lady Maker's Meeting
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

PORTLAND MADE POP-UP! Monthly Free Lady Maker's Meeting

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Lady Maker’s Meet Up! A free meet up for Lady Makers/business owners and open to whoever!

Do you identify as a lady maker? Then join us at our monthly meeting, where we get together to connect and learn from a group of badass makers!

In these meetings, we discuss the regular issues that come with owning/running a small business, but from the female prospective. We support and provide each other with resources, we ask all the questions and give honest feedback, and we generally have a good time over drinks and snacks!

We will focus our conversation on:

Why do we do our business? 

What's our purpose?

Are we doing that thing already or is there an obstacle?

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SF POP-UP! Sewing 102: Learn To Sew A Waxed Canvas And Leather Tote Bag
Apr
14
7:00 PM19:00

SF POP-UP! Sewing 102: Learn To Sew A Waxed Canvas And Leather Tote Bag

In this Sewing 102 class, you will put your sewing skills to work and sew up a beautiful waxed canvas + leather tote bag! This rugged, stylish, and versatile tote will be made of waxed canvas, and offer the capacity to handle carrying your laptop, books, and other daily essentials. Not only will you go home with a tote that you made from start-to-finish, you will also learn indispensable bag sewing techniques for handling heavy-weight fabric on a home sewing machine. You will also learn how to attach leather handles with quick-set brads. We will have field tan, burgundy, and gray colors available for waxed canvas top colors. All totes will have black bottoms.

Workshop Fee: $95

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