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Klum House Workshop

3808 North Williams Avenue

#132

Portland, OR 97227

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Learn to sew The Oberlin Market Tote Bag in this 5.5 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. Registration in class includes a download link to the a 56+ page comprehensive PDF (valued at $14.99) that is like a choose-your-own adventure of tote-bag making!

If there’s one bag you’ll want to use, it’s this stylish + rugged versatile take on the classic market tote. Need an everyday bag with the capacity to carry your essentials plus more around town? Or a rugged tote built to withstand being loaded down with a laptop & school books? Whatever you need, to carry, this tote is a versatile and essential accessory for any lifestyle. Your tote will be a combination of canvas, waxed canvas, cotton, and/or Shibori hand-dyed fabrics, as well as adding leather handles with metal brads.

SKILLS LEARNED

- Sewing with heavyweight fabrics such as 12 oz duck canvas and/or 8oz waxed canvas

- Metal hardware attachment

- Sewing zippers

- Constructing inside hanging pockets for bag

- French seams

- Attaching a magnetic snap

- Sewing through multiple layers of thick fabric

- Pockets

- Attaching a base layer for reinforcement

- Bag construction

TESTIMONIAL

"I took the tote making class with Ellie. I had a fantastic time! She was a fantastic teacher and the pattern we learned was so much fun. The final product was beautiful! Teachers like Ellie inspire me to be bring back the creativity in me - Thank you!" — Kate de Luna

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Klum House Workshop

3808 North Williams Avenue

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Portland, OR 97227

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