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September 23, 24 and 25, 2021
Portland Expo Center
Portland, Oregon


Fremont Tote

Ellie’s waxed canvas and leather Fremont Tote is a sleek everyday bag. It features pockets inside and out, zipper closure, and timeless leather straps. Confident beginner and up, familiar with sewing machine

Ellie's website

Kit Fee: $100
(normally $140 retail)—includes all materials. You’ll have a choice of colors as you arrive in class. Plan to come 15 minutes early to choose your kit. Please pay the kit fee to Ellie in class.

Extra kits will be available at the discounted price. Tools are available for purchase after class. 

Please bring: jeans 100 needles; 3 spools of 100% polyester thread: main canvas color, pocket canvas color, white/off-white for the liner (thread should match the colors you would like for your bag); 24" x 6" quilting ruler; 5" x 5" quilting ruler; craft clips; flathead pins. Ellie will have spools of thread in class for $2/spool if you would like to buy your thread from her.

kit colors 
Skill Details:
Confident beginner and up, familiar with sewing machine
Instructor Name:
Ellie Lum
Instructor Bio:
After starting Klum House Workshop in 2015--a business that combines her passions for teaching and sewing--Ellie took another big step in 2018, launching a line of bag sewing patterns and maker kits. Fully-illustrated, with easy-to-follow instructions, Klum House sewing patterns are informed by Ellie's twenty years of experience as a bag designer, maker, and teacher. Her maker kits come with all materials you need to complete a bag.

Fremont Tote

$ 95.00
Includes free one-day admission ticket to the show (Thursday to Saturday)