The Oberlin Tote by Klum House combines rugged function with sleek style. Simple modern construction and minimal tools make this the perfect bag for an advanced beginner stitcher.
Get ready to learn sweet sewing skills, gain confidence, and create an Oberlin Tote with “I made this!” bragging rights. Designed by Ellie Lum, a bag maker & teacher with over 20 years experience making sewing accessible for stitchers of all levels. Pattern includes 40 pages of illustrated instructions with links to online tutorials & optional online companion class. You’ll be sewing like a boss in no time!
– Version 1: Fabric Straps & Version 2: Leather Straps
– Interior zipper pocket, 4 external pockets, reinforced base, and a magnetic snap closure. Can be made on a home sewing machine with fabric of your choosing.
– Dimensions: 11.5″W x 13″H x 5″D
1 yard – For main body, interior pocket, base layer & straps. Medium weight textile such as canvas, waxed canvas or denim.
1/3 yard – For exterior pockets & interior pocket trim. Medium weight fabric, such as Japanese cotton, linen, denim, ect.
Version 1 notions: 8″ metal zipper, 6″x6″ scrap of soft leather, magnetic snap.
Version 2 notions: Medium weight leather trapping (28″x3/4″), 4 pairs of metal rivets, 8″ metal zipper, magnetic snap.
Combine this pattern with the Oberlin Tote Finishing Kit for the full package!