Come experience Portland's vibrant maker movement in this 2.5-hour beginner-friendly sewing workshop. You'll learn how to sew a durable, Portsmith waxed canvas tote bag with an envelope bottom and leather straps. No worries, we'll go over all of the sewing machine basics. You'll be amazed by what you can do with your own two hands! While you're here, you'll get a tour of our industrial sewing studio, where local artists and makers create product for their small businesses. We'll take breaks to chat and enjoy some locally-made beverages--fresh-brewed coffee and organic pressed juice!
Hi! I'm Ellie. I’m a maker and a teacher. I started Klum House because I love encouraging & inspiring people by teaching sewing tips & tricks through fun, hands-on workshops. With clear instructions and 20 years experience, I will teach you how to make wares that look like they came off the shelves at your favorite handcrafted goods shop!
Healthy Snacks An assortment of Savory & Sweet munchies!
sparkling water, tea
Sewing Machine & Material We will be sewing on Singer 4423 Heavy Duty home sewing machines. I’ll provide all hardware,…
Klum House Workshop offers fun hands-on learning experiences where you can connect with other makers. Our split-level studio space is filled with plants, natural light, and a plethora of tools at your fingertips. We're surrounded by great boutiques, local coffee roasters, and restaurants.
We suggest bringing a closed top water bottle & any diet specific food if you think you’ll need it. We are a 15 minute drive from downtown Portland, or take the 44 bus to N Vancouver & Beech.
Handcrafted Wax Canvas + Leather Tote