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Say hello to our shiny new website! ✨ We've been keeping this labor of love under wraps for a long time and are so excited to finally be able to share it. Ultimately, this website is for YOU. We want to support, inspire, and empower you on your journey to becoming a bag maker. Take a look around. Let us know what you think!

Everything you need to become a bag maker

who we are

Klum House is a one-stop bag making shop and school in Portland, Oregon. Our women-owned and powered company offers bag making kits, patterns, tools, supplies, and classes to help makers create heavy-duty bags on a home sewing machine.

Founded by Ellie Lum, a professional bag maker with twenty years of experience, Klum House aims to bridge the gap between small-batch manufacturing and home sewing, showing makers they are capable of things they never thought possible.

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Trust us, you can make this bag!


Yes, our bags are heavy-duty and look hella professional, but don't let that intimidate you! If you're brave enough to give bag making a try, you'll quickly learn that you can absolutely do this. Here's a little secret... it's easier than it looks!

We've taught thousands of folks to make bags over the years, many of whom were complete beginners. No matter your skill level, we'll meet you where you are and show you what you're capable of. (Spoiler alert: you're capable of a LOT!)

Find your bag

Choose your favorite bag and make it your own! Our kits include everything you need.