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Woodland - Online Class

BEGINNER MAKE TIME: 1–3 hours

Learn to sew the Woodland Dopp Kit, a boxy zipper pouch that’s perfect for organizing your essentials. Klum House founder Ellie Lum will guide you through the entire making process from start to finish. This class includes evergreen access to video tutorials, so you can make from anywhere, at your own pace.

Save 50% when you add this online class to any Woodland kit!

Class Details

The Woodland Dopp Kit is a beginner-friendly project with an amazing payoff. It’s a great project for sewing newbies or those learning to work with leather and hardware for the first time. In just a few hours, you’ll have yourself a functional, professional-quality pouch, complete with “I made this!” bragging rights. Klum House founder Ellie Lum will guide you through the making process every step of the way. You can make this project entirely on a home sewing machine, with just a couple extra tools for punching holes and setting rivets.

This class includes:

  • Evergreen access to step-by-step video tutorials
  • Woodland PDF Instructions Booklet
  • PDF Drafting instructions + leather templates
  • Detailed Tools + Supplies list, to help you source everything you need
  • Ability to ask questions on the class’s discussion board

Course curriculum:

  • Introduction (1:15)
  • Gather Your Materials (1:46)
  • Gather Your Tools (2:53)
  • Cut Your Fabric (8:02)
  • Prepare Leather (4:16)
  • Sew the Zipper (14:08)
  • Turn Out the Pouch (1:07)
  • Mark the Boxed Corners (4:41)
  • Sew the Side Seams (5:31)
  • Sew the Boxed Corners (5:00)
  • Install Leather Tabs + Zipper Pull (6:39)
  • Conclusion (0:34)

Skill Building

In addition to teaching you how to make an amazing bag, this class will also help you develop a solid foundation of bag making skills that you’ll continue to use on all kinds of bag making projects for years to come. Online classes are great for visual learners or anyone who could use an extra boost of confidence!

You will learn how to :

  • Trace pattern pieces and cut fabric
  • Cut and hole-punch leather straps
  • Sew heavy-duty waxed canvas on a home machine
  • Sew a zipper with lining fabric
  • Construct boxed corners
  • Finish seams with a zigzag stitch
  • Attach and reinforce leather tabs
  • Set metal double-cap rivets

Supplies Needed

Woodland Full Maker Kit - This is the most foolproof (and luxurious) way to make. Pre-cut fabric, ready-to-attach leather straps, and all of the hardware you need—all in the colors of your choice. All you have to do is make!

Woodland Leather + Hardware Kit - Prefer to source your own fabric? This option is for you! It comes with all the leather and hardware bits, minus the fabric.

NOTE: This class is 50% off when added to any Woodland kit.

Make From Scratch - Alternatively, source and prep all of your supplies yourself! For a detailed list of everything you’ll need, download this TOOLS + SUPPLIES LIST.

Meet The Teacher

Klum House founder and pattern designer Ellie Lum has over twenty years of professional bag making experience. With roots in industrial sewing and small-batch manufacturing, Ellie's superpower is teaching makers to achieve professional-quality results on a home sewing machine—and have a hell of a lot of fun while doing it. She’s passionate about empowering makers through sharing her craft.

With a clear, laid back teaching style, Ellie explains each step of the pattern in easy-to-understand language. Her teaching is peppered with helpful tips and tricks, and she has a real knack for melting away intimidation.

The Woodland is a boxy zipper pouch for organizing your essentials.

  • · Bag Dimensions: 9" L x 4" H x 4.5" D
  • · Heavy-duty, water-resistant waxed canvas
  • · Fully-lined with durable off-white canvas
  • · Premium leather tabs + zipper pull
  • · High-quality 12" brass YKK zipper
  • · Strong metal rivets
  • · Boxed corners for maximum carrying capacity

Class Trailer

Sample Lesson

Bag Features

The Woodland is a boxy zipper pouch for organizing your essentials.

  • · Bag Dimensions: 9" L x 4" H x 4.5" D
  • · Heavy-duty, water-resistant waxed canvas
  • · Fully-lined with durable off-white canvas
  • · Premium leather tabs + zipper pull
  • · High-quality 12" brass YKK zipper
  • · Strong metal rivets
  • · Boxed corners for maximum carrying capacity

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