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Portsmith - Full Maker Kit (Seconds)

2 reviews

BEGINNER MAKE TIME: 1–3 hours

The Portsmith is a minimal, workhorse of a tote that features sturdy leather straps, metal rivets, and a reinforced base. A classic everyday bag that's strong enough to carry anything you throw its way!

These B-Grade kits have minor imperfections, like scuffs and dents, on the leather and waxed canvas. The cut fabric pieces might be slightly shy of the pattern dimensions, but the bag will sew up just fine. They include all of the materials you need to make the Portsmith, as well as the PDF pattern. You have the option to add the online class, tools, and a paper instructions booklet below. NOTE: FINAL SALE! The leather, zipper + hardware colors will be a surprise! *Fabric and leather may include dents, scuffs and small spots

1. CHOOSE YOUR COLORS

COMBO

ADD THREAD

Two spools to match your fabric

2. ADD FEATURES

Add A Lining?

  • ·Pre-cut natural canvas lining
  • ·Pre-cut waxed canvas pocket
  • ·PDF instructions
ADD TO CART +$20

Add A Zipper Closure?

  • ·Pre-cut zipper fabric
  • ·(1) 13" brass zipper
  • ·(1) Leather zipper pull
  • ·(1) Leather zipper end tab
  • ·(2) Double-cap rivets
  • ·PDF instructions
ADD TO CART +$20

NOTE: All materials will match the colors of this kit. If you need extra Zipper Closure Kits, please add them here!

3. ADD ONLINE CLASS

Add A Portsmith - Online Class?

Learn to make your Portsmith with Ellie, the pattern's designer! Step-by-step video instructions from your home sewing machine. (Regularly $39, 50% off with kit!)

WATCH THE TRAILER

ADD TO CART +$19.50

4. ADD TOOLS + SUPPLIES

Essential

ADD

  • · 3/32" Drive Punch
  • To make holes in fabric

  • · 3/32" Drive Punch
  • To make holes in fabric

+$11

Recommended

  • · Edgestitch Presser Foot
  • To make perfectly parallel stitches

  • · Edgestitch Presser Foot
  • To make perfectly parallel stitches

+$19
  • · Poly Punching Board
  • To use under sharp punching tools

  • · Poly Punching Board
  • To use under sharp punching tools

+$9
  • · Portsmith Paper Instruction Booklet
  • Kit includes PDF pattern only

  • · Portsmith Paper Instruction Booklet
  • Kit includes PDF pattern only

+$4

The Portsmith is a classic, everyday tote bag that's built to last. 

  • · Bag Dimensions: 13" H x 11" W x 5.5" D
  • · Heavy-duty, water-resistant waxed canvas
  • · Sturdy leather straps
  • · Strong metal rivets
  • · Reinforced base for extra durability
  • · Unique envelope base construction
  • · Metal D-ring to attach keys

Add the online online class to your kit for step-by-step video instructions! (Regularly $39, 50% off with kit!)

Learn to make your Portsmith Tote with Ellie, the pattern's designer, from the comfort of your home sewing machine. The online class is great for visual learners and those who could use an extra boost of confidence.

SAMPLE LESSON

This kit includes all of the materials you need to make the Portsmith Tote.

  • · Pre-cut waxed canvas (10-12 oz)
  • · Pre-cut and hole punched leather (5-7 oz)
  • · Leather reinforcement washers
  • · Metal double-cap rivets
  • · Metal D-ring for holding keys
  • · Sew-in "I MADE THIS" label
  • · Portsmith PDF pattern
About our Materials

Not sure what tools + supplies you'll need?
Download the TOOLS + SUPPLIES LIST!

BAG FEATURES

The Portsmith is a classic, everyday tote bag that's built to last. 

  • · Bag Dimensions: 13" H x 11" W x 5.5" D
  • · Heavy-duty, water-resistant waxed canvas
  • · Sturdy leather straps
  • · Strong metal rivets
  • · Reinforced base for extra durability
  • · Unique envelope base construction
  • · Metal D-ring to attach keys

ONLINE CLASS

Add the online online class to your kit for step-by-step video instructions! (Regularly $39, 50% off with kit!)

Learn to make your Portsmith Tote with Ellie, the pattern's designer, from the comfort of your home sewing machine. The online class is great for visual learners and those who could use an extra boost of confidence.

SAMPLE LESSON

KIT CONTENTS

This kit includes all of the materials you need to make the Portsmith Tote.

  • · Pre-cut waxed canvas (10-12 oz)
  • · Pre-cut and hole punched leather (5-7 oz)
  • · Leather reinforcement washers
  • · Metal double-cap rivets
  • · Metal D-ring for holding keys
  • · Sew-in "I MADE THIS" label
  • · Portsmith PDF pattern
About our Materials

Not sure what tools + supplies you'll need?
Download the TOOLS + SUPPLIES LIST!

OUR PROMISE

You've got this.

Making things takes courage! For every little victory and moment of triumph, there are frustrating seam rips and cooked rivets, but there is magic to be found in showing up and trusting the process. Sometimes you have to take the leap to discover how much you're truly capable of!

We've got you.

From sourcing the very best tools and materials to crafting crystal-clear instructions, we're committed to setting you up for success (and enjoyment!) at every step of your bag making journey. No matter your skill level, we'll meet you where you are and help you reach your bag making goals.

LEARN ABOUT OUR MATERIALS

#YAYPORTSMITH

Customer Reviews

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Kathleen B.
Easy Make- fantastic bag

With everything included and precut this bag comes together quickly. I use the bag for work and it easily fits my computer and clip board. I cannot wait to make Klum House bags.

Amazing! Thanks, Kathleen! Love seeing a pic of your finished tote

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Kris G.
Worth the price

Very good quality, good price and using this as my first bag to make.

Thanks for the kind words, Kris! A seconds Portsmith kit is the PERFECT first bag making project. Can't wait to see what you make next! XO

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