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SLABTOWN

- LIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP 6/26 + 27 - 

SLABTOWN

-  LIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP -

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

If you've signed up for the workshop, you'll receive further details and a link to join us live via email. Feel free to email info@klumhouse.com with any questions. We can't wait to make with you! If you weren't able to make it to this one, you can always check out the pre-recorded Slabtown online class. Make sure to sign up for our email list to learn about all upcoming workshops!

Learn how to make a heavy-duty backpack on your home sewing machine! Join Klum House founder and pattern designer Ellie Lum for a live online Slabtown Backpack workshop. Meet other makers, build new skills, receive live support. (You can do this!) 

Sat + Sun, June 26 + 27, 10am–3pm PST

ENROLLMENT

ENROLLMENT

OPTION 1

WORKSHOP + KIT

From $299

Live workshop access, full maker kit, felt-padded straps, essential tools, PDF pattern, online class.

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OPTION 2

WORKShop only

$69

Live workshop access, PDF pattern, online class. For makers who want to source + prep their own materials! 

SIGN UP

THE BACKPACK

THE BACKPACK

The Slabtown Backpack is an advanced pattern and the results are hella professional—but don't let that deter you! We've taught hundreds of folks to make the Slabtown over the years and every single one leaves with an amazing finished backpack. You will too! This bag features a spacious main compartment with quick-access zipper, extendable rolltop, front zipper pocket, adjustable leather backpack straps, and side pockets for water bottles.

THE WORKSHOP

THE WORKSHOP

Over the course of two days, Ellie will melt away intimidation and clearly break down every step of making the Slabtown Backpack from start to finish. Learn to sew heavy-duty fabric on a home machine, set tubular rivets and Line 24 snaps, attach leather backpack straps, and lots more. Through a combination of live support and pre-recorded videos, you'll get to make-along from home in real time, in community with other makers! 

BUILD SKILLS

BUILD SKILLS

You will learn how to...

You will learn how to...

Set tubular rivets with a peening tool + Mallet

Use a walking foot + jean-a-ma-jig Tool

Sew Through thick fabric + bulky seams 

Set Line 24 Snaps with a hand setting tool

topstitch KH style with two spools

Finish Raw seams with twill tape binding

Sew a pocket zipper + a hidden zipper

Create adjustable backpack straps

MAKE WITH CONFIDENCE

FINISH YOUR BACKPACK!

OPTION 1

OPTION 1

Slabtown Live Workshop + Maker Kit
Slabtown Live Workshop + Maker Kit
Brush Brown + Marigold
Moss + Spring Green
Navy + Natural
Black + Pendleton
Dark Brown + Field Tan
Gray + Marigold
Cobalt + Cobalt
Navy + Slate Blue
Slate Blue + Berry
Spring Green + Gray
Black + Black
Cobalt Prism
Sage Canyon
Black + White Geo
Silver Sky

THE WORKS!

THE WORKS!

Slabtown Live Workshop + Maker Kit

$299.00

This package truly includes the works. A full maker kit (plus fun extras!), essential tools, PDF pattern, evergreen access to the online class, and a finished backpack—guaranteed. All you have to do is roll up to the workshop ready to make. You in?

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

OPTION 2

OPTION 2

Slabtown Live Workshop
Slabtown Live Workshop
Slabtown Live Workshop

WORKSHOP ONLY

WORKSHOP ONLY

Slabtown Live Workshop

$69.00

Already have an unmade Slabtown kit at home? Prefer to go with a Slabtown Leather + Hardware Kit and source your own fabric? Or make from scratch? This option is for you! Get access to the live workshop, and do your own thing for tools and materials.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

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REGISTRATION CLOSES

FRI, JUNE 11TH

FRI, JUNE 11TH

SPACE IS LIMITED. SIGN UP SOON TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

SPACE IS LIMITED. SIGN UP SOON TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

“Ellie is the BEST teacher! She explains the why’s as much as the how’s.” 

—Katelyn M.

FAQS

FAQS

NEED A LITTLE DESIGN INSPO?

When you make the Slabtown Backpack, you get to choose the colors of your fabric, leather, hardware, and felt. You can also personalize it with fun sew-on patches and leather stamps. Design your dream bag!

SLABTOWN MAKERS SAY >

“Oooh this bag itched something I didn’t know I needed to scratch. The Slabtown Backpack by Klum House isn’t just a bag pattern, it isn’t just a kit, it isn’t just an online course, but rather a full-on, comprehensive, beautifully curated making experience.” 

—@sewnorth

“The Slabtown workshop was ideally sized, well-timed, the project was excellent, and all of the students experienced a high rate of success and left with a completed project they loved. The instruction was top-notch, both in terms of step-by-step instructions for completing the backpack, and by teaching us pro tips and helping us understand the logic behind the sewing instructions.”

—@byhandserial

“Can I say enough nice things about Klum House and the Slabtown Backpack? Their kits are seriously some of the most fun I have while sewing, and while I don't consider myself an advanced sewist, the instructions are so clear and the construction so elegant I had zero—ZERO—problems stitching and hammering this babe together.” 

—@rachelbeckman

“After making two Woodland Dopp Kits, I took a leap to make the Slabtown Backpack. I wanted to make something special for my son’s 40th birthday. He was thrilled, and couldn’t believe that I had made it. Ellie’s online class instructions are so clear and easy to follow. You can make this too!” 

—Mary J.

“By far the best bag I’ve ever made. Klum House has amazing patterns/kits but what really made this possible for me was the class they offered with the pattern. It made it feel so easy! And possible. Was definitely fun to make rather than frustrating.”

—@ashlysehy

[The Slabtown ] “is quite possibly my favorite make ever. I bought the full maker kit, which was a bit of a splurge but worth it. The waxed canvas is really nice and it was great having all the leather, rivets, zippers, buckles, etc. all ready to go and knowing they will all match. The end result is just :100:. It’s pretty roomy with that roll-top and still not huge to wear. I like that you can access both the front pocket and the main interior without unrolling it.” 

— @fiber.generalist

YOU READY?

YOU READY?

OPTION 1

WORKSHOP + KIT

From $299

Live workshop access, full maker kit, felt-padded straps, essential tools, PDF pattern, online class.

SIGN UP

OPTION 2

WORKShop only

$69

Live workshop access, PDF pattern, online class. For makers who want to source + prep their own materials! 

SIGN UP

OPTION 1

WORKSHOP + KIT

OPTION 2

WORKShop only

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