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Oberlin - Full Maker Kit

CONFIDENT BEGINNER MAKE TIME: 4–6 hours

The Oberlin is a stylish take on the classic market tote. It features sturdy leather straps, a magnetic snap closure, an interior zipper pocket, and exterior pocket compartments, and an extra-strong reinforced base.

This kit includes all of the materials you need, as well as the PDF pattern. You have the option to add the online class, tools, and paper instructions booklet below.

1. CHOOSE YOUR COLORS

FABRIC COLOR

Pre-cut 10-12 oz waxed canvas. (Brass YKK zipper will match the bag. Lining is 10 oz natural canvas.)
Black + Gray
Brush Brown + Black
Cobalt + Cobalt
Burgundy + Brush Brown
Berry + Gray
Moss + Spring Green
Gray + Moss
Burgundy + Berry
Black + Burgundy

Want a different fabric combo? Buy a Leather + Hardware Kit and purchase waxed canvas yardage separately!

LEATHER COLOR

Pre-cut + hole punched 5-7 oz straps
Tan
Brown
Black
HARDWARE COLOR

Brass
Antique
Black

2. ADD FEATURES

Add A Lining?

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

Add A Zipper Closure?

  • ·Pre-cut zipper fabric
  • ·(1) 14" brass YKK zipper
  • ·(1) Leather zipper pull
  • ·(1) Leather zipper end
  • ·(2) Double-cap rivets
  • ·PDF Instructions
ADD TO CART +$20

NOTE: All materials will match the colors of the bag.

3. ADD ONLINE CLASS

Oberlin - Online Class

Learn to make your Oberlin with Ellie, the pattern's designer! Step-by-step video instructions from your home sewing machine. (Regularly $40, 50% off with kit!)

WATCH THE TRAILER

ADD TO CART +$20

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

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

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

+$7
  • · Edgestitch Presser Foot
  • To make perfectly parallel stitches

  • · Edgestitch Presser Foot
  • To make perfectly parallel stitches

+$16
  • · Craft Clips
  • For securing heavy-duty fabric

  • · Craft Clips
  • For securing heavy-duty fabric

+$7
  • · All-purpose Thread
  • Two spools to match your fabrics

  • · All-purpose Thread
  • Two spools to match your fabrics

+$4
  • · Oberlin Instructions Booklet
  • Kit includes PDF pattern only

  • · Oberlin Instructions Booklet
  • Kit includes PDF pattern only

+$4

The Oberlin is a stylish take on the classic market tote—with lots of pockets!

  • · Bag Dimensions: 13.5" H x 12" W x 5" D
  • · Heavy-duty, water-resistant waxed canvas
  • · Premium leather straps
  • · 4-compartment exterior pockets
  • · Hanging interior zipper pocket
  • · Magnetic snap closure 
  • · Strong metal rivets 
  • · Reinforced base for extra durability
  • · Metal D-ring to attach keys
  • · French seams

Add the online online class to your kit for step-by-step video instructions! (Regularly $40, 50% off with kit!)

Learn to make your Oberlin 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 Oberlin Tote.

  • · Pre-cut waxed canvas (10-12 oz)
  • · Pre-cut and hole punched leather (5-7 oz)
  • · Magnetic Snap
  • · Metal double-cap rivets
  • · 8" Brass YKK zipper
  • · Sew-in "I MADE THIS" label
  • · Oberlin PDF pattern
About our Materials

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

ONLINE CLASS

Add the online online class to your kit for step-by-step video instructions! (Regularly $40, 50% off with kit!)

Learn to make your Oberlin 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 Oberlin Tote.

  • · Pre-cut waxed canvas (10-12 oz)
  • · Pre-cut and hole punched leather (5-7 oz)
  • · Magnetic Snap
  • · Metal double-cap rivets
  • · 8" Brass YKK zipper
  • · Sew-in "I MADE THIS" label
  • · Oberlin PDF pattern
About our Materials

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

BAG FEATURES

The Oberlin is a stylish take on the classic market tote—with lots of pockets!

  • · Bag Dimensions: 13.5" H x 12" W x 5" D
  • · Heavy-duty, water-resistant waxed canvas
  • · Premium leather straps
  • · 4-compartment exterior pockets
  • · Hanging interior zipper pocket
  • · Magnetic snap closure 
  • · Strong metal rivets 
  • · Reinforced base for extra durability
  • · Metal D-ring to attach keys
  • · French seams

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

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