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Portsmith - Full Maker Kit

6 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!

This kit includes pre-cut waxed canvas, pre-cut leather, hardware, and access to the PDF pattern. You have the option to add the online class, tools, and paper instructions booklet below.

FABRIC COLOR

Brush Brown + Black
Gray + Black
Plum + Black
3-Kit Bundle


ADD THREAD?

Two spools to match your fabric
ADD EXPANSIONS?

Add a zipper closure + lining

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

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

+$7
  • · Portsmith Instructions Booklet
  • Kit includes PDF pattern only

  • · Portsmith Instructions Booklet
  • Kit includes PDF pattern only

+$3

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

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    03/05/2022
    KP
    Kat P.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    Sew Expo - great class

    I love the Portsmith Tote! Easy to make, especially with the on-line class thru Sew Expo. I am planning on making many more totes with their different patterns.

    01/03/2022
    KC
    Kimberly C.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    Portsmith bag

    I love these kits. I made my first Portsmith bag two weeks ago (no lining or zipper) and the finished product is so lovely and polished that I ordered another to make with a zipper and lining. I think the Fremont bag will be my next.

    Klum House Portsmith - Full Maker Kit Review
    12/30/2021
    NA
    Nicole A.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    Great Experience!

    Thanks for a great first time bag making experience!

    Klum House Portsmith - Full Maker Kit Review
    05/15/2021
    RK
    Ren K.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    Fun project!

    Instructional video was very easy to follow. Had fun and the bag turned out great.

    02/27/2021
    TS
    Tina S.
    US US

    Great Quality - Easy Sew

    This is one of the best quality kits I have ever used. The instructions are well written and the resulting product is outstanding. I used products I have never used before and this turned out beautiful.

    02/22/2021
    SZ
    Sylvan Z.
    US US

    Great kit with comprehensive and

    Great kit with comprehensive and easy to follow instructions. I am very pleased with the finished bag and had a great user experience from the website through to the end of the project. I already purchased another kit and recommended to a sewing friend! All stars from me.

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