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Portsmith
Leather + Hardware Kit

All the leather + hardware, minus the fabric!

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!

1. CHOOSE YOUR COLORS

LEATHER COLOR

Pre-cut and hole punched 6–8 oz straps
Black
Brown
Tan
HARDWARE COLOR

Antique
Black
Brass

2. ADD PATTERN

Add A Portsmith - Paper Pattern?

  • ·Large-format paper pattern
  • ·Physical instruction booklet
ADD TO CART $16

Add A Portsmith - PDF Pattern?

  • ·Print-at-home PDF pattern
  • ·Large-format PDF pattern
  • ·PDF instructions
ADD TO CART $10

3. ADD ONLINE CLASS

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 $30, 50% off with kit!)

WATCH THE TRAILER

ADD TO CART $15

4. ADD TOOLS + SUPPLIES

Essential

ADD

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

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

$10.50

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 multiple layers of heavy-duty fabric

  • · Craft Clips
  • For securing multiple layers of heavy-duty fabric

$7

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

  • · Bag Dimensions: 13" H x 11" W x 5.5" D
  • · 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 $30, 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 leather and hardware needed to make the Portsmith Tote.

  • · Pre-cut and hole punched leather straps
  • · Leather reinforcement washers
  • · Metal double-cap rivets
  • · Metal D-ring for holding keys
  • · Sew-in "I MADE THIS" label

NOTE:To complete this project, you’ll need 3/4 yard of main fabric and ⅝ yard of accent fabric. We recommend a mid-heavy weight waxed canvas, canvas, or denim.

About our Materials

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

MEET THE BAG

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

  • · Bag Dimensions: 13" H x 11" W x 5.5" D
  • · 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 $30, 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 leather and hardware needed to make the Portsmith Tote.

  • · Pre-cut and hole punched leather straps
  • · Leather reinforcement washers
  • · Metal double-cap rivets
  • · Metal D-ring for holding keys
  • · Sew-in "I MADE THIS" label

NOTE:To complete this project, you’ll need 3/4 yard of main fabric and ⅝ yard of accent fabric. We recommend a mid-heavy weight waxed canvas, canvas, or denim.

About our Materials

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

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