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Slabtown - Full Maker Kit

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ADVANCED MAKE TIME: 8–12 hours

The Slabtown is a heavy-duty rolltop backpack, built for adventurous makers. It features a spacious main compartment with quick-access zipper, front zipper pocket, adjustable leather backpack straps, and side pockets for water bottles.

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. (Lining is natural canvas. Brass YKK zipper will match the bag.)
Moss + Spring Green
Black + Pendleton
Dark Brown + Field Tan
Gray + Marigold
Brush Brown + Marigold
Cobalt + Cobalt
Slate Blue + Berry
Spring Green + Gray

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

LEATHER COLOR

Pre-cut and hole punched 8–10 oz straps
Tan
Chestnut
Black
HARDWARE COLOR

Brass
Antique
Black

2. ADD FEATURES

Add A Felt-Padded Straps Expansion?

  • ·(2) Merino Wool Felt Pads
  • ·(4) Tubular rivets
  • ·Leather Weld Glue + Spreading Tool
  • ·Step-by-step Instructions
ADD TO CART +$20

NOTE: We'll choose hardware and the felt color that best matches your bag— either lime, cobalt, light gray, graphite, or taupe.

3. ADD ONLINE CLASS

Slabtown - Online Class

Learn to make your Slabtown  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

  • · Slabtown Essential Tools Bundle
  • Bundle and save, or purchase individually below!
    Includes tubular rivet peening tool, Line 24 snap setter, dot anvil, and 1/8” drive punch

  • · Slabtown Essential Tools Bundle
  • Bundle and save, or purchase individually below!
    Includes tubular rivet peening tool, Line 24 snap setter, dot anvil, and 1/8” drive punch

+$26
  • · Tubular Rivet Peening Tool
  • Necessary to set tubular rivets

  • · Tubular Rivet Peening Tool
  • Necessary to set tubular rivets

+$14
  • · Line 24 Snap Setter + Dot Anvil
  • Needed to set Line 24 snaps

  • · Line 24 Snap Setter + Dot Anvil
  • Needed to set Line 24 snaps

+$7
  • · 1/8” Drive Punch
  • For punching holes in fabric

  • · 1/8” Drive Punch
  • For punching holes in fabric

+$13

Recommended

  • · Topstitching Needles
  • A pack of 5 needles

  • · Topstitching Needles
  • A pack of 5 needles

+$6.50
  • · Bakelite Mallet
  • Heavy-duty enough for tubular rivets

  • · Bakelite Mallet
  • Heavy-duty enough for tubular rivets

+$32
  • · Double-Sided Leather Tape
  • To secure your binding tape

  • · Double-Sided Leather Tape
  • To secure your binding tape

+$5
  • · 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
  • · Jumbo Craft Clips
  • For heavy-duty fabric + leather
  • · Jumbo Craft Clips
  • For heavy-duty fabric + leather
+$25
  • · All-purpose Thread
  • Five spools for topstitching

  • · All-purpose Thread
  • Five spools for topstitching

+$10
  • · Slabtown Instructions Booklet
  • Kit includes PDF pattern only

  • · Slabtown Instructions Booklet
  • Kit includes PDF pattern only

+$5