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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 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.

1. CHOOSE YOUR COLORS

FABRIC COLOR

Cobalt
Black + Pendleton
Dark Brown + Field Tan
Moss + Gray
Brush Brown + Burgundy
Black + White Geo Pendleton Wool
Cobalt Prism Pendleton Wool
Sage Canyon Pendleton Wool
Silver Sky Pendleton Wool

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

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

A heavy-duty rolltop backpack, built for adventurous makers.

  • · Bag Dimensions: 17 1/2" H (rolled down) / 24 1/2" H (extended) x 11" W x 5.5" D
  • · 24.3 liters max capacity
  • · Heavy-duty, water-resistant waxed canvas exterior
  • · Fully-lined with natural army duck canvas
  • · Spacious main compartment with quick-access zipper
  • · Front zipper pocket
  • · Side pocket for water bottles
  • · Snap closures
  • · Adjustable leather backpack straps
  • · Additional 6" of capacity with rolltop extended

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

Learn to make your Slabtown 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 Slabtown Backpack.

  • · Pre-cut waxed canvas (10-12 oz)
  • · Pre-cut natural canvas lining (10 oz)
  • · Pre-cut and hole punched leather (8-10 oz)
  • · Industrial-strength tubular rivets
  • · Line 24 Snaps
  • · Metal Buckles
  • · (2) 12" Brass YKK zippers
  • · Twill Tape Binding
  • · Sew-in "I MADE THIS" label
  • · Slabtown 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 Slabtown 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 Slabtown Backpack.

  • · Pre-cut waxed canvas (10-12 oz)
  • · Pre-cut natural canvas lining (10 oz)
  • · Pre-cut and hole punched leather (8-10 oz)
  • · Industrial-strength tubular rivets
  • · Line 24 Snaps
  • · Metal Buckles
  • · (2) 12" Brass YKK zippers
  • · Twill Tape Binding
  • · Sew-in "I MADE THIS" label
  • · Slabtown PDF pattern
About our Materials

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

BAG FEATURES

A heavy-duty rolltop backpack, built for adventurous makers.

  • · Bag Dimensions: 17 1/2" H (rolled down) / 24 1/2" H (extended) x 11" W x 5.5" D
  • · 24.3 liters max capacity
  • · Heavy-duty, water-resistant waxed canvas exterior
  • · Fully-lined with natural army duck canvas
  • · Spacious main compartment with quick-access zipper
  • · Front zipper pocket
  • · Side pocket for water bottles
  • · Snap closures
  • · Adjustable leather backpack straps
  • · Additional 6" of capacity with rolltop extended

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

#YAYSLABTOWN

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    10/15/2021
    TJ
    Tricia J.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    YaySlabtown!

    Another Great Sew ~ the perfect birthday gift for my son. Instructions and Video class were extremely helpful.

    Klum House Slabtown - Full Maker Kit Review
    02/01/2021
    JG
    Jessica G.
    US US
    Like having the best teacher by your side. helping

    I absolutely am enjoying making the Slabtown. Im in the middle of constructing it, so when im finished im sure a final review is to come.

    01/16/2021
    MJ
    Mary J.
    US US
    So Much Fun!

    I made this! After making 2 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 on-line class instructions are so clear and easy to follow. You can make this too!

    01/19/2021
    Klum House

    Thanks Mary J! We're so happy you enjoyed making The Slabtown, It's such a fun make!

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