Bag Makers – This one is for you!
This gorgeous new tote bag pattern is now available on Makerist and we absolutely love it! Created by Ellie Lum, an experienced bag maker and teacher, who runs creative workshops through Klum House in Portland, OR.
The ‘Oberlin’ Tote Bag
Combining leather and canvas for a rugged and sleek design – this bag is irresistible! It will match with any outfit and will be able to fit everything you could possibly need into it! It’s simple construction makes it perfect for beginner stitchers, and you will only need minimal tools to complete the design. Considering it is created by a bag maker with over 20 years experience, it’s guaranteed to be a high quality, long lasting and essential addition to your bag collection! Click here to see the pattern – its a project that we’re sure bag makers will love!
Discover how to install the leather straps with Step-By-Step instructions!
All you will need are a few tools and you’ll be well on your way to creating this beautiful bag! In Ellie’s tutorial which we discovered on her blog, you will be able to see simple and easy-to-follow instructions with clear images of the bag making process, so if you’ve never done this before, it is a wonderful tutorial to follow. All you will need is:
- A leather strap
- A Hammer
- Two pairs of quick-set metal brads
- Leather hole punch