Class: Sew the Merchant and Mills Jack Tar Bag – Lakes Makerie
Flat rate $8.95 or Free shipping on USA orders over $200
Flat rate $8.95 shipping or Free shipping on USA orders over $200

Class: Sew the Merchant and Mills Jack Tar Bag


We'll make this super-useful, extra large, oval bottomed bag, inspired by a sailor's kit bag and designed by Carolyn N.K. Denham, Merchant & Mills. 41cm x 46cm flat dimensions plus 22cm base depth. Optional inner or outer pockets, magnetic closures, leather strap and nickel or brass hardware Works best in Oilskin or Canvas, lined in or cotton. You will cut your pattern pieces in class.

Required Materials

You will need to choose 1 1/4 yard out fabric (oilskin or canvas) and one yard of lining fabric (quilting weight cotton or similar)

- coordinating or contrasting thread

- Machine + accessories (foot pedal, power chord, bobbin, etc)

- Basic tools are provided in our studio for students. However, feel free to bring you own tools for your personal use. 

We recommend bringing your own machine so you can continue to learn the ins and outs of sewing on your home machine! If you need, we offer studio machines to use upon request. Machines are limited. Please feel free to reach out to us at for more info.

Cost of instruction is $105, cost of Jack Tar pattern and Strap/Hardware Kit is $50 (required), for a total class cost of $155

Space is limited to 4 students! If you need to cancel later than 1 week before class is held, you will receive store credit.

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