Make the Perfect Camp Chair!

Download the FREE template and learn how to cut, sew, and assemble the perfect lightweight and packable camp chair using just a simple sewing awl and some scrap leather, carpet, or even a welcome mat!

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The Perfect Chair for Bushcraft & Camping!

Lightweight, packable, and easy to make.

[BONUS] Free Pattern Included

A download link is included to download and print the free PDF pattern on standard 8.5x11 computer paper. A detailed assembly video is included. You can use this template to make as many chairs as you want - it's yours to keep! Pattern created and designed by Creek Stewart.
[BONUS] Free Pattern Included

Course Objectives

What can you expect to learn?

  • Learn how to properly sew the Lockstitch using a basic sewing awl.

  • Learn how to properly lash and set a tripod.

  • Cut, sew, and assemble your own custom camp chair from start to finish!

The Speedy Stitcher Awl

In this course, Creek will show you how to use a Speedy Stitcher brand awl to sew your chair top using the lockstitch. The Speedy Stitcher is a great tool for sewing thick canvas or leather. It can also be used to repair shoes, backpacks, and other gear. It's a great tool that every outdoorsman or woman would appreciate. While it's not necessary to complete the course, it's very helpful. Here's the Amazon link if you wish to purchase one before taking the course:
The Speedy Stitcher Awl

Meet Your Instructor

  • Creek Stewart

    Wilderness Survival Instructor

    Creek Stewart

    Creek Stewart is a Wilderness Survival Instructor, Author, and Television Host. He currently hosts the hit show SOS HOW TO SURVIVE on The Weather Channel and is the owner of Willow Haven Outdoor Survival School in Central Indiana.

Course Curriculum

  • 1
    • Let's Get Started!
    • Materials Discussion [Quick Resource Links]
  • 2
    Making the Template
    • [FREE] Downloadable & Printable PDF Template (for standard 8.5x11 standard computer paper)
    • Preparing & Assembling the Template
  • 3
    Cutting & Sewing the Chair Seat
    • Tracing the Template & Cutting Out the Pattern
    • Using a Speedy Stitcher Awl - Introduction
    • Sewing the Chair: How to Use an Awl to Sew a Lockstitch
  • 4
    Assembling the Chair
    • Gathering Your Sticks for Your Tripod Chair Framework
    • How to Lash the Tripod Lashing
    • Setting Up the Tripod Chair Framework