"It's about building self confidence that allows

creativity and technical know-how to flow together."

Kids Summer Sewing Sessions

If your child has been expressing a desire to learn to sew, and it doesn't seem to be a passing fancy, think about our easy sewing summer sessions for kids ages 8-12.

Pay by the session or pay for all 5 sessions at once, your choice.

Here's what you can expect your child - boys and girls alike - to accomplish

in this 1:1 class for beginners in just 5 (1-1/2 hr. - 2 hr.) sessions:

One or all of the following projects depending upon motivation and other influencing factors such as age, motor skills and self confidence:

SESSION 1

-- machine basics.

just enough to get going and make something fun!

-- stitch a greeting card

including some fancy machine stitching on card stock designed and marker colored by your child

materials provided

SESSION 2

-- more machine basics + basic tools

-- marker coloring a doll face/body on paper design for

Session 3 pillow doll making

-- upload design to fabric printing company Spoonflower (if time allows child can watch this fascinating process or I will do it on my time) and allow 10 days for fabric to return

-- cut and sew tote bag

because there's no such thing as too many tote bags!  

materials provided for tote bag

student must arrive prepared to pay $20 for specialty fabric print to make doll or pillow for Session 3

alternatively student may shop for fabric at a local fabric store

(less expensive)

SESSION 3

-- cut, sew and stuff pillow doll or square pillow

(child's choice)

-- marker color quilt template on paper design for Session 4  to sew 36" square quilt/blanket.

-- upload design to fabric printing company Spoonflower (if time allows child can watch this fascinating process or I will do it on my time) and allow 10 days for fabric to return

student must arrive prepared to pay $40 for specialty fabric print for Session 4 quilt blanket

alternatively student may shop for fabric at a local fabric store

(less expensive)

SESSION 4

-- sew easy quilt blanket

(1-layer fleece blanket or 2-layer cotton blanket depending on progress)

-- design/discuss mermaid tail style for girls or cape for boys (student will shop for fabric with family member/caregiver on their own time following guidelines provided) for Session 5

SESSION 5

-- sew easy mermaid tail or easy costume cape

-- earn Certificate of Completion!

FINALE

-- Student is presented with a pair of silver or gold sewing scissors

 

-- Parents/family members/caregivers are invited to attend child's

"trunk show" of Summer Session Sewing creations:

Fancy Greeting Card - Tote Bag - Pillow/Doll - Quilt - Mermaid Tail/Cape

30 per 2-hr. session

YOUR CHILD'S SATISFACTION

GUARANTEED

 

Please note, no matter your 8- to 12-year-old's learning style or interest level, or physical development, we will make all or some of these projects, and your child will finish feeling successful!

This is my pledge!

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