Afternoon Beginning Sewing Summer Camp June 17- 20 1PM-4PM

Afternoon Beginning Sewing Summer Camp June 17- 20 1PM-4PM


Beginning Summer camp

When: June 17-20 1-4 Pm

Who: Ages 7and up, (children who are mature enough to sit quietly and follow instructions for the 3 hour class.)

What: No experience is needed for our Beginning Sewing Class! In this class your child will learn how to safely use the sewing machine, as well as all the prep work like cutting, pinning and pressing. Through a variety of fun projects your child will learn how to sew, problem solve, plan and design. The skills gained through this class are the fundamental skills for a life-long sewist. This is a great refresher course for those who have not sewn recently. Beginning sewing is the pre-requisite for all of our classes making this class a great place to get started.

Skills we will cover:

  • Parts of the sewing machine.

  • How to thread the machine.

  • Spinning a bobbin.

  • How to sew straight, zigzag, curved, backwards stitches.

  • Pivoting.

  • Sewing a seam allowance.

  • Turning a project.

  • Double-turned hems.

  • Hand sewing.

  • And much more

Projects for this class may include: inside-out pouch, apron, stuffed animal, buntings, sunglass case. ( Projects have not been set in stone but, if you recently took our spring break class all projects will be different except the stuffed animal)

Location: Classes are held at our garden studio location on O street in eureka near Henderson Center. You will be emailed our exact location in our confirmation email one week prior to class.

All materials are included in the cost of this camp. This class is open to all genders.

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Please send your child with a small snack and water bottle each day. 

Mornings can be chilly in our summer climate, please send your child with layers so they are comfortable. 

Have your child wear sturdy shoes where the foot is not slipping around for greater foot petal control ( flip flops are highly discouraged).

If you have fabric you would like to use feel free to bring it along. We provide all materials needed for this class and have a good selection of fabric, however bringing a fabric you truly love is a great way to make a project even more memorable. Please keep to quilting weight cottons with no stretch and pre washed to prevent shrinkage.