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Summer Make Camp


Looking for a unique camp experience for a kid who likes to get crafty?  You have found it.  Make Camp. Join us for an inspiring and productive week of sewing and making!

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We have tons of fun  teaching your kids how to create, design and sew!  Our fashion studio is chock-a-block with fabric, ribbons, trims and notions – a young creators paradise.

Make Camp - Sock PuppetThe Makehouse is now in its fourth year offering summer camps and the experiences we offer continue to grow.  We have taught hundreds of kids to create, design and sew through our workshops, camps and Fashion Machine program. We can’t wait to teach yours!

The group size will be a maximum of 12 kids so there is plenty of one to one help.

Make Camp is open to all levels of sewing experience. We also have Teen Fashion Camps (13-17) or Kids Fashion Camp (9-12) for kids who are confident with basic sewing machine skills and would like to move on to creating clothing from patterns.

Make Camp Activities:Needle Felt Elephant

Monday –  Needle felting & Hand Sewing  -(needle felt is the process of interlocking wool fibres by pocking with a barbed needle) Kids can make anything from their imagination (animal, object, character) from wool roving using this fun technique.

Tuesday  –  Sew Many Squares – Introduction to the sewing machine and patchwork projects including alphabet, square or heart shaped pillows, tote bags and more.

Make Club - Alphabet Pillows

Wednesday Sock Animals & Dolls – Sock puppet making, hand & machine sewn dolls, animals & monsters – creating your own 3D friends from our large collection of materials!

Thursday – Creating Details – Zippered pouches, cases, applique, hand embroidery, pom pom making and simple quilting techniques.

Friday –  Upcycling / Repurposing – customize tee-shirts by cutting, pleating, tying, beading and painting. Bring old tee-shirts or other clothing from home to upcycle (adult or kids tees).

Ages 8-12

All materials and equipment are provided for each and every project.

We encourage you to packMake Club - Fun Zippered Pouch Samples snacks and refreshments with your kids as it’s much easier to be creative when you have fuel for the brain! We provide water and herbal teas. Please inform us if your child has any food allergies.

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Upcoming dates

August 21-25th, 2017 (9am-12pm)


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