Have you always wanted to learn how to sew?
Join us for our NEW 5 day Adult Summer Sewing Camp! It will help get you going. This is a chance to get to know your sewing machine and practice new skills over a week with 3 simple but useful projects that you can take to the beach on or vacation!
Skill Level: Beginner
There are no prerequisites for this class; no sewing experience is necessary. These classes are for brand new sewers who have no sewing machine experience or for those who have not sewn in a long time.
Must be aged 16+
In this workshop you will learn:
- Basic sewing vocabulary
- Basic fabric knowledge
- Helpful tools you’ll need to sew at home
- Sewing machine parts and functions
- How to wind a bobbin and thread the machine
- How to sew in a straight line and pivot around corners
- How to sew in reverse
- Sewing a straight seam
- Marking fabric
- Basic quilting
- Applying bias binding
Day 1 - Introduction to Cutting + Sewing - Simple beach blanket
Day 2 - Finish blanket and start bucket hat
Day 3 - Finish bucket hat
Day 4 - Beach bag
Day 5 - Time for finishing projects and review of skills
You will need to purchase the following (or bring from your stash at home!):
Simple Beach Blanket - 2 meters of cotton or cotton/linen canvas + coordinating thread (If you want to back your blanket you will need 2 m of another fabric to back your blanket)
Bucket Hat - 1.5 meter of 100% cotton or cotton/linen canvas, 1 m of Interfacing + coordinating thread (**This is a lined hat, so if you want your lining to be a different fabric, you will need: .75 m of Main fabric and .75 m of Lining fabric)
Beach Bag - 1 -1.5 meters of quilting cotton or canvas (depending on style/size), webbing + coordinating thread
We offer a 20% student discount on all your supplies for this workshop! You will be sent a code to use online once you've registered for your class!
Equipment requirements: We highly encourage you to bring your own sewing machine, however if you don't own a machine, one will be provided for you. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord) and arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
Group size: Maximum 5 guests to keep our classes cozy and fun!