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SPRING BREAK 24' - Stitch By Stitch Camp (Beginner, Ages 11-16)

SPRING BREAK 24' - Stitch By Stitch Camp (Beginner, Ages 11-16)

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Stitch by Stitch - Spring Break Camp for beginners ages 11-16. This program gets your pre-teen/teen started in sewing with the basics. Each day will involve review in order for them to solidify what they have learned. They get to choose fun projects to build their skills on. Then finishing the camp having made a simple basic garment. 

Skill requirements: 

Stitch by Stitch is geared towards total beginners. No previous experience necessary! 

Material requirements: 

Materials are provided for the first three days. 1.5 - 2.5m of soft quilting cotton (e.g. from Ruby Star Society) will be required for the garment project. Students are welcome to bring fabric from home or purchase it in the store. We offer a 20% student discount on all supplies or tools purchased during this camp.


Learning Outcomes: 

Day 1:

  • Introduction of the sewing machine/ threading and making bobbins
  • Cutting tutorial/safety (scissors and rotary cutter)
  • Choosing fabrics for first project and learning fabric basics
  • Design your own cushion cover, or tote bag. 

Day 2:

  • Review of the sewing machine/ threading etc.
  • Continue/finish project from day 1. 

Day 3:

  • Basics review (if feeling good about basics, may continue project)
  • Finish project from day 1 and 2. 
  • Start a simple backpack.  

Day 4:

  • Design and cut out your first simple garment project: Basic skirt, or pajama pants/ shorts. 

Day 5:

  • Share 3 things that you remember about sewing/machine/fabric basics.
  • Finish garment from day 4. 

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).

Group size: Maximum 6

Snacks & Refreshments: We encourage you to send snacks and refreshments as it’s much easier to be creative when you have fuel for the brain!