Stitch by Stitch is our after-school program for total beginners ages 8-12. No previous experience or machine required! If you've already taken Stitch by Stitch you can choose new projects to keep challenging yourself!
This program runs on Wednesday after-school from 3:45-5:15. The cost is per 8 week session includes all materials.
- Introduction / review of the sewing machine
- Sewing machine and cutting safety
- Choosing fabrics
- Create a patchwork pillow, tote or fabric box
- Introduction to threading and making bobbins
- Review of the sewing machine
- Design and sew a tote bag or fabric box
- Basics review and practice
- Introduction to applique
- Introduction to working with zippers
- Design and create a zippered pouch
- Learn how to use the walking foot (aka quilting foot) to sew thick layers together
- Design and sew a mini quilt (for a dog or doll), placemat wall hanging or pouch using your quilted fabrics
- Share 3 things that you remember about sewing
- Time for finishing any incomplete projects
- Planning your final project for weeks 6-8!
- Choose your own adventure - Take everything you've learned over the last few weeks and apply them to a bigger project of your choice! We have patterns, books and samples galore to inspire you!
We highly encourage you to bring your own sewing machine if you have one, but there are machines available for each student to use in-house.
Skill requirements: Stitch by Stitch is geared towards beginners ages 8-12
Material requirements: All materials are provided, however if your maker would like to bring along any of their own supplies, you are most welcome. We offer a 20% student discount on all your supplies or tools purchased for home use during the course of this program.
Please read our Covid-19 Safety Measures before booking.
Equipment requirements: Please note that we provide a sewing machine for you to use in the studio, but you are more than welcome to bring your machine from home. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual, foot pedal/power cord.
Group size: Maximum 5Snacks & Refreshments: We encourage you to send snacks and refreshments as it’s much easier to be creative when you have fuel for the brain!