This open format course is the perfect introduction to sewing for any beginner kids and a great place for advance beginners to continue to grow their skills. They will practice patience, eye & hand coordination while learning the basics of sewing. Check out in our course outline for a sample of some of the creations kids will go home with!
Fabrics for all projects included in the price of workshop.
- Max. 8 students
- Class Length: 8 x 2 hours
- Prerequisite: None
- Cost: $370
***PLEASE BE ADVISE we are moving to a west end location just off 170th street midway through the session. Do not register if you are unable to commute to the west end as there will be no refunds for location change.***
If your child needs a snack, please pack a nut-free snack and water bottle.
The first session we will focus on eye-hand coordination with some hand sewing. Students will practice by stitching up a couple cute ornaments.
Kids will learn the basics and safety of operating a sewing machine while learning how to sew a straight line, pivoting, and backstitching.
Monsters & Kitties
We will combine all the skills practiced in the first & second class by making a cute cushion cover complete with cushion pad, spread over two classes.
Kids will learn about finishing edges and attaching straps by completing an apron.
We will focus on the finer details of the teddy bear by doing some hand embroidery before putting together all the pieces in the second session.
Bunnies & Polar Bears
Spread over two classes, kids will pick from one of four designs and create a super adorable tote bag. Both hand and machine skills will be practiced.
Let’s get colourful! Kids will design their very own graphic that will be transferred onto a t-shirt with the help of an instructor.
The perfect introduction to making accessories for advanced beginners. Kids will learn about facing, lining, and finish off by learning how to slip stitch.
Elastic Waist Skirt
This project is an easy first step into dressmaking for kids. Skills acquired: how to read a pattern, cutting fabric, and working with an elastic and waistband casing.