project based programs teach young seamsters to properly and safely hand and machine sew while designing and making items they enjoy!

 

FUN DAMENTALS

Multi-week classes prepare students for independent sewing at home or for upper level courses in sewing and design. Beginners and improvers in Pre-K through 5th grade explore hand and machine sewing through a series of progressive projects emphasizing skill building, practice, and self expression. Our warm, encouraging instructors and relaxed, inspiring environment keep students having fun and

Foundation


 

No experience necessary! Small, intimate classes allow students to work at their own pace as skilled instructors adapt projects to individual experience and ability.

 

WHAT STUDENT’S LEARN

  • Basic sewing machine usage + safety, as well as hand sewing where appropriate.

  • Following basic sewing patterns and instructions

  • Improving fine motor skills such as pinning, cutting fabric, keeping an even seam allowance, etc.

  • Completion of sewing projects including things like stuffed animals, accessories, quilts, simple garments, toys, bags, and more!

  • Fostering independence, proficiency, and confidence in machine sewing and project construction.

  • Creativity in project design.

 

Mini Makers

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Super Seamsters

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Daering Designers

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Our Mini Makers (Pre-K), Super Seamsters (Grades K-2), and Daring Designers (Grades 3-5) get creative with FUN projects ranging from stuffies, to bags, to quilts, simple garments and more. We offer many ways to join the fun. Check out our weekly classes, school vacation camps, and seasonal workshops.

Our Sewing Foundations program for kids in Pre-K through 4th grade takes beginners and improvers through a series of progressive projects emphasizing skill building, practice, and self expression. Students have fun exploring hand and machine sewing in our relaxed, inspiring environment while building a solid foundation for independent sewing at home or for upper level courses in sewing and design.

All Foundation programs are suitable for beginners and improvers.