Survival Sewing Series

Upcoming sessions:

MAY 11 9:00 - 1:00 PART 1

MAY 18 9:00 - 1:00 PART 2

JUNE 15 9:00 - 1:00 PART 1

JUNE 22 9:00 - 1:00 PART 2


JULY 14 2:00 - 6:00 PART 1


JULY 21 2:00 - 6:00 PART 2

OCT. 20 1:00 - 5:00 PART 1

OCT. 27 1:00 - 5:00 PART 2

Ages 8 to Adult (Come learn to sew with your mom!)
Brownies , Junior, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and Adults.

COST
$80 per participant each session- (you can take 1 or 2 sessions)

Includes all materials.

BADGES & PATCHES
Juniors will be prepared to earn the Product Designer Badge.

Seniors will earn the Textile Artist Badge.

 All participants will receive a Camp Fashionista fun Patch!

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to sew, then this is the workshop for you!

PART ONE:

INTRODUCTION TO THE SEWING MACHINE
Safety and explanation of machine parts and their functions, threading the machine, winding the bobbin, troubleshooting techniques, what a woven fabric is,  correct pinning,  how to measure seam allowance accurately, how to sew a hem,  learn to make a casing, then create a drawstring bag using these skills.

PART TWO:

SEWING WITH KNITS
What a knit fabric is, what kind of needles to use for sewing with knit fabric, how to change a needle, sew with 2 different stretch stitches, make a hem using the zig zag stitch, create stitch samples to keep as a reference.

HAND SEWING
How to thread the needle and tie a knot, learn 2 basic stitches; running stitch & whip stitch, how to sew on 2 kinds of buttons: shank and sew through, then make a donut or banana pincushion using these stitches.