2018 Sew Camps

Medina Kids Doll Clothes Camp

Not sure where to start?

If your student has no experience with a sewing machine, the best camp for her (or him!) is the “burrito-style” pillowcase. This camp assumes zero machine knowledge/experience, and has a fun technique that kids find very intriguing. If your child knows how to thread a sewing machine, and wind a bobbin correctly, then any of the other Level 1 camps are great choices. If your child has completed a few of the Level 1 sessions recently, then they can choose any of the Level 2 camps they find interesting. One note—if there has been a long break since the last time your child sewed anything, a Level 1 “refresher” camp is a great way to re-acquaint them with their sewing machine and brush up on those skills. A new camp for all sewists is “Making Friends with Your Sewing Machine” – a fun way to get more proficient at using your own sewing machine.

Minimum age for young sewists is 8 years old.

Advanced Camps generally require solid sewing experience, so please send me an email (maris@sewmaris.com) if you are not sure whether these classes are a good fit for your child.

 

Absolute Beginner: Burrito-style Pillowcase – $45

In this camp students will learn beginning machine operation and stitching skills, while making a “burrito-style” pillowcase. This fun technique produces a beautifully made pillowcase for a bed pillow. This class is for absolute beginners. Limited to 4 students.

Dates: January 6
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
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Level 1: Drawstring Backpack – $45

In this camp students will continue building machine operation and stitching skills, while making a simple drawstring backpack – perfect for carrying books, art projects, or anything at all! This class is for beginners with minimal machine experience, and is a great intro to bag-making. Limited to 4 students.

Dates: January 13
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
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Level 2: PJ Pants – $90

In this 2-session camp students will make cozy pajama pants perfect for lounging or sleeping. This class is for students who are very comfortable with threading and operating a sewing machine, and have completed 2 or more Level 1 classes. Please note that students will attend BOTH days. Limited to 4 students.

Dates: January 27 & February 3
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
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Advanced: Open Lab – $45

In this camp students will get bring a project of their choice, and work on it with supervision and assistance. This class is for students who are very comfortable with threading and operating a sewing machine, are able to sew independently, and have some experience following commercial pattern instructions. Permission required to register for this camp; limited to 4 students. There is no supply list for this camp, as each student will bring their own project.

February 4
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Level 1 Beginner Sew Camp – $185

In this 4-day camp students will learn beginning machine operation and stitching skills, while making 3 projects: a burrito-style pillowcase, a simple and practical drawstring backpack, and an embellished cover for a book or art journal. This class is for absolute beginners. Limited to 4 students.

Dates: June 25 – June 28
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
CAMP FULL!
Dates: July 2 – July 5
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Dates: July 30 – August 2
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Dates: August 13 – August 16
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Dates: August 20 – August 23
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

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Level 2 Intermediate Sew Camp – $185

In this camp students will make cozy pajama pants perfect for lounging or sleeping, a small travel pillow cover, and a handy zippered pouch. Perfect supplies for a sleepover party! This class is for students who are very comfortable with threading and operating a sewing machine, and have completed 1 or more Level 1 classes. Limited to 4 students.

Dates: July 16 – July 19
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Dates: August 27 – August 30
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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Level 2 Skirt + Scarf Sew Camp – $185

In this camp students will make a simple elastic waist skirt with a contrast hem band and an infinity scarf. Perfect for warm summer days or back-to-school wear! This class is for students who are very comfortable with threading and operating a sewing machine, and have completed 1 or more Level 1 classes. Limited to 4 students.

Dates: August 6 – August 9
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
CAMP FULL!
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Fashion Design: Skirts – $220

This camp is designed for students aspiring fashion designers who are ready to tackle drafting flat patterns from body measurements. You will start by making a simple straight skirt body block using your personal measurements, and then learn how to add design lines to create any skirt style you want! This class is available by instructor permission only, and will be limited to only 4 students. This class is intended for students with strong sewing skills who are ready to begin designing their own garments. Please Contact SewMaris to discuss class registration.

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