Here at The New York Sewing Center, our love of crafting and sewing began at a very young age, which is why we love to inspire the next generation of fashion designers with this camp!
This course is a 5 day summer camp program for young students to express their creativity & grow their love of sewing through fun seasonal projects that they will be proud to say they made!
We start at a beginner level so everyone can follow along and even replicate their projects at home for family and friends.
During this course you will learn:
· fashion sketching and mood boards
· how to properly thread and use a sewing machine
· basic sewing techniques and terminology
· how to sew accessories and clothing
· hand and machine stitching & seam finishes, appliqué and trim application
Ages 7-10: fashion sketching & mood boards, embroidery, pencil case, scrunchies and elastic waist skirt. Parent or an adult must be present for sewing portion.
Ages 11-14: fashion sketching & mood boards, embroidery, tote bag, summer dress. All supplies included and shipped upon enrollment. Parent or adult must be present for sewing portion on day 1.
COST: $375 Per student
FABRIC AND SUPPLIES: All supplies for projects will be included and shipped upon enrollment for virtual classes and provided the first day for in-person classes. In addition for VIRTUAL CLASSES ONLY: Students will need to have a sewing machine, thread, scissors, pins, ruler, colored pencils, mechanical pencil and magazines that can be cut and used for mood boards.
COURSE DURATION: 5 days; classes will be broken up into 3 sections. 10-11am sewing, 11am-12pm fashion sketching and mood boards, 12-1pm lunch break while viewing a runway show during lunch (link provided). 1-2pm hand embroidery. Options available to sign up for the entire camp or individual sections. Classes will be recorded for virtual classes in case you miss a class or need to rewatch a project so you can finish on your own. You can request the recording each day after classes if you need to watch again.