PROJECT FUNWAY 2018
Design, Sew, and Show

Design, Sew, and Show!

Design, Sew, and Show!

 
PROJECT FUNWAY is a place where children and adults learn to sew - in a very creative way. 

It is a lot more fun than how you learned in your high school Home Economics class!  We are kinder, gentler, and a lot more fun!

Interested in our 

2018 PROJECT FUNWAY 

ADULT SERIES?


Four classes in each session.  If you have a group of four students, contact linda@projectfunway.com to schedule.  Sessions generally run Sept - Apr.


7 to 9:30 pm $195


Want to know how to mend that pile of clothing? Put an original hem on your own jeans? Make a professional decorator pillow? Fix the hem on that favorite blouse? Sew on a button properly?

 

Dust off that sewing machine or use one of our machines and come learn the sewing basics. This class is designed for adults who want to have “fun” while learning to sew. If your high school home economics class was not your favorite class, join PROJECT FUNWAY ADULT to give learning to sew a new twist! This is a practical series created to offer practical skills and mold to what the student wants!

 

We will be focusing on basic sewing skills and using them to create a detailed tote bag you will be proud to carry - and create again as gifts.


As always, we calibrate to the skill level of individuals.  Age 12 and up!  This class includes those that have never used a machine to those that are skilled, but a bit rusty.  Each student is kept very busy at THEIR level of skill.   You may take all three sessions and just keep moving forward.

 

To register, complete form on bottom of our REGISTRATION PAGE and send a $50 deposit to hold your spot!!

(Four person minimum to run this class).


linda@projectfunway.com

"I can't believe I made a skirt that looks this great!" 

Mackenzie,  Camper


"Project Funway exceeded our expectations."

Stacy, Parent

PROJECT FUNWAY sewing studio
"The friendly, laid back atmosphere of PROJECT FUNWAY helped me learn and relax in exactly the way I wanted my summer to go."
Maya, Camper

   

A special note . . .

 Sadly, I shall not be offering PROJECT FUNWAY Summer Camp 2018 this year.  I have  decided to take this summer off after ten years of teaching so that I may spend more  time with family. It was a very challenging decision to make because I have relished  in the excitement of busy camp days and have enjoyed teaching such eager minds to sew. It has been such a joy and saying "no" to summer camp has been difficult; albeit, a very thoughtful decision.
 The good news is that I still continue to teach After-School and Adult (ages 12+)  classes as well as offer birthday party packages, special events, and private lessons.  So there are thankfully still many ways to learn to sew.  I am so thankful for all the  community support over the past ten years and can honestly say I have learned more  than I have taught. I am grateful for the opportunities to pass on the art of sewing.  Thank you all.

 Sincerely,
 Linda Raasch


 2018 PROJECT FUNWAY CLASS SCHEDULE 


Want to learn to sew or improve your sewing?

  

Join us for an after-school or evening adult class.  We have Tuesday and Wednesday after-school sessions as well as Adult evening classes.     

You may reserve a place in our classes by filling out a                 Registration Form (found on the Registration Page) and by sending a $50 deposit to hold your spot. 

 AFTER-SCHOOL SCHEDULE

 After-School Series, 3:30 to 5:30p, $135 per session. 
 Tuesday    A Feb 6, 13, 27 
B Mar 6, 13, 20
Apr TBD
C May 1, 8, 22
          
 Wednesday      D      Feb 7, 14, 28
E Mar 7, 14, 21
Apr TBD
F May 2, 9, 23
      

ADULT SERIES

 Four classes per session - 7 to 9:30p, $195 per session.
 Tu/Thu (or could be M/W depending on group's desired schedule)
       
                       I     Feb 6, 8, 13, 15
II     Mar 6, 8, 13, 15
III    Apr  TBD
IV   May 1, 3, 8, 10
 
 *Dates to be determined based on size of class/best days of week for    majority of students.



 
   
 

                        AM (9a-12p) $325 PM (1p-4p) $325  ALL DAY (9a-4p) $595

   June 15-19 A - BEG/INTER  B - BEG/INTER  AB
   M-F
   June 22-26 C - BEG/INTER D - BEG/INTER CD
   M-F
   July 13-17 E - BEG/INTER F - BEG/INTER EF
   M-F
  
                        AM (9a-12p) $325 PM (1p-4p) $325  ALL DAY (9a-4p) $595

   June 15-19 A - BEG/INTER  B - BEG/INTER  AB
   M-F
   June 22-26 C - BEG/INTER D - BEG/INTER CD
   M-F
   July 13-17 E - BEG/INTER F - BEG/INTER EF
   M-F
  
PROJECT FUNWAY in the summer is ...

a sewing camp designed to teach beginning to advanced intermediate sewing skills to girls 8 to 18.  Sewing projects vary - whether sewing apparel, accessories, or home decor - each project is calibrated to the skill level of the student.

PROJECT FUNWAY all year round is...

a variety of sewing classes offered to children and ADULTS!   Join us for our Adult Series or a Fitted Skirt class or a class in Christmas Gift Ideas.   Please see our Class Schedule and Class Description pages for more information.

PROJECT FUNWAY - Some of our more advanced seamstresses modeling their designs.


PROJECT FUNWAY:

 

  •    teaches sewing skills to 8 year olds to Adults 
  •    accommodates to each individual's learning curve
  •    values a positive, fun learning environment 
  •    challenges each student to improve their skills
  •    offers great snacks to refuel
  •    is located 5 minutes from Hwy 17 in Los Gatos, CA
  •    offers both beginning and intermediate class levels

CLASS DEFINITIONS 


BEGINNER (101)


If you are new to sewing and have not used a sewing machine before - OR - if

you have taken our PROJECT FUNWAY course already and haven't sewed since last summer - this is the right class for you!  We will be focusing on teaching basic sewing skills* as well as creating a minimum of two of the following:  a skirt, tote, shorts, and a decorator pillow.  We will introduce/review sewing machine basics, seam types, hemming, hand sewing, buttons, etc.  Materials included.

This can be a summer camp session or class offered during the year.

Age 8+


INTERMEDIATE (201)


If you have taken our PROJECT FUNWAY 101 class (or other equivalent course) - AND - have been practicing your sewing skills since last summer, you will be ready for this class!  To be successful in this intermediate class, you must be proficient with the basic sewing skills* learned in 101 so you may be ready to create two of the following:  a simple dress, skirt, beach cover-up, tote, blouse, decorator pillow, or lap quilt based on the individuals skill level.  We will cover more advanced techniques including how to read/cut a commercial pattern, install a zipper, gathering stitches, darts, etc.  Materials included.

This can be a summer camp session or a class offered during the year.

Age 10+


ADVANCED (301)


This class is designed for proficient sewers who have the ability to read and follow a commercial pattern "with assistance".  We will start with a trip to the fabric store to pick out fabric and notions to complete a garment from start to finish.  This is compact session offered over 2 days (9a-4p) to allow for maximum learning and creativity.  The goal is to teach the skills needed to "sew on your own".  Materials included.

Age 12+


ADULT SERIES


This class is designed to teach adults how to sew and/or get them back in the saddle!  If you are a bit rusty or new to sewing, come join in and you will learn the sewing basics as well as produce a tote and/or pillow and learn how to hem your jeans, proper way to sew a button and any other variety of tasks! 

Age 12+ 

*BASIC SEWING SKILLS are defined as:


Understanding how to operate your machine

Can sew straight seams, curves, corners and trim seams carefully

Can hem, baste, attach buttons, backstitch

Can use an iron safely, a ruler skillfully, and pin pieces accurately

And can remove unwanted stitches - happily!