If you are new to sewing and have not used a sewing machine before - OR - ifyou have taken our PROJECT FUNWAY course already and haven't sewn for awhile - 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. Most materials included.This can be a summer camp session or class offered during the year.Age 8+
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 level. 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. Most materials included.This can be a summer camp session or a class offered during the year.Age 10+
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 not included.Age 12+
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! Materials included for 101 series.Age 10+ 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. *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!