Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Class Descriptions


SEWING AND CRAFT DESIGN CLASSES

Little Fingers Crafting                                                               ages 4-6 plus adult


Preschoolers have great imaginations and love to create!  Take this class with your child and learn to craft!  Children will practice fine motor skills and hand eye coordination while unwittingly learning proportion, colors, textures and how to follow step-by-step instructions. Watch your child enjoy creative freedom to make whatever they can imagine.
 


Sewing 101                                                                            ages 6 and up
 
Learn skills you can apply to any fashion or craft! Hand sewing and needle art skills will be taught along with fabric and pattern terms. Learn to thread a needle, sew buttons and how to follow step-by-step instructions.  Projects are planned for students to progress at their own speed so the skills are fun to learn. You will make a stitch sampler, supply roll, pin cushion, and drawstring bag. Supply list will be emailed to you upon enrollment.

Fashion 101                                                                  ages 8 and up


In this class you will learn how to use a pattern to sew a custom fleece robe.  Learn the basics of sewing terms, fabric grain, pattern layout, construction techniques and how to follow step-by step instruction. Learn to sew buttons, hems and pockets. You are the designer and your robe will be one of a kind! You can use these techniques to apply to any future project! Supply list will be emailed to you upon enrollment.


 

Designer Fashion and Crafts a la Carte                    ages 8 and up
 
In these classes you will design and make a variety of items to wear or use, gift or trade! You will learn multiple techniques from textile printing, embroidery stitches, and applique. Your imagination is all that is needed to get started and make it yours!

Week 1 – Stencil Shirts – use stenciling techniques to design your own shirt

Week 2 – Backpack charm - design your own charm to hang from your bag, gift or trade!
 

Week 3 – Personalized Banners – decorate Felt pennants to hang on your door or in your room

Week 4 – Recycled T-shirt Bag – bring in a t-shirt to repurpose into a shoulder tote

Week 5 –  Felt tags – design personal gift tags, luggage tags  or bookmarks

Week 6 – Campfire crafts – make your own felt stones and fire for an indoor campout

Week 7 – Superhero’s! – design your own cape,mask, crown, wand or cuffs for any super power you imagine!

Week 8 – felt iPod/cell phone case – make a personalized felt cozy to protect your electronics

 

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