SUMMER FASHION CAMP 2017 (Mon. June 12 - Fri. July 28)

For boys & girls ages 6-16. Alternating weeks throughout June & July.

Fashion Deconstruction.

Fashion Deconstruction.

Welcome to SUMMER FASHION CAMP 2017!

YOUTH & TEENS ages 6-16. All supplies included & no experience necessary.  HALF DAY OR FULL DAY CAMPS available!

Enroll your CHILD or TEEN specific days or the entire week in our fun & imaginative SUMMER FASHION CAMPS (daily alternatives/projects for boys). Class size limited to 2 students minimum & 10 maximum per day to ensure one-on-one attention for each student. SPACE IS LIMITED.

  • FULL DAY CAMPERS (9am-4pm) can leave for lunch w/parents 12pm-1pm or stay @TISSU (please pack lunch). Daily schedule emailed after registration.
  • PRIVATE CAMPS - 2 student minimum- available for topics listed if unable to attend scheduled time. Please contact us for details.

NOTE: Students are welcome to bring snacks, drinks & personal sewing supplies (fabrics, sewing kits, no machines due to space).                   Healthy snacks & water available daily.

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY! QUESTIONS? Please contact: TissuSewingStudio@gmail.com or call/text (316) 737-8787.

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Week of Mon. JUNE 12 - Fri. JUNE 16

INTRODUCTION TO FASHION SCHOOL

**Waiting list available for full/closed camps. Pease sign up at: TissuSewingStudio@gmail.com. Thank you for your patience.

 

SEWING 101 *ENROLLMENT CLOSED

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Monday 6/12/17   9am-12pm       Price: $35     

For students completely new to sewing or would like a review. Learn sewing basics by designing & constructing your own pillow, pillowcase, apron and/or fabric toy.


FASHION DRAWING *2 spots open

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Tuesday 6/13/17   9am-12pm       Price: $35     

Learn Fashion Drawing basics as taught in contemporary fashion schools! We'll also create our own sketchbooks & portfolio!

F. DRAWING Tues. 6/13


*PATTERN MAKING **ENROLLMENT CLOSED

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Wednesday 6/14/17      9am-12pm       Price: $35     

An introduction to PATTERNS. Did you know there any many different ways to construct patterns for apparel design? We'll teach you traditional methods as well as DIY shortcuts. Students will leave with their own set of patterns to reuse over & over again!


HANDBAG DESIGN

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Thursday 6/15/17      9am-12pm       Price: $35     

Learn the basics of HANDBAG construction. With these newly acquired skills, you can design & sew your own wallets, pouches, tote bags, backpacks, the sky's the limit!

HANDBAGS - Th 6/15


FASHION DESIGN

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Friday 6/16/17   9am-12pm       Price: $35     

Learn FASHION DESIGN basics as taught in contemporary fashion schools. We'll show you secrets we learned in fashion school as well as the design process. Designing your own wardrobe takes more than a sewing machine - learn how to transform your ideas into actual garments, from concept to completion. This is the perfect camp for students who are interested in Fashion Design as a career (or just for fun!).

FASHION DESIGN - Fri. 6/16


Week of Mon. JUNE 26 - Fri. JUNE 30

SEWING SUMMER TRENDS

**Waiting list available for FULL/CLOSED CAMPS. Please sign up at: TissuSewingStudio@gmail.com. Thank you for your patience.

SUMMER ACCESSORIES (Floppy Hat, Flip Flop)

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Monday 6/26/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Accessories make or break ANY outfit. Learn construction basics of a: floppy hat, fancy flip flops & headwear. Boys: baseball cap.

SUM ACCESSORIES Mon. 6/26


KIMONO COVER UP

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Tuesday 6/27/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Kimono-inspired tops are both trendy & timeless! This is a fun camp to learn basic shirt construction and how to sew with flowy fabrics & trims. Boys, make one as a gift or a tank top.

KIMONO Tues. 6/27


*SUMMER TOTE **ENROLLMENT CLOSED

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Wednesday 6/28/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

We will design & sew an oversized tote for swimming, vacations, sleepovers or school. Guess what? Your tote will also transform into a small blanket. Boys: duffle bag


*MERMAID TAIL**ENROLLMENT CLOSED

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Thursday 6/29/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Mermaid tails are magical & fun to sew. We'll design our own elastic waist mermaid tail - perfect for play dates, daydreaming, photo shoots or posing in the water. Want to swim with your mermaid tail? Parent approval required! Boys: shark tail


*SWIMWEAR (1 piece suit)  **ENROLLMENT CLOSED

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Friday 6/30/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

We can't have a Summer Camp without designing our own swimwear! 1 piece w/coverup or boy short style. Boys, sew your own surfer style swim shorts!


Week of Mon. JULY 10 - Fri. JULY 14

SUMMER WARDROBE BASICS

**Waiting list available for FULL/CLOSED CAMPS. Please sign up at: TissuSewingStudio@gmail.com. Thank you for your patience.

*SHORTS **ENROLLMENT CLOSED

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Monday 7/10/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Pants are intimidating to sew, so let's design & practice sewing a pair of summer shorts.


BACKPACK

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Tuesday 7/11/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Sew a comfortable, small backpack for riding your bike, walking, playing, etc. We'll practice sewing with heavier canvas cotton & design our own pockets & straps.

BACKPACK Tues. 7/11


*SHIRT or SHIRTDRESS **ENROLLMENT CLOSED

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Wednesday 7/12/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

White shirts/shirt dresses are all the rage this Summer. We'll design a basic button down (with collars & sleeves) & tweak it to fit your unique personality. Wear it with a pair of khakis for a clean classic look! Or belt it to show off your new shirtdress!


LOUNGE PANTS

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Thursday 7/13/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Sew a comfortable pair of stylish, yet timeless, wide-legged pants (think 70's boho style chic) for home or out for ice cream (elastic waist included :-)) with your family & friends.

LOUNGE PANTS Th. 7/13


*Fri. 7/14/17 - Studio closed. No camps


Week of Mon. JULY 24 - Fri. JULY 28

CRITICAL THINKING, FASHION HISTORY & TRENDS

INFLUENTIAL FASHION DESIGNERS

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Monday 7/24/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Learn about influential fashion designers past & present, from avant-garde to ready-to-wear designers. Who do you identify with as far as "aesthetic?" Why? How did these designers utilize their differences & vision to become a household brand? Students will apply critical thinking skills to discover their own unique strengths. PROJECT: Design & sew an outfit, collection or accessory inspired by your favorite designer!

INFL. FASHION DESIGNERS Mon. 7/24


SUSTAINABLE FASHION

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Tuesday 7/25/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Learn how you can make a difference in the world by recycling, upcycling & designing your own eco fashion collection. We'll discuss the effects of garment construction on our landfills, ocean, air, etc. What can you do on a daily basis to dress fashionably yet protect the environment on a global scale? PROJECT: Design & sew an eco fashion project (sustainable textiles such as silk, cotton, hemp, etc.) relating to our studies including t-shirt deconstruction & reconstruction (it's super fun & easy!).

SUST. FASHION Tues. 7/25


COSTUME HISTORY

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Wednesday 7/26/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

We'll travel back in time to learn about garments in different eras & how design details (for example, dresses or sleeves) evolve over the centuries. PROJECT: Design & construct a WIG (yarn, fabric) inspired by your favorite era.

COSTUME HIST Wed. 7/26


FASHION TRENDS & DECADES

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Thursday 7/27/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Let's travel back to the 1920's, 1950's, 1970's & 1980's! We'll discuss each decade & study prevalent design trends. What's your favorite decade & why? How does society affect current fashion trends & how? PROJECT: Design & sew a garment from Your favorite decade (for example, a romantic 1920's blouse p or an all-black, gothic-inspired, '80's off-the-shoulder top!).

TRENDS DECADES Th. 7/27


GLOBAL FOLK COSTUMES

YOUTH & TEENS     TIME: Friday 7/28/17   9am-12pm       Price: $30     

Learn about traditional dress & costumes from around the world. What does culture, tradition & rituals have in common? What do people wear to work, adorn to get married, etc. in other cultures? We'll travel around the globe without leaving the studio. Students will have an opportunity to try on TISSU's cultural costumes/garments, study the embroidery/textiles & so much more. PROJECT: Sew your own fabric doll w/cultural outfits reflecting you or your favorite culture (real or make-believe!).

FOLK COSTUMES Fri. 7/28


THANK YOU PARENTS & SUMMER FASHION CAMPERS!