**A special Pre-Summer fashion camp to give our kids the inspiration, motivation & foundation necessary to sew all Summer long. Take a 'lil break from technology & start MAKING.**
YOUTH & TEENS (boys & girls ages 6-16). Enroll your child or teen specific days or the entire week. All projects are for beginners (don't worry if you've never sewn before) & intermediates (take your skills to a new level!). No experience necessary. Class size limited to 10 students per day to ensure individualized attention for each student (campers grouped according to age, 2 student minimum to hold camps).
Please REGISTER ONLINE to reserve your spot. Details will be emailed after registration. SPACE IS LIMITED!
**SUMMER 2018 HOTTEST TRENDS & RUNWAY REPORT: CRAYOLA COLORS, SPORTSWEAR, BEACHY CHIC, FOLKSY CHECKERS, PASTELS, FLORALS, BIG HANDBAGS & MORE!**
PROJECT: CHECKERED THROW PILLOWS, BOARD GAME
YOUTH & TEENS DATE: MON. 5/21/18 9am-12pm Price: $35
Checkered squares are everywhere this Summer! Think country classic picnic squares, urban mod gingham & cool preppy plaid. Learn or review sewing basics such as hand stitching, machine parts & how to sew two cute throw pillows for your room/home. We will also design & sew your very own checkered board game out of upcycled spools, thread & fabric!
TEXTILE LESSON: Cotton, Trims
PROJECT: CRAYOLA COLORS, PAINT ON FABRIC
YOUTH & TEENS DATE: TUES. 5/22/18 9am-12pm Price: $35
Do you love to draw, sketch or doodle? Do you love FASHION? Students will explore & experiment with different drawing tools & learn how to render fashion sketches & clothing. Learn how to draw eyeballs, faces, expressions, figures & more! Bright, vivid colors - cobalt blues, delicate lilacs, emerald greens, sunny yellows - are popular this Summer; we'll also explore the Color Wheel. Campers will sew a project & have the opportunity to paint directly on fabric.
TEXTILE LESSON: Canvas, Cotton, Fabric Paint
PROJECT: FLOPPY HAT, BIG BEACHY TOTE BAG
YOUTH & TEENS DATE: WED. 5/23/18 9am-12pm Price: $35
Bold accessories & big bags are making a comeback! Fashion Campers will learn about hat construction & design & sew their very own FLOPPY HAT. We'll also sew a big beachy TOTE bag. Perfect for Summer slumber parties, traveling, pool time & for lugging around your fabric & sewing supplies (of course)! If sewing clothes seems challenging or scary, accessories are the perfect starter sewing projects & will get your feet wet (get it? :-)) in no time.
TEXTILE LESSON: Lining, interlining, cotton canvas
PROJECT: DESIGN A SPORTSWEAR COLLECTION, SEW A PAIR OF LEGGINGS
YOUTH & TEENS DATE: THURS. 5/24/18 9am-12pm Price: $35
There is so much more to FASHION DESIGN than sketching & sewing! If you're serious about Fashion Design as a future career, or want to spend the Summer designing your own clothes just for fun, this is the perfect camp for you! We'll show you everything we learned in Fashion School including industry secrets. Campers will learn how to plan, gather resources, predict trends, find their target customer, sketch, sew & more! We'll design a 2 to 4 piece SPORTSWEAR COLLECTION & sew a pair of comfortable, all day leggings! Woohoo!
TEXTILE LESSON: Stretch, cotton knits
PROJECT: BOHEMIAN SUNDRESS
YOUTH & TEENS DATE: FRI. 5/25/18 9am-12pm Price: $35
Eco Fashion is designing with animal & earth-friendly textiles, upcycling outfits in your closet & reusing fabric "scraps" to make a brand new article of clothing. Campers will apply critical thinking skills to answer important questions about the SLOW FASHION MOVEMENT. The fun part? We will design a Bohemian-inspired sundress with different tiers & straps (use your imagination!). We'll review the week's sewing lessons & test/apply our skills on a beautiful, wearable, handmade Summer dress.
Textile lesson: Cotton, recycled textiles