The Couture Seamstress

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Summer Camps 2017

About the Camps

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  • All projects are made using a sewing machine.
  • Open to children ages 8-17.
  • Camps run from either 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
  • Check the actual camp information to determine dates and times.
  • Spots are reserved according to order of payment received.
  • Some projects may be replaced with similar ones without notice. Fabrics will vary.
  • All camp registration fees are non-refundable or transferable for cancellations or non-attendance. 
  • All supplies: fabrics, trims, notions for all projects are included in the costs. 
Every effort will be made to have campers complete all projects; however, since this will vary based on the student's sewing efficiency and time management, we cannot guarantee that all projects will be completed within the camp time.

Introduction to Sewing Camp

Ages: 8 to 17 years old

Dates and Time:  June  5 -  9    9:00 am - 12:00 pm - FULL

                               June 12 - 16   2:00 pm -  5:00 pm - FULL

                               June 19 - 23  9:00 am - 12:00 pm - FULL

                               July  10 - 14   2:00 pm -  5:00 pm - FULL

                               July  17 - 21   9:00 am - 12:00 pm - FULL

                               July  24 - 28  2:00 pm -  5:00 pm - FULL

Projects:  a drawstring bag or backpack, animal pillow, pajama pants or shorts. 


What's included:  No sewing experience necessary for this camp! During this week of camp the student will learn how to comfortably operate a sewing machine while making several challenging and fun projects. Learn all the basics of pinning, cutting, pressing and sewing construction.


Costs: $250;  (includes all fabrics, materials and notions for all projects during the week.)

Night Owl Sewing Camp

Ages: 8 to 14 years old

Date and Time:  Jun 12 - 16  9:00 am to 12:00 pm - FULL

                             Jul  10 - 14  9:00 am to 12:00 pm - FULL


Projects:  an owl pillow, a pair of Capri sleep pants, and a sleep mask


What's included: Let us give your young fashionista their first experience learning some basics of the sewing industry.  During class the students will learn sewing terms, use patterns, lay the pattern on fabric, pin and cut the fabric, use an iron and a sewing machine. Sewing is a skill that will last a lifetime.


Costs: $225 (includes all fabrics, materials and notions for all projects during the week.)

Summer Fun Essentials Sewing Camp

Ages: 8 to 17 years old

Date and Time:  Jun 5 - 9  2:00 pm to 5:00 pm - FULL


Projects:  beach bag, water bottle tote, and a swim suit cover-up 


What's included: There’s still a lot of summer fun happening! These fun and easy items will set your child on a journey of exciting new adventures as they create each item. They will learn sewing skills that will remain with them throughout their life.


Costs: $225   (includes all fabrics, materials and notions for all projects during the week.)

Totes, Bags, & Purses Sewing Camp

 

Ages: 10 to 17 years old

Dates and Time: Jun 19 - 23 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm - FULL

                              Jul  17 - 21  2:00 pm to 5:00 pm - FULL


Projects:  making several different bags, totes, and/or purses. The image is a small representation of what we will be working on.


What's included: Everyone needs totes, bags and purses!! This camp will teach the student how to make their own! They will enjoy picking a fabric they love from our selection. We will be making several different styles during the week.. This fun and enjoyable camp will allow them to become familiar with the skill of sewing.


Costs: $275  (includes all fabrics, materials and notions for all projects during the week.)

American Girl Doll Sewing Camp

Ages: 12 to 15 years old

Dates & Time: July 24 - 28 9:00 am – 12:00 pm - FULL

            

Projects: Blouse, Capri pants, Dress, and/or accessories (depending on time) 


What’s included: 15 hours of camp time & instruction, all projects’ materials & supplies, use of sewing studio and sewing tools. These projects are for dolls, and are therefore more advanced.  The students should have some prior sewing experience.


Costs: $225 (includes all fabrics, materials and notions for all projects during the week.)

 Don’t forget to bring your doll! You don't need an American Girl doll to attend. All clothing designs will fit most 18" dolls. 

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Download and complete the following forms and return to the Couture Seamstress. 
Classes fill up quickly due to the small class size.