Posts tagged sewing for kids
2016 Sewing Summer Camps in Raleigh, NC

I'm excited to share that be teaching camps at the St. Francis of Assisi Community Center's Camp Francis in Raleigh, NC again this summer! This is my fourth year teaching at this wonderful program that offers half day camps with a lunch program that enables working parents to get full day camp coverage for their children both big and small, with camps for pre-school through high school ages.  See you there! (Ooh! Sign up soon because these camps sell out quickly!)

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2015 Sewing Summer Camps in Raleigh, NC | 4 Camps for your budding sewist to choose from!


Are you looking for summer camps in Raleigh, NC? There are wonderful camps being held in the Community Center at The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi. I'm teaching 4 weeks of camp this year - two hand sewing for rising 3rd - 5th graders and two machine sewing for rising 6th - 12th graders. There are lots of options from Sewing to Lego and Engineering to Cooking to Sports camps. I don't know about the other camps but mine filled up last year, so don't miss out and register soon!

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How to Keep Your Beginning Sewer Busy During Summer Break | Beginner Sewing Tutorials

I have had the good fortune to work with some really sweet beginning sewers.  But I worry when they leave my studio they won't have a project to work on or anyone at home to help them so they'll let their sewing hobby slip to the wayside.  It doesn't have to be that way though - the web is full of great tutorials, perfectly suited to the beginning sewer.

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Fashion Sewing Camp | Days 4 and 5 | Sewing on Elastic and a Fantastic Fashion Show

Day 4 we finished up our Blossoming Necklaces and moved right into our Grande Finale Project - the Super Simple Skirt. This turned out to be our biggest challenge of all and I overhead a least one camper guffaw when they heard the title of our project. Simple, it was not. Awesome? It totally was!

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Fashion Sewing Camp | Day 2 | Working with the Glue Gun - It's Hot!!

Frankly, I am not a huge fan of glue guns but some projects can't be done without them. If you use them, supervise your campers closely. The glue stays hot for quite some time after it is applied. Don't even get me started on irons, I have the marks to prove we aren't on friendly terms - the iron and I. But again, the iron is a necessary evil in most sewing projects.

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