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Kids Summer Sewing Camp - Basic Sewing

Beginner Sewing Summer Camp at Sewing Machine Warehouse

About the Class:

Dive into the world of sewing with our Beginner Sewing Summer Camp! Whether you're picking up a needle for the first time or looking to brush up on your basic skills, this one-week camp is designed to guide you through three fun sewing projects. Join us and transform simple materials into beautiful, functional items under the expert guidance of our seasoned instructors.

Class Format Options:

  • In-Person at the Store: Get hands-on experience and personalized guidance throughout the week.

Projects and Techniques:

  • Project One: Pillowcase - Learn to sew a custom pillowcase using cotton or flannel.
  • Project Two: Tote Bag - Create a versatile tote bag perfect for daily use.
  • Project Three: Shorts - Fashion your own pair of shorts using a simple pattern (Simplicity #S9127).
  • Bonus Project (time permitting): Pet Screen Zipper Bag - We provide the supplies, and you bring the creativity!

Class Details:

  • Cost: $199.99 (Participants need to bring all necessary supplies; supply list provided below)
  • Dates and Times:
    • Session 1: June 24th to June 28th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Session 2: July 22nd to July 26th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Machine Rental: Available for $15 per day (reservation required)
  • Requirements: No previous sewing experience necessary. Participants must bring their own sewing machine or rent one from us.

Supply List:

  • Pillowcase:
    • Cotton or flannel fabric only (no stretch fabric)
    • 1/3 yard for the top
    • ¾ yard for the body
  • Tote Bag:
    • Cotton or flannel fabric (no stretch fabric)
    • 2 fabrics (½ yard each for outside & lining)
    • Assorted strap colors provided
  • Shorts:
    • Cotton or flannel fabric only (no stretch fabric)
    • Purchase Simplicity pattern #S9127
    • Follow Simplicity pattern #S9127 for fabric & notions

Join the Creative Experience:

Our Beginner Sewing Summer Camp is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills, meet fellow sewing enthusiasts, and have fun creating projects you can be proud of. Sign up today and start your sewing adventure!

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Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Beginner Sewing Class
Materials Included: Supply list for projects - so materials can be purchased and washed in advance
Requirements: Have a desire to learn how to sew. Can follow directions. Your sewing machine in good working order (machine rentals are available for $75 for the week) and sewing materials (as stated in the supply list)
Instructor: Louise Rupp
Instructor Bio: Louise has been teaching sewing for more than 30 years. She taught in the Home Economics Department in LAUSD High Schools. She is an avid quilter and loves to do embroidery.
Includes instruction - all supplies provided by the studen see supply list

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.



  16214 Nordhoff Street.
       North Hills, CA 91343


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