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Sew It! Workshop
the POP UP sewing studio

ON DEMAND HAND SEWING VIDEOS
A Fun, Virtual Experience Especially Designed for Libraries and Museums
Teen and tween patrons watch step-by-step videos and stitch awesome
projects on their own schedule

KITS AVAILABLE TOO!


Introducing: 
SewAlong with Me Hand Sewing On Demand Videos
I'll guide your patrons through a process of creating cool and useful projects with just a simple needle and thread!

Easy, Efficient and Economical Programming

  • Super simple to book either a single workshop or several months 
  • Projects include Seasonal Themes
  • Receive ready-to-use photos and text for your marketing materials
  • Just choose the project and month that you'd like from the section below

Librarians will receive a video link to post on the Library website for 30 days along with beautifully illustrated written instructions to share. 
Workshops are especially designed for pre-tween, tween and teen patrons. Video sessions run 40 min - 1 hour. NO SEWING EXPERIENCE NEEDED.
Patrons can view and sew at their convenience!

How Does the On-Demand Video Program Work?
I love this series of pics forwarded to me by a youth services librarian.  It really shows how the On Demand Hand Sewing Video program works.  The librarian purchased the Bunny in the Hoop Workshop along with a package of Patron Project Kits.  I emailed project pics and descriptions for her marketing materials.  About 2 weeks before the start of the program, I emailed the Video Link and shipped out the kits.  The link was then posted on the library's social media account and young patrons stopped by to pick up their kits.  Then they were able to watch and stitch on their own schedule over the month.  Projects are designed for success and patrons and parents alike share in feeling sewww accomplished!

 
Parent's Instagram Post


    
Librarians and Patrons Say

'...the video workshops were a huge success! Denise J., Mahwah Public Library
'Patrons Love the Kits!Julie T., Branch Manger, Camden County Library

'Adults and Kids are registering for the program to sew together!' Marie J., Youth Librarian, Washington Township Library
'My daughter learned so many skills in that short hour!Laura A., parent, Madison Public Library Teen Patron
  Help Ukraine!  I've created a special hand sewing workshop for library patrons
The Help Ukraine Baby Yeti Virtual Hand Sewing Project.

This On-Demand Workshop can be booked any time and does not expire. 
50% of the profit from the purchase of this workshop will be donated to 2 organizations working in Ukraine.  And, with every sale, I will make a financial donation to the Ukrainian maker whose design inspired this workshop.  The donaton will result in hard currency straight into her account under these awful circumstances. 
The 2 organizations are:
The Sunflower of Peace, which provides medicines and medical equipment kits to first responders; and
The Voices of Children Foundation which offers psychological care, virtual storytelling, and other services for young people experencing trauma.
I've already begun to make donations and I will report on them from time to time. I believe that small efforts add up and I feel very fortunate that a small business like mine is able to contribute in a meaningful way.
Click Here for the Help Ukraine Baby Yeti Hand Sewing On Demand Video and Here for the Optional Patron Project Kits
Click here to have a look at the hand sewing workshop videos
Follow the prompts to purchase On-Demand Videos and Kits. 
Prefer to receive an Invoice or a Program Quote?  Click here to sign up on for a free Member Account.  I will forward an invoice or quote within 48 hours.

Patron Project Kits
These Kits contain nicely curated fabrics, notions and supplies to complete each project. Just add scissors and stuffing (and, I have great DIY stuffing options just in case...).  Each pack contains 5 kits and the cost is just $7 per patron plus shipping.  The kits are assembled when you order so please allow about 2 weeks lead time for me to prep and ship the kits to your library.

Kit Contents - Color Changing Chameleon Stuffie Workshop
Kits Packed and Ready to Ship
Finished Project
Summer Reading ~ Oceans of Possibilities
Hand Sewing Project Winner for Week 3
 

Summer Reading ~ Oceans of Possibilities Hand Sewing Project Winners for Weeks 1 and 2!


Interested in a LIVE Zoom Hand Sewing Workshop? It's sadults sewinguper easy to make a booking for a prescheduled or for a private workshop for your group.  Simply fill in the form below and request a schedule.  You will receive an email response within 48 hours. 

And remember, once we return to on-site programming in the NJ/NY  area,  a Pop Up Sewing Workshop is a fun and popular program!  The workshop is easily set up in a community room or in the library itself!  All that's needed is space, tables, chairs and electricity!

Library or Museum Workshop Inquiry