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Sew It! Workshop
the POP UP sewing studio
Virtual Hand-Sewing Workshops
For Winter - Spring 2020/2021, I'm super thrilled to offer exciting virtual workshops in On-Demand Pre-recorded Videos for Projects of YOUR CHOICE!  

Tweens and teens aged 8 - 16 will learn to stitch amazing and useful projects with just a needle, thread and simple materials and supplies. The On-Demand Pre-recorded Workshops are perfect for students juggling crowded, busy schedules or who prefer independent pacing.  Each workshop provides 45 min. - 1 hour  of instruction.  Each session has been recorded with natural pause 'stop and stitch' points that allow the student to complete the project together with me.  Complete, beautifully illustrated instructions and patterns are available by immediate download upon purchase - no waiting!
Here are a few examples of the uber-cool projects we will sew by hand. 
Bandanna Tote Bag
Bandanna Tote Bag
Personalized Journal Cover
Desk Décor No-Water Cactus
Trendy Mending

Live Zoom workshops are full of excitement and feature several skill-building projects to choose from.  Beginning with how to thread a needle and tie a knot, we will learn how to use fabric, measure and cut, follow simple patterns and express individual creativity through sewing.

LIVE Zoom Workshops meet Monday - Friday from 10:00am - 11:30am EST

Each week has a specific theme ~ Simply click on the link below to book the Camp(s) of your choice:

Sep 21 - Sep 25  is the Doll Fashion Show
Sep 28 - Oct 2 is Desk Décor Delight
Oct 5 - Oct 9 is Me Made Accessories
Oct 12 - Oct 16 is Sew Sustainable - Living the Green Life
Oct 19 - Oct 23 is Fall is Here!
Oct 26 - Oct 30 is Fall is Here!
Nov 2- Nov 6 is Hand Sewn Holiday Gifts and Decor
Nov 9 - Nov 13 is Hand Sewn Holiday Gifts and Decor

Students will receive the Future Designer Hand Sewing project Kit with special fabrics and several tools complete the projects.  Parents or Caregivers should be close by to assist with cutting fabric if needed.  Otherwise, we're off to the races!  At the end of the week, students will be comfortable with a needle and thread and the basic elements of design.  Its gonna be sewww fun!

Registration is by week and time is EST.

What's Included:
  • Live 90 minute workshop session Monday to Friday
  • Future Designer Supply Kit with all of the tools, fabrics and notions necessary to complete the projects for the week
  • Instructions and patterns, provided electronically as needed

How the Live Virtual Hand Sewing Workshop Works

Live Online Class
In our 90-minute class, we will cut, mark and sew together.  Totally interactive, students may ask questions and engage directly with the instructor.  Students receive written, illustrated instructions as needed.  The Instructions will be provided electronically.

Future Designer Kit
Upon registration, a Future Designer Kit will be prepared and mailed to each student.  The Kit is specific to the Weekly Theme that the student has signed up for including appropriate fabrics and notions along with all of the tools and supplies needed to complete the projects.  It is, however, totally okay to take the classes if the Kit has not yet arrived in which case, the student can finish the projects at their leisure.

Students should have an adult present to assist as needed, particularly with cutting fabric.  Siblings are welcome to take the class together as long as all siblings are individually registered.  From Day 1, students will be using needles, pins, scissors and other sharp tools.  Sew It! Workshop assumes no responsibility for injury resulting from the use of these tools.  Missed classes will not be made up, however, if there is room in a later class on the same theme, we will try to make accommodation where possible.  There are no refunds for missed classes.

On-Demand Pre-recorded Sew-Along  Videos  

Simply select the On-Demand Project Workshop Series that you'd like to stitch.  Upon purchase, you will receive a link to 3 - 4 video that will allow the student to sew the project along with me via natural, 'stop and stitch' points.  The lesson is designed to ensure successful sewing and is filled with tips applicable to the specific project and to other sewing activities. Students may review videos as often as they like.  Video access does not expire.  Students will receive beautifully illustrated instructions/patterns for each project.

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