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Summer Camp 2020

 

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Make all the stitches with us June 8 - August 14.  

Register for before February 15th and receive 10% off enrollment fees. Please inquire at info@evanstonstitchworks.com

 

  • All camps take place at Evanston Stitchworks Studio Monday through Friday.

  • Morning camps start at 9:30am and end at Noon. 

  • Afternoon camps begin at 1pm and end at 3:30pm. 

  • Limit 6 - 8 children per camp. Unless specified, camps require no prior sewing experience.
  • Our instructors are experts in their fields and have years of experience working with kids and with us.
  • Please read descriptions carefully as some camps include a materials fee and supply all materials and others will require purchase of fabric and supplies.
  • Please refer to age requirements for each camp--sewers must be the age specified by the first day of camp.

Let's have fun sewing and crafting this summer. Yay!

10 weeks

Week 1: June 8 - 12 

Morning: PJs and Pillow Case Ages 8 - 12  $215

  • Assumes no prior sewing experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

Afternoon: Hand Made Home—Apron and Small Projects Ages 8 - 12  $215

  • Assumes no prior sewing experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

 

Week 2: June 15 - 19 (SOLD OUT)

Morning Only: Little Things, Zakka Style Ages 8 - 14 $210

  • Campers hone their skills and make numerous small projects. Possible projects include: a banner, appliqué pillow, various quilting techniques, 
  • Assumes no prior sewing experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

 

Week 3: June 22 - 26

Morning: Hand Crafting Ages 8 - 12 $210

  • Campers hand dye yarn, learn to knit, take on weaving, and embroidery projects in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere. 
  • Assumes no prior experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

Afternoon: Hand Crafting Ages 11- 15 $210

  • Campers hand dye yarn, learn to knit, take on weaving, and embroidery projects in an environment that encourages a social and collaborative maker’s mindset.
  • Assumes no prior experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

 

Week 4: June 29 - July 3

Morning: Gathered Skirt with All the Fixins Ages 8-12 $220 

  • Pockets, trim and French seams make these skirts super fun to make and wear.
  • Assumes no prior experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

Afternoon: Emerson Pants or Shorts from True Bias Ages 11 - 15 $220

  • This is an adult-sized pattern so please refer to the chart in the photos and  inquire if sizing may be a question
  • Assumes no prior experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

Week 5: July 6 - 10

Morning: All About Bags Ages 8 - 12 $210

  • Let's organize with different bags from a zipper pouch to a library tote
  • Assumes no prior experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

Afternoon: All About Bags Ages 11 - 15 $215

  • We'll make and personalize duffel bags and drawstring backpacks. Perfect for the beach or sleepovers.
  • Assumes no prior experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

 

Week 6: July 13 - 17

Morning: Patchwork Quilt From Start to Finish Ages 8 - 12 $220

  • Explore color, design and technique, and make a grown-up style patchwork quilt
  • Assumes no prior experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

Afternoon: Quilted Projects Ages 11 - 15 Ages 11 - 15 $220

  • Make your own quilted textiles and turn them into various objects. Explores various quilting and construction techniques. Projects may include a tote bag, appliqué or wall hanging
  • Assumes no prior experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

     

    Week 7: July 20 - 24

    Mornings Only: Softies and Dolls Ages 8 - 12 $210

    • Make a variety of dolls and soft toys. Time permitting, we'll make outfits for them, too!
    • Assumes no prior experience.
    • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 


    Week 8: July 27 - 31

    Morning Only: Teen and Tween Independent Projects Ages 11 - 15 $200

    • Guided small group independent project class. 
    • Projects may include Cosplay, costumes, garments or soft goods. Please inquire with project ideas ahead of registration.
    • Previous sewing experience is recommended.
    • This camp does not include materials. 

     

    Week 9: August 3 - 7

     Morning Only: Upcycling Ages 11 - 15 $200

    • Don't throw them away, turn your old garments into new creative statements!
    • Projects may include visible mending, recycling previously used garments into rompers, handbags, collage or anything your imagination can think up.
    • Previous sewing experience is recommended.

     

    Week 10: August 10 - 14

    Morning Only: Hand Crafting Ages 8 - 14  $210

    • Another chance to take this popular camp
    • Campers hand dye yarn, learn to knit, take on weaving, and embroidery projects in an environment that encourages a social and collaborative maker’s mindset.
    • Assumes no prior experience.
    • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

    Registration and Cancellation: Enrolling in a camp secures your child's space. You may withdraw with no penalty up to 4 weeks before the first day of a scheduled camp. After that, and within 4 weeks of the first day of a camp, you may withdraw minus a $75 cancellation fee. 

    If a camp is full, please add your name to a waiting list on a come first serve basis.

     

    *Please read our camp registration and cancellation policies. By enrolling in a camp, you agree to our policies. Thank you!

    **Please note that camps with less than 50% enrollment one week before the camp begins may be cancelled and a full refund given.