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Summer Camp 2019

Summer Camp Season is Here! Make all the stitches with us June 10 - August 16.  

Register for 2 or more camps and receive 10% off enrollment fees. More afternoon camps may be added. Please inquire at info@evanstonstitchworks.com

 

Details:

  • 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 5-6 children per camp. Unless specified, camps require no prior sewing experience.
  • 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.

Now let's have fun sewing and crafting. Yay!

Week 1: June 10 - 14

Basic Sewing

Morning: Basic Sewing Ages 8 - 12 $195

Ages: 8-12 years

  • Learn to use a sewing machine and some useful hand stitches. Projects will include a bag, softie/doll, quilting and an accessory. We'll just keep sewing creative, useful projects until the end of the week!
  • Assumes no prior sewing experience.
  • This camp includes all materials and supplies. 

Week 2: June 17 - 21

Garments for Teens and Tweens (SOLD OUT)

Morning: Summer Top or Dress (One Space Available)

Ages: 11-15 years   

$195 includes pattern but does not include fabric

  • Learn how to read, alter and sew a paper pattern! We'll make a super cute top from Simplicity pattern company. We love this pattern because it can be made as a top or hacked into a dress/maxi dress with an optional belt. Super cute!
  • Sewing experience recommended but not required.
  • Materials fee includes individual copies of the paper pattern, neutral, white or black thread, and  use of machines and tools while in the studio.  
  • Campers will need to purchase fabric for the pattern. Vogue Fabrics is conveniently located across the street and Evanston Stitchworks always offers 15% off all fabric and supplies purchased in the shop for a camp or class.

    Week 3: June 24 - June 28 

    Basic Garments for Kids (SOLD OUT)

    Morning: Gathered Skirt and Tote  $195

    Ages: 8-12 years

    • Learn to make a gathered skirt with an elastic waist AND a reversible tote bag.
    • No pior experience necessary
    • Camp fee includes all materials

    No Camp July 1 - 5

    Week 4: July 8 - 12

    Kids Basic Dolls and Softies

    Morning: Dolls and Softies $195 (SOLD OUT)

    Ages: 8-12

    • Learn to use a sewing machine and some useful hand stitches.
    • Projects will include a variety of dolls and softies that kids can make and creatively embellish. 
    • Assumes no prior sewing experience. 
    • Camp fee includes all materials

       

      Week 5: July 15 - 19 

      Patchwork Quilting

      Morning: Basic Sewing Patchwork and Quilting  $195 

      Ages 8-12 

      • Taught by quilting expert Sarah Evans
      • From wonky charm to pin-pointed precision, quilting offers limitless opportunities for scrap busting, color work and intentional design. We'll make a lap sized patchwork quilt and, time permitting, a variety of other quilted accessories.
      • Sewing experience not required.
      • This camp includes all materials and supplies.

      Afternoon: Basic Sewing Patchwork and Quilting   $195

      Ages 11 - 15  

      • Taught by quilting expert Sarah Evans
      • Just like the morning camp but paced for 11-15 year olds.
      • Sewing experience not required.
      • This camp includes all materials and supplies.

      Week 6: July 22 - 26

      Garments for Teens and Tweens

      Morning: Make Your Own Clothes Tunic and Leggings with Knit Fabric 

      Ages: 11-15 years   

      $195  includes patterns but does not include fabric

      • Learn to make your own clothes. We'll make a cute summer dress!
      • Sewing experience recommended but not required.
      • Materials fee includes pattern and tracing paper. 
      • Campers will need to purchase fabric for the pattern. Vogue Fabrics is conveniently located across the street and Evanston Stitchworks always offers 15% off all fabric and supplies purchased in the shop for a camp or class.

      Week 7: July 29 - August 2

      Knitting and Hand Crafting (SOLD OUT)

      Morning: Weaving, Kitting and Embroidery $195

      Ages: 8 - 12 years   

      • We'll learn to hand dye yarn, knit, weave and embroider as we take on mindful hand crafting projects that make us think about our relationship to color and design.
      • This camp includes all materials and supplies.
      • $195

       

      Week 8: August 5 - 9

      Teen/Tween Upcycling 

      Mornings: Upcycling and Repurposing Clothing $195

      Ages: 11 - 15

      • Bring in your damaged or outdated clothes. We'll give them new life by taking them apart and re making them as completely new garments. 
      • Past projects have included turning jeans into a skirt, and refashioning a dress into a messenger bag
      • Worn or damaged clothing can be enhanced with visible mending techniques. 

      Week 9: August 12 - 16

      Quilted Projects 

      Mornings: Quilting Projects $195

      Ages: 8 - 12 years

      • Taught by quilting expert Sarah Evans
      • From wonky charm to pin-pointed precision, quilting offers limitless opportunities for scrap busting, color work and intentional design. We'll make a variety of quilted objects which may include a pillow, tote bag, placemat.
      • Sewing experience not required.
      • This camp includes all materials and 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, you may add your name to a waiting list on a first 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.