Sew a Softie!
This February, the studio will participate in the Sew A Softie Global Kids Sewing Party hosted by Trixi Symonds of Coloured Buttons (@colouredbuttons) and the Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York City. Children from all over the world will come together throughout the month of February to sew a softie to give to someone in their community.
The studio is hosting a sewing party on Friday, February 15 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm; $5.00 (plus GST) registration fee; ages 8 and up; beginners welcome; preregistration by phone or in person is required.
All softies completed during this workshop will be donated to May’s Place Hospice and Cottage Hospice located in the Downtown Eastside and East Vancouver.
Made By Me Sewing School
Learn to sew, make some new friends and have tons of fun in our popular program for tweens and teens of all sewing abilities ages 8 and up. Students will get to choose from a selection of projects based on their interests and their sewing abilities. Skills taught in this program include basic hand-sewing, proper operation of a sewing machine, commercial pattern use and fitting, fabric selection and basic garment construction. Class size is limited to 8 participants so each student receives plenty of individual instruction. Each participant will work at their own pace so students may be able to complete up to three projects per session. Students will have the opportunity to purchase supplies for this class from the studio at a 20 percent discount.
Mondays: April 8 – June 10; 3:45 – 5:15 pm; $280 plus supplies (no classes April 22 and May 20)
Wednesdays: April 10 – June 12; 3:45 – 5:15; $350 plus supplies
Thursdays: April 11– June 13; 3:45 – 5:15; $315 plus supplies (no class May 23)
Teen Tuesdays: April 9–June 11; 3:45 – 5:15; $350 plus supplies (ages 12 and up; must have previous sewing experience)