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Sew Modern Summer Camp Tech Week (Teens, ages 13 - 17)

  • The Creativity Caravan 28 South Fullerton Avenue Montclair, NJ, 07042 United States (map)

Teen Tech Theme Week

Full day: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. ($550)

Half day: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. ($300)

SewMODERN is a hand and machine sewing camp for tween (ages 8-12) and teen (13-17) girls and boys. Suitable for both beginners and experienced sewists, campers will make between 3-5 USEFUL, USABLE and WEARABLE projects each week. Themes vary by week, but each session includes lessons on sewing machine use (and safety!), reading, understanding, and modifying patterns, garment fit and ease, and designing specific embellishments. Special topics include textile design and printing, hand embroidery, code crafting machine embroidery,

Students will be responsible for purchasing their own fabric (and a supply list will be distributed upon registration and payment), but all trim (buttons, ribbons, elastics, interfacing, floss) and all tools (machines, scissors, bobbins, pins, iron, marking tools) will be provided by Modern Maker.

Projects Include:

• cord keeper

• earbud keeper

• phone case/wallet

• backpack

Special treats:

• coding your own machine embroidery pattern

• textile design and block printing

(See August 13 - 17 for Fashion Week projects.)

Earlier Event: July 20
Summer Camp Weekend for Adults
Later Event: July 30
Code Craft Summer Camp