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Sew Modern Summer Camp Fashion Week (Tween, ages 8-12)

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

Fashion Week

Tween Full day: 9:30-4:30 ($550)

Tween Half day: 9:30-12:30; 1:30-4:30 ($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.

Fashion Week

Projects include:

• t-shirt

• leggings

• gym shorts

• joggers-style urban pants

Special treats:

• embroidery embellishments

• fashion sketching

• textile design and block printing