Kids Classes & Camps

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At The Quilter’s Market, we’re committed to teaching kids how to sew! Besides being a basic life skill, sewing something tangible and beautiful with one’s own hands is a satisfying and rewarding experience that can be enjoyed your whole life. Come join Kitty and Susan this summer for lots of fun, some learning and have a beautiful quilt or other project to show for it!
Our classes are designed for children age 7 and older.

Skill Levels:

Beginner: Little or no sewing experience.
Intermediate: Has taken both Basic Sewing and Basic Quilting classes. Needs help but knows the basics. Fun for experienced students.
Advanced: Student is able to pin fabric by themselves, sew accurate ¼” seams, and be able to focus on a task through completion.

 

Beginner

Kids’ Basic Sew

Want to learn how to use a sewing machine?  This is the class for you.  You will learn the parts of a sewing machine, proper pinning, straight stitching and much more. Using these new skills you will create a few small projects including a pin cushion to be used in other classes or at home.

Instructors: Kitty Fleming & Susan Brown

Sun Sept 17  Noon – 3 pm   $40 plus $20 fee payable to teachers for supplies

Kids’ Basic Quilting

To move on to this class you must have completed Basic Sewing at The Quilter’s Market.  Come to this class to learn basic piecing using a ¼ inch seam, layering and basting the three layers that make up a quilt, basic machine quilting, and fused binding.  You will create a fun 4 block table topper/wall hanging.

Instructors: Kitty Fleming & Susan Brown

Sun Oct 1  Noon – 3 pm    $40 plus $20 fee payable to teachers for supplies

 

Intermediate

Kids’ Appliqued Tote Bag

One can never have too many tote bags! Need a tote bag to carry your sewing supplies, library books, changes of clothes for sporting events, etc.? Come join Kitty and Susan to make and personalize this fun tote! You will learn and use sewing, quilting and applique skills!!

Prerequisite: Kids’ Basic Sew & Kids’ Basic Quilting.

Instructors: Kitty Fleming & Susan Brown

Sun Nov 19  Noon – 3 pm     $40 plus $5 fee to teachers for supplies

Kids’ Desk Top/ Sewing Table Organizer

Tired of being frustrated because you can’t find your scissors,  seam ripper or other must have tools?  Want a fun way to be organized and have your supplies right in front of you? Come join us and make this quilted organizer. It can be used with your sewing machine, computer, or desk top! Use your favorite fabric to create this organizer for yourself or as a gift for someone special. Time permitting, the kids will make a very small trash can &/or pin cushion that can be attached to their sewing machine.

Prerequisite: Kids’ Basic Sew & Kids’ Basic Quilting.

Instructors: Kitty Fleming & Susan Brown

Sun Dec 3  Noon – 3 pm    $40