Here you will find a list and description of all of our current Kid's classes. Scroll down to see all the options and when you see the one you want to take follow the Book Now link to be taken to our Booking site to reserve your spot.

The following prerequisites and Class policies apply to all Kid's classes. Please familiarize yourself with them. Please refer to each class below for a list of supplies.

Prerequisites for Kids Classes:

  • We keep our kids classes small. This ensures that each child gets all the help and attention they need. Please make sure that your child understands that this is a class that will require their attention and maturity. We will be using tools that can hurt ourselves and our friends if we aren't careful.
  • Be a kid! (8-12 years of age)
  • No sewing experience required for the Kids Can Sew classes.  
  • For the Kids Can Sew 2.0 classes, kids should be ages 10-16 and have taken several classes with us already, or be confident and proficient with threading a sewing machine, sewing in a straight line, and cutting fabric.
  • All fabric and supplies can be purchased in store or provided by yourself. It is recommended that all fabric is washed prior to the course date.
  • Minimum registration is 3 students. Maximum is 5 students.

Kids Can Sew: The Drawstring Bag

This class will follow a simple tutorial to create our own little drawstring bag. These bags are great little versatile bags to sort little toys, organize things for travel, stash your gym clothes, use as gift bags, the possibilities are endless.

This class is perfect for beginners, absolutely no experience required!! This project requires minimal prep time and maximize sewing time. It’s the ideal beginner class.

In this class kids will learn the ins and outs of how to use a sewing machine, follow the simple instructions on construction, learn about seam allowances and pivoting corners,  and have a hands on experience with all the appropriate sewing tools!

Supplies:

  • .5m of quilting cotton
  • 2m of double fold over bias tape or string

September 28th 10am - 1pm

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Kids Can Sew: Reading Pillow

A fun project for kids who’d like to try their hand at sewing!

Join us in learning how to make an envelope style pillow cover with an added pocket to stow away for favorite novel!!

This oversized pillow is a great addition to any reading corner, cuddle up, open your book and slip into a tale!

This is a true beginner class and perfect for kids who have never sewn before. Focus will be spent on learning to thread the machine, sewing straight lines and understanding how to piece the project together.

Supplies:

  • ​one 20"x20" pillow form
  • 0.75m of medium weight woven fabric such as quilting cotton
  • one fat quarter of coordinating medium weight fabric such as quilting cotton for the accent pocket
  • matching thread if desired

September 22nd 10am - 1pm

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Kids 2.0: Colour Blocked Pencil Skirt

We are excited to continue our Kids Level 2 sewing classes!!

These classes  are for kids that have either completed the Kids Garment School Class, have taken at least 3 previous kids sewing classes or are 13yrs or older.  Come on out and continue to hone your skills!

Join us for a quick project packed full of creativity and lessons!!! We will be self drafting our skirt pattern and colour blocking it to suit our creativity. This project is perfect for using up some of our leftover ends for fabric as well.

In this class we will continue to understand the complexity of sewing with knits, top stitching, pattern evolutions, adding seam allowances to patterns and gaining confidence cutting our own fabric.

Supplies:

  • .5m to ¾m of knit fabric such as ponte, french terry, brushed poly, a mid to heavy weight cotton jersey. We are looking for a fabric with at least 25% stretch and has good recovery.  
  • Your total fabric needs can be achieved with multiple fabric remnants/ leftovers. For example I might have less than .5m of one main fabric, but I will use some other leftover pieces to colour block the front.
September 28th 2pm - 5pm

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 Kids 2.0: Yoko Knit Tee Shirt

Let’s continue our level 2 sewing classes and dive further into garment making!! 

These classes  are for kids that have either completed the Kids Garment School Class, have taken at least 3 previous kids sewing classes or are 13yrs or older.  Come on out and continue to hone your skills!

Join us in creating this fun oversized sweater that’s perfect for the cooler days ahead. Paired with some leggings or skinny jeans it’ll be the perfect fall staple and roomy enough to layer over anything all winter long. 

In this class we will practice picking a size related to our measurements and taking accurate measurements, cutting the appropriate pattern pieces and fabric and following the pattern instructions. 

Supplies:

  • Girls who fall in sizes under 14 
  •  1.5m of knit fabric that is 60”wide and has at least 40% stretch -french terry would be ideal for this project.
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  • Girls who are starting to fall into womens sizes
  • 1.75m of knit fabric that is 60”wide and has at least 40%stretch

September 22nd 2pm - 5pm

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Kids Can Sew: Infinity Scarf and Scrunchie

 

With the cool fall air setting in it’s time to think about all the cozy things! This Infinity scarf is the perfect layering piece to keep you warm. Add a couple scrunchies to the mix and you’re all set for the blustery incoming wintry winds. 

Learn some basic techniques that will broaden your skills and help you become a confident sewist. This class allows kids to really see and feel the difference between knits and wovens and how they act differently.

Kids will have a hands on opportunity to learn and use all the tools in the studio that a sewist uses. They’ll learn the basics of threading a sewing machine, sewing straight and following a seam allowance. 

Supplies: 

  • .5m of a 60”wide knit fabric -cotton/lycra jersey and french terry are great options
  • 1-2 Fat Quarters 
  • .5m of 1/4inch elastic

September 29th 10am - 1pm

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Kids 2.0: Leggings

We’re continue our level 2 sewing classes and dive further into garment making!! 

These classes  are for kids that have either completed the Kids Garment School Class, have taken at least 3 previous kids sewing classes or are 13yrs or older.  Come on out and continue to hone your skills!

 Let’s face it, leggings are pants, and they are a staple in any wardrobe! They are also a seriously fun and fast sew!!

We’ll be using a mix of two free leggings patterns to find a perfect fit for everyone.

This class will focus on construction and understanding how the garment comes together in only 4 steps!!

The class will also get the chance to use a serger for part of the construction under supervision!! 

Supplies:

  • 1m of midweight knit fabric with at least 50% stretch such as cotton/ lycra jerseys, ponte, brushed polyester etc. 

September 29th 2pm - 5pm 

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Kids Can Sew: Trick or Treat/Book Bag

Ghosts and Goblins are getting all set for their yearly scare!!! Join me in creating a reusable bag you can cherish for years!! Not into trick or treating, that’s okay, these bags are great for all kinds of things!! Learn some basic techniques that will broaden your skills and help you become a confident sewist.

Kids will have a hands on opportunity to learn and use all the tools in the studio that a sewist uses. They’ll learn the basics of threading a sewing machine, sewing straight and following a seam allowances to ensure their bag comes together with ease. 

Supplies:

  • 1m of quiliting cotton or 2 x 0.5m of coordinating quiliting cotton
  • 2m of cotton or nylon webbing for a trick or treat bag
  • 3m of cotton or nylon webbing for a book bag

October 27th 10am to 1pm

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Kids Can Sew: Cozy Cowl Shawl

This class is perfect for beginners, absolutely no experience required!! This project requires minimal prep time and maximizes sewing time. It’s the ideal beginner class. 

We’ll take a few simple measurements and create our very own warm and cozy cowl. It’s the perfect piece to wear all winter long. It’s great to have in class to pull over your shoulders when it’s chilly or paired with your jacket to hide in when the weather turns frosty.

In this class kids will learn the ins and outs of how to use a sewing machine, follow the simple instructions on construction, and learn about seam allowances, and gain hands on experience with all the appropriate sewing tools!

Supplies:

  • 0.75m of large loop french terry, french terry, or sweatshirt fleece with stretch
  • That's it! 

October 27th 2-5pm