Sewing Classes, craft making and instruction, summer camps and more! Jennifer shares her knowledge of the needle arts with people of all ages and skill levels. Classes and Camps based in Alameda at Jennifer's Studio.
"Jennifer inspires girls to make clothes. She lets you express your style by teaching us to look at fashion. Her classes and camps are great!"
Maya, age 10
Sewing Classes for All Ages and Skills
After school and holiday camps for children
Workshops for teens and adults
Classes and Workshops provide sewing demonstration, instruction, and the opportunity to practice new skills. Learning to use a sewing machine and constructing a garment are very empowering experiences, boosting self-esteem. Sewing also helps develop fine motor skills as well as spatial concepts and understanding.
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Inspired by Project Runway, this week long camp captivates children ages 8 and up. The focus is on fashion with an emphasis on creativity and having fun! Students create a garment for themselves over the course of camp. They explore fashion through both illustration and making mood/vision boards. The week culminates with a runway fashion show complete with lights and music and the applause of their adoring fans - Their Parents! Join us for a week or two of Funky Fashion Fun!
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Under the label Bonjour Teaspoon, Jennifer produces both hand knit and sewing patterns. Additionally, she makes unique and interesting hand-crafted or hand knit scarves, pillows and tote bags which are composed primarily from recycled textiles. The materials are individually chosen for color, texture and pattern. Patterns and Crafts are produced by hand in Jennifer's Alameda, California studio. www.bonjourteaspoon.etsy.com
Jennifer Serr Couture - Eco-friendly gowns for today's bride. Jennifer specializes in re-constructing vintage wedding gowns, giving them a modern and fresh look. Use a family gown and have it custom designed and fitted to you, or select one from Jennifer's collection online at www.jenniferserr.etsy.com
Instructor Jennifer Serr is a designer, pattern maker with over 20 years in the fashion industry and a decade of teaching experience. Jennifer encourages adults and children to cultivate their creativity while learning the practical art of sewing, a skill that can last a lifetime.