Bay Area Sewing Classes Schedule

After School Sewing for Oakland School of the Arts Students

Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.
$155/ per 4 week session
November and December combined for $195

Time and Dates

1:15-3:15pm
Mondays
September 8th - December 15th
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Fashion Design for kids - Ages 8+

Want to learn what it takes to be a fashion designer? Well here's your chance! In this 6 week session we will cover everything from using Croquis for fashion illustration, designing a collection, making a theme board and learning how to choose the right fabric for your designs. Themes change from session to session and design skills are built over the course of time. Come join us and make your ideas come to life!
Classes run on Mondays in 6 week sessions.
$175/session

Time and Dates

3:30-5pm
Mondays
September 8th - December 1st 2014
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Tuesday Sewing for Teens - Ages 13+

After School Sewing for Teens. Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level. No Sewing Experience necessary! Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store.
Afternoon snack provided.
$155/per 4 week session

Times and Dates

3:30-5:30
Tuesdays
September 2nd - December 16th 2014
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Stitch and Craft for Little Hands - Ages 1-9

Do you have a little maker on your hands? Instructor Tae Uenaga will guide young students through carefully chosen small projects that include hand sewing, embroidery, crochet, weaving or paper craft. Students will sample a variety of hand craftiness in this after school class for young children. Come craft with Tae!
$100/ per 4 week session

Times and Dates

2:15-3:15
Wednesdays
September 3rd - December 17th 2014
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Wednesday Sewing for Advanced Learners - Ages 9+

Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level. Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store.
Afternoon snack provided.
$155/ per 4 week session

Times and Dates

3:30-5:30
Wednesdays
September 3rd - December 17th 2014
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Thursday Sewing for Beginners and Intermediate sewers - Ages 8+

Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level. Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store.
Afternoon snack provided.
$155/ per 4 week session

Times and Dates

3:30-5:30
Thursdays
September 4th - December 18th 2014
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Halloween Sewing Fun - Ages 8+

In this fun camp student can either work on their Halloween costume or create fun little Halloween related projects like a stuffed bat or a candy bag. We will bring out our spooky sewing skills and have a good time!
Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring lunch.
$80/ per person

Times and Dates

9:30-3pm
October 13th 2014
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Veteran's Day Camp - Ages 10-16

In this fun two-day camp students work on a project of their choice, picking from the Bonjour Teaspoon Sewing Pattern and Fabric Kit collection. Lot's of fun sewing options, including tote bags, hats, dresses, shorts, skirts and More. To see Jennifer's Kit Selection, visit her Etsy shop at: www.bonjourteaspoon.etsy.com and have Jennifer reserve your choice today! Fabric and Pattern Kit included in price of camp.
Note: for those students who have not used a sewing machine, please consult Jennifer for the most appropriate pattern selection.
Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring a lunch. Minimal sewing experience a plus, but not required.
$200 for the two day camp

Times and Dates

9:30-3pm
November 10th & 11th 2014
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Sewing for your American Girl Doll - Thanksgiving Week - Ages 9+

In this camp students sew clothing and accessories for their American Girl Dolls. They will learn sewing and design techniques specific to sewing doll clothes. Students may pick styles from my Bonjour Teaspoon pattern collection for dolls or from my personal collection of patterns as well. Fabric, trims and notions included. Bring your doll and have some fun!
Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring lunch.
$200

Times and Dates

9:30-3pm
Monday/Tuesday
November 24th/25th 2014
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Kid's night out - Sewing Gifts and Cards - December

We are going to have a lot of fun sewing little gifts for our family and friends. We will sew on cards, make zipper pouches or sew something else that suit's our fancy!
Supplies, Pizza and snacks provided.
$65 - price increases after October 1st 2014

Times and Dates

6-9pm
December 5th 2014
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Winter Break Camp - Week 1 - Ages 10-16

In this fun two-day camp students work on a project of their choice, picking from the Bonjour Teaspoon Sewing Pattern and Fabric Kit collection and/or the coordinating American Girl Patterns. Lot's of fun sewing options, including tote bags, hats, dresses, shorts, skirts and More. To see Jennifer's Kit Selection, visit her Etsy shop at: www.bonjourteaspoon.etsy.com and have Jennifer reserve your choice today!
Fabric and Pattern Kit included in price of camp. Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring a lunch. Minimal sewing experience a plus, but not required.
Note: for those students who have not used a sewing machine, please consult Jennifer for the most appropriate pattern selection.
$200

Times and Dates

9:30am- 3pm
Monday & Tuesday
December 22nd & 23rd 2014
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Winter Break Camp - Week 2 - Ages 10-16

In this fun three-day camp students work on a project of their choice, picking from the Bonjour Teaspoon Sewing Pattern and Fabric Kit collection and/or the coordinating American Girl Patterns. Lot's of fun sewing options, including tote bags, hats, dresses, shorts, skirts and More. To see Jennifer's Kit Selection, visit her Etsy shop at: www.bonjourteaspoon.etsy.com and have Jennifer reserve your choice today!
Fabric and Pattern Kit included in price of camp. Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring a lunch. Minimal sewing experience a plus, but not required.
Note: for those students who have not used a sewing machine, please consult Jennifer for the most appropriate pattern selection.
$250

Times and Dates

9:30am- 3pm
Monday-Wednesday
December 29th-31st
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Sewing Studio Time with Lacie Murphy - Ages 13+

Sewing Studio time is time in the sewing studio with an expert, who will help you achieve your sewing goals. Start a new project, elevate your current skills or learn to sew from the beginning. In this class sewing expert, Lacie Murphy will guide you through a project of your choice over the course of 4 weekly classes. Machines and tools are available for student use. Please bring your own project or purchase one in class.
Instructor: Lacie Murphy
$150/session

Times and Dates

6-8pm
Wednesdays
Session 1 - June 18th - July 9th 2014
Session 2 - July 16th - August 6th 2014
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Sewing 101- Getting to know your machine - Ages 13+

Get to know your sewing machine or use one of ours. Students will learn the following skills: Threading the machine, Making a bobbin, Sewing machine guidelines (seam allowance), Sewing straight lines, curved lines and back stitching, Sewing a plain seam & Overcasting edges. You will come away with a binder full of hand outs as well as basic knowledge to start sewing!
Instructor: Lacie Murphy
$50

Times and Dates

6pm-8pm
Thursdays
June 6 & 19
July 10 & 24
August 7 & 21
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Sewing 102 - Sewing the Emma Tote Bag

This class is for those who have moved past threading their machine and making a bobbin. Students will use the Bonjour Teaspoon Emma Tote Bag pattern to create their own market tote. Fabric and pattern are included in class fee. Skills students will put into practice: Reading a pattern, Cutting fabric, Sewing Straight lines, Sewing Curved lines, Edge stitching, Gathering & Making a reversible bag.
Instructor: Lacie Murphy
$80

Times and Dates

6-9pm
Thursdays
June 12 & 26
July 17th & 31
August 14th & 28
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The Sewing Salon - A fashion camp for kids

Learn to sew, draw, and express yourself through fashion! Each child will complete a garment and model it in a fashion show at the end of the week. Your child will explore different aspects of the design process throughout the camp. Jennifer has worked in the fashion world for many years - as a pattern maker for Gap and Banana Republic and also as the head designer of her own pattern collection, Bonjour Teaspoon, in addition to running her successful summer sewing camp program. Jennifer and her team will make this a week your young designer will never forget!
Location: The Sewing Workshop - 2010 Balboa Avenue, San Francisco
$525 Before February 28th
$595 After February 28th

Times and Dates

9am-3pm
Monday - Friday
July 21st - 25th 2014
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Fashion Sewing Camp at the Sewing Room

Learn to sew, draw, and express yourself through fashion! Join us for a week or two of fashion fun. Each child will complete at least one garment and model it at an informal fashion show at the end of the week. We explore different aspects of the design process throughout the week.
Location: The Sewing Room - 2434 Webb Avenue, Alameda
$370 Before February 28th
$390 After February 28th

Times and Dates

9am-3pm
Monday - Friday
August 4th-8th & 18th-22nd
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Teen Sewing and Fashion Camp

Students will spend the week delving into the exciting world of Fashion and design. Over the course of the week, students sew a garment as well as explore different aspects of the fashion industry. In addition to sewing we will investigate color, make inspiration boards and watch fashion films. Join us for a week of Fashion Fun with your friends.
Location: The Sewing Room - 2434 Webb Avenue, Alameda
$370 Before February 28th
$390 After February 28th

Times and Dates

9am-3pm
Monday - Friday
August 11th-15th 2014
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Students bring their own machines and general supplies. Afternoon snack provided. Sewing Classes are based in Jennifer's Studio at 2434 Webb Avenue in Alameda, near Park Street, unless otherwise noted. Get directions.

Thanks so much for your interest and Happy Sewing!!!
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