Bay Area Sewing Classes Schedule

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!
$150

Time and Dates

3:30-5pm
April 7th - May 19th (6 week session)
Mondays
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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.
$150/month per student
$30 annual registration fee
Registration available for January - June 2014

Time and Dates

1:15-3:15pm
Mondays
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After School Camp - Ages 9 and up

Advanced Sewing - Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.
$150/month per student
$30 annual registration fee

Registration available for January - June 2014

Time and Dates

3:30-5:30pm
Wednesdays
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After School Camp - Ages 8 and up

Open Level Sewing - Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.
$150/month per student
$30 annual registration fee

Registration available for January - June 2014

Time and Dates

3:30-5:30pm
Thursdays
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Sewing Studio Time - Ages 8 to Adult

An experienced instructor guides students through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.
$40 for a two hour group lesson

Time and Dates

Wednesdays
Through June 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: Carlsbad Oster
$50

Times and Dates

6pm-8pm
Thursdays
April 10th & 24
May 8th & 22nd
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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: Carlsbad Oster
$80

Times and Dates

6-9pm
Thursdays
April 17th
May 15th & 29th
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Sewing Retreat - Kitchen Projects

In this Sewing Retreat for Teens and Adults ages 16 and up, student may choose to work on a Linen Apron or a set of Linen Napkins with Mitred Corners or Both. Students will use basic sewing skills and learn some new ones. Hands on guidance is provided by the instructor. Basic sewing skills a must. We will have lots of fun making beautiful things for our kitchen or as gifts for others!
Kits sold separately include pattern, fabric and thread. Fabric is a beautiful medium weight natural Linen.
Instructor: Jennifer Serr
$100

Times and Dates

10am-2pm
Sunday March 9th
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Spring Holiday Sewing for your American Girl Doll

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.
$125/per day

Times and Dates

9am-3pm
Friday April 18th
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Sewing for your American Girl or 18" Doll - Fashion Camp for Summer 2014

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 work with 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! Matching Girl sized patterns available for purchase as well (Bonjour Teaspoon Collection only). Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring lunch.
Location: The Sewing Room - 2434 Webb Avenue, Alameda
$425 Before February 28th
$475 After February 28th

Time and Dates

9am-3pm
Monday - Friday
June 23rd - 27th 2014
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Fashion Sewing Camp At Rhythmix Cultural Works

Learn to sew, draw, and express yourself through fashion! Join us for a week or two of fashion fun. Each child will complete a garment and model it on the runway at the end of the week. We explore different aspects of the design process throughout the week.
Location: Rhythmix Cultural Works - 2513 Blanding Avenue, Alameda
$370 Before February 28th
$390 After February 28th

Time and Dates

9am-3pm
Monday - Friday
July 7th - 11th & July 14th - 18th 2014
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Fashion Show Production!

Students will explore different aspects of producing a fashion show. Over the 5 days they will get expert demonstrations in hair and makeup techniques, learn how to use the sound and light system, coach sewing students on their runway walks, pick out music and set up the show, stage and sets. Students of this camp will actually produce the Finale Fashion Show for the Fashion Sewing Camp on Friday. In addition to all the great instruction and experience, students come away with a special makeup kit and brushes!
Location: Rhythmix Cultural Works - 2513 Blanding Avenue, Alameda
$510 Before February 28th
$550 After February 28th

Times and Dates

9am-3pm
Monday - Friday
July 14th - 18th 2014
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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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Winter Sewing Camp

Students work on a project of their choice while I guide them through the process.
$80/day

Times and Dates

To be announced for 2014
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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