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5th Annual Girl's Sewing Camp Recap

on July 07, 2021

"Life is Sew Good"

This summer we were ready for some fun, so we decided to do the biggest Girl's Sewing Camp yet! We hosted 88 girls, over 5 weeks. We were thankful to have renovated and updated our side space where we held camp last year, to allow for more girls to attend this year! We loved welcoming back faces from year's past and introducing ourselves to new girls who were attending for the first time.

The first 4 weeks were designated for sewers to learn or re-learn their machines and the basics of sewing and the 5th and final week was for intermediate/advanced sewers. The intermediate/advanced sewers worked on the same projects, but with a slightly more difficult design.  

Throughout the week the girls worked on and completed 3 projects: a pencil skirt, crossbody bag, and a sunglasses pouch. It was fun to watch them complete each project and we enjoyed seeing them show off their completed products to their family and friends on the final day of camp at the showcase.

This camp is one of our yearly fundraisers. It not only is meant to teach the skill of sewing to young girls in our community, but through doing so, empower them to believe in themselves and encourage them to try new things. We want every girl in our community to believe in themselves and their abilities and we look forward to continue to do so through more events in the future. 

We could not have made it through these 5 weeks without our amazing volunteers and staff and are so thankful to them for volunteering their time to help us support, nurture and empower young girls in our community. 

We often have parents and community members ask if we can offer more classes and events throughout the school year and we are excited to announce a few opportunities happening throughout the year! 

 Upcoming Sewing Events & Classes

Girl's Back to School Sewing Soirée - July 17th, 9 am - 12 pm

Women's Sewing Classes
     First Class - Monday, September 6, 6-8 pm
     Second Class - Monday, September 13, 6-8 pm
     Third Class - Monday, September 20, 6-8 pm
     Last Class - Monday, September 27, 6-8 pm

Girl's Holiday Sewing Soirée - November 13, 9 am - 12 pm

SAVE THE DATES: Girl's Sewing Camp 2022
     May 31 – June 3
     June 7 – June 10
     June 14 – June 17
     June 21 – June 24
     June 28 – July 1
*Weeks that are Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced TBD
For more information and to register online click below: 
 

 

We're looking forward to expanding these camps and classes in the future. If you want to be sure to get all the news about our upcoming events, be sure to sign up for our email newsletter at the bottom of our home page here!

 

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