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Youth LEARN TO SEW Series - Level 3

This is a kid-friendly, gender-neutral program that provides the necessary foundation in basic sewing skills and equipment usage.  The program is designed to keep the participants engaged through a series of fun & easy-to-complete projects. 

This is the 3rd level consisting of four classes.

Sewing machines and all project materials included!  Students will have the opportunity to pick out their fabric for the various projects:
Class 1: Make a lined tote bag!
Class 2: Learn tomake a drawstring backpack
Class 3: Sewing curves and make straps while constructing a lined Apron
Class 4:Make a zippered pouch

The course is offered for ages 7 thru 13, and limited to 6 participants.  Please note 15 minutes is scheduled at the start and finish of each class for settling in (hanging up coats, chatting, checking out the shop, visiting with Tucker the staff dog) and workspace prep/clean-up!

If the participant has a sewing machine please bring it to become familiar with it - make sure the machine has been recently serviced and in good working order; otherwise sewing machines are supplied.
A sewing kit will be required, consisting of:
  • fabric scissors
  • straight pins
  • seam ripper
  • 2 fabric markers - one for light fabrics, one for dark fabrics
  • sewing gauge
Most of these items are available in our shop & students will receive a 15% discount on all purchases related to their class.

All workshop participants are required to sign a waiver prior to the workshop. The entire waiver can be viewed at the bottom of our classes page. (East Coast Quilt Co. Workshop Waiver)

If you cannot attend a class and it is 7 or more days before class, you will receive a store credit for 75% of the value of the class with a 30-day expiry date. If you cancel less than 7 days before class, you will NOT receive a refund or store credit. No credit or refund will be given for a "no show" in class regardless of reason. So please ensure that you are able to attend before signing up. East Coast Quilt Co reserves the right to cancel classes/events for any reason. If this happens, you will be refunded your full class fee.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Level 1 and 2 of the Youth LEARN TO SEW Series are a pre-requisite.
Materials Included: Sewing machines & all materials included
Instructor: Katie Harrison
Instructor Bio: Katie Harrison is a teacher, outdoor educator, and fiber artist who lives in St. John's with her husband and three cats. Over the last decade, Katie has dabbled in cross stitch, embroidery, needle felting, knitting, sewing, and quilting. She enjoys taking on large creative projects, most notably the quilted portrait of Dr. Janice Fitzgerald. Katie loves sharing her passion for fiber art with others and is pleased to be debuting as a sewing instructor at ECQC. You can follow her creative endeavours on Instagram @KatieGraceHandmade

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.