There are a variety of summer sewing options for children in the Santa Barbara area. Be sure to scroll down the entire page to see the classes nearby. Some may be worth the drive. Visit this page for further updates.
Have Fun Sewing Kids’ Camp
Have Fun Sewing Kids’ Camp will teach sewing machine basics and safety while making a simple, fun project in a relaxed and encouraging environment with patient and kid-loving teachers.
The June classes will focus on bags.
July’s focus will be quilted animal pillows (unicorn, cat, bear or hedgehog).
In August, the projects are to be determined.
|Skill Details:||Ages 8 To 13|
|Materials Included:||A Sewing Machine And Basic Sewing Supplies Will Be Provided For Use. Kit Fees To Be Determined.|
|Requirements:||Please Make Sure Your Child Brings A Snack And Bottled Water.|
Grant House Sewing Machines
336-B East Cota Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Little Sewers Summer Camp
Information still to come. See prior years: Little Sewers Summer Camp
Sullivan Sewing School
Summer Sewing Camp
LEARN TO SEW
MT. CARMEL SCHOOL
6/11-12: Learn to Sew
6/17-18: Totes & Backpacks
6/24-25: Ruffled Top
Boys & Girls
Classes run 2 days, 9:00 am – 12 noon
Cost $100/week + materials
Design your own private camp in your home: If the class schedule does not fit your needs, you may alternately schedule private lessons. Add a friend or two to make up your own group lesson and learn what you want.
Sew Much Fun
Boys and girls can learn the safe way to use a sewing machine and develop fine-motor skills and focus as they sew projects such as American Girl Doll clothes, pajama pants, beach bags, ponchos, Scottie dogs, dolphins, cats, travel pillows, and more. Sewing machines will be provided.
K+. Flexible times; call to arrange. $275/six 2-hr classes. Overpass Rd. Call 450-7129 or email HeyPrissy@gmail.com.
Near Santa Barbara
Kids Sewing Camp
3 days, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday June 24, 25, 26 10am-1pm
Fee: $75.00 plus approx $30.00 in materials
Theme: Slumber Party!
Make Pajama Bottoms, Appliqued T-shirt to match, and Pillowcase
Monday, August 5, 10am-1:30pm
Fee: $25.00 plus kit
In this class we will use the Unicorn Panel to create a quilt top. We will be doing the top only, and adult help will be needed to finish at home. We also have a professional quilting option available. Please call for questions. This is a really fun class for kids 8 and up.
Kids need a sewing machine in good working order. We do have a few loaners if necessary, but tell us when you register if you need one. They are limited. Kids need to know how to thread machine. It’s easy, but please show them in advance so they can complete their projects in class.
Roxanne’s A Wish and A Dream
919 Maple Street
Carpinteria, CA 93013
KID SEWING CAMP • Sewing Fun for Kids
July 29 – August 2, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm, Monday – Friday, Kids 10-13 Y.O. $275.00
Indulge your curious, budding seamstress with a week of sewing at Cattywampus and you’re sure to see a passionate maker emerge! The camp will be tailored to your child’s skill level and experience – ranging from total beginners to more advanced sewers. Kids will have the opportunity to select a project, choose the perfect fabric, and make it start-to-finish. Pattern options include bags, pillows, clothes, quilting, and more. Because we will meet every day for a week, the kids will be able to really get into the projects and make a lot. This week-long camp is for kids 10-13 years old. All materials and use of sewing machines are included in the camp fee. Please pack a lunch for your child.
SKILLS LEARNED •
• sewing machine basics
• sewing straight and curved lines
• making button holes
• sewing zippers
• following a pattern
All materials are included in the class fee. Kids are welcome to bring their own sewing machine or use the Cattywampus machines.
• 4 hours per day x 5 days
TEACHER • Denise Thomas is the former Home Economics teacher from Ojai’s Matilija Junior High. She has a real passion for teaching and all things sewing, plus Denise is great with teaching kids and adults. Her patience and enthusiasm will have you laughing, learning, and enjoying making.
209 W Ojai Ave
Ojai, CA 93023
Kids Summer Break Week Long Quilt Camp
Kids will —
— Learn how to use a sewing machine
— Make a large throw-sized quilt from start to finish
— Quilt their masterpiece on a Longarm Quilting Machine
— Lunches included — homemade quesadillas using aluminum foil and a pressing iron
Skill Details:Beginner to advanced
Price does not include sewing materials or supplies
Requirements:All students should have basic sewing supplies — fabric scissors, and paper scissors, long pins, thread, seam ripper and sewing machine. If you do not have a sewing machine, please let us know — we may have one to loan.
Instructor Name:Dawn Farrier
Price does not include sewing supplies, (Supplies usually run about $150), Lunch is included
|Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm|
Tue, Jun 11, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
|Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm|
Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thu, Aug 1, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Fri, Aug 2, 2019 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Creation Station Fabric and Quilt Shop
252 East Hwy 246, Unit A
Buellton, CA 93427
Kid’s Beginning Sewing
A small class designed especially for kids! Recommended for ages 10+. Small class size means personal instruction. Students will learn basic sewing skills, both machine and hand. They will receive instruction on sewing and finishing. They will work on a special project designed just for them.
Jul 08, 2019 09:00 am
Cost: $ FREE
Teaching the next generation to sew!
|Skill Details:||Beginner Age 10+|
|Materials Included:||Sewing Supplies Will Be Provided. Students Will Pick Out Fabric During Class.|
|Requirements:||Please Call The Shop To Sign Up!|
Old Town Quilt Shop
165 A Clark Avenue
Orcutt, CA 93455
This is a partial listing. If you know of another camp or you teach one, Email Me!