Summer Camps 2020

Age groups for summer camps include kids 7-11 and teens 12+

Get creative this summer! Summer sewing camps will be offered online for the first 4 camps.

We will resume in-person classes in the studio for Camp #5!  Camp price includes patterns and materials needed to complete all class projects.



Call Me Pouch, June 9 - 11 (3-day camp)

4.5 hours total - $120

2 Sessions offered: 10:30 am - 12 pm OR 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Keep everything handy in this lightweight bag. I love this bag! Use the vinyl pocket in front to hold a name tag or ID card . . . or just a shopping list. Carry cash in the zippered fabric pocket. Tuck a cell phone into the mesh pocket on back for easy access.

CAMP #2/am


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Skipper Shorts, June 15 - 19 (5-day camp)

7.5 total hours - $150

10:30 am - 12 pm 

Short-length overalls with slash pockets, contoured waistband, and adjustable straps. We will be making these overall shorts in lightweight summer cotton and use buttons and buttonhole to attach straps to the bib, to create a more summertime pattern.

CAMP #2/pm


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MEOW PILLOW SET, June 15 - 17 (3-day camp) 

4.5 hours total - $120

1:00 - 2:30 pm 

Inspired by pet lovers and things furry everywhere, Meow Meow celebrates the mischievous feline. The pink, blue, and gold color palette will delight boys and girls, young and old.  Cut and sew panel makes 2 large cats and 2 kittens.



July 4th banner, June 22 - 24 (3-day camp) 

4.5 hours total - $100

(2 class times offered)

10- 11:30 am or 1 - 2:30 pm 

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Get ready to celebrate the fourth! This is a great project for beginners. Learn to sew straight lines and pivot at corners. Attach a ribbon to hold all your pieces together. Hang outside or inside for a fun holiday decoration.



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Donovan Skirt, June 29-July 2 (4-day camp)

6 hours total - $150

1 - 2:30 pm

We are always on the lookout for unique, and easy-to-follow independent pattern designers. The Donovan Skirt by Anna Allen is a great, summer skirt with pockets! This would look great in lightweight chambray or double gauze fabric. The perfect skirt for hot weather.

In Studio Summer Camps Begin!



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July 6-9, 9-12 pm (4 day/12 hours/$240)

Animal Pillows and matching pajama set

We are so excited that one of our favorite designers is making these fabulous, pre-designed, panels just for kids! Cut Sew Create by Stacy Iest Hsu, are ready to cut! You'll have the cutest pillows for your favorite reading spot in no time! Each Cut Sew Create kit has skill-building levels from beginner to intermediate to advanced. This beginner kit is made of 100% cotton and makes three pillows - unicorn, llama, and sloth.

The second part of camp this week will be making a pair of comfy pajama shorts and top to match.


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July 6-9, 1-4 pm (4 day/12 hours/$240)

Tilly and the Buttons Miette Skirt and Knit Top

Another one of our favorite designers is Tilly and the Buttons! Tilly is a London based pattern maker and designer. Her patterns are easy to follow and versatile. The Meille Skirt is a wrap-around skirt with pockets!

Tilly is also known for her knit patterns. We will be creating a perfect knit top to coordinate.


July 14- 17, 9 am - 12 pm (4 day/12 hours/ $240)

Do you have an 18” doll? Join us for a week of fun! We’ll assemble a wooden doll bed, paint and decoupage it and create a comforter and pillows to match! Bring your doll to camp this week.

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July 14 - 17, 1 pm - 4 pm (4 day/12 hours/ $240)
Dragonfly Wings, Large and Small...

Inspired by magical adventures and mystical fairy-tale worlds, these beautiful wings are soft, durable, and ready to keep up with their imagination. Australian Design Company, Twig and Tale create amazing designs and patterns. You pick out the fabric and coordinate your unique design and no two will be alike!


July 20 - 22, 9 am - 12 pm (3 day/9 hours/ $180)
Driftwood Blouse

Loose and casual - the Driftwood Blouse is made for summertime. It's breezy and flowing, the fit is easy but refined, with lots of detail, and can be made in various styles to put your own unique touch.

CAMP #10

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July 20 - 22, 1 - 4 pm (3 day/9 hours/ $180)
Yanta Overalls

We LOVE these overalls! They are fun to make and you can really add your design to them by your fabric choice and add funky details like different colored patch pockets.

CAMP #11

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July 28 - 29, 10 am - 1 pm (2 day/6 hours/$120)
Just In Case

This folding organizer features two inner pockets made from mesh and vinyl for easy visibility of contents. Each pocket has a zipper closure — no need to worry about things falling out! An invisible magnetic snap closes the bag beautifully.

Finished size is 10½"W x 8"H x ½" D and can hold arts and crafts supplies, make-up, or any other cool collections!



CAMP #12

August 11 - 14, 9 am - 12 pm (4 day/12 hours/$240.)
Back-to-school Backpack and name tag!

Get ready for the new school year with your very own, one-of-a-kind, backpack! You will learn how to work with multiple layers of fabric, work with a zipper foot to set in a zipper pocket and work with D-rings, handle slides and a swivel hook for your name tag. 



CAMP #13

August 11 - 14, 1 - 4 pm (4 day/12 hours/$240.)
Perfect Poppy Dress

Ease into the end of summer by making this gorgeous, easy-to-wear Poppy Dress by Fashion Kit. Make it unique by adding piping to the bodice and coordinating fabric straps.



August 17 - 18, 10 am - 1 pm (2 day/6 hours/$175.)
DIY Make-up BAG at Common Thread and

Mini Makeup Lesson and Lipgloss Making at

Tina G Cosmetics!! This is going to be FUN!




Tina G of Tina G Cosmetics and Yvonne C of Common Thread are partnering up to bring you a unique Summer Camp experience! The first day of Camp #14 will be at the studio creating a gorgeous makeup bag. The second day, we will meet back at the studio to put the finishing touches on our bags and then walk down to the Claremont Village to meet with Tina G at her beautiful makeup studio! Students will have a mini makeup lesson w/ make & take custom lipgloss!

Please bring a lunch or snack each day and an extra "field trip" waiver will need to be signed. Parents are welcome to join us on our walk to the Village.


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218 West Foothill Blvd. Claremont, CA 91711

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