Kids Sewing Course – After School

Wednesday 22 August, 2018
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Teacher: Jen Skedd
Suitable for: Children aged 8-12. Beginner level

Price: £60

This Kids Sewing Course level 1 will teach your child to use a sewing machine, safely and confidently. And they will make some easy sewing projects like bunting and a tote bag.

At age 8-12, children have the mental capacity to learn the basic concepts and sufficient manual dexterity to operate a sewing machine. It’s actually the perfect age at which to learn. Sewing is an ideal creative activity for children. It develops their manual dexterity, hand/eye co-ordination, and encourages focus and concentration. Completing a sewing project from start to finish fosters a sense of accomplishment that can boost a child’s morale and self-confidence. And it’s really great fun! Plus it gives them a huge sense of achievement and self-worth.

Because they’re having such a great time, they don’t actually realise how many valuable sewing skills they are learning which will stay with them for life.

Who is this aimed at?

Beginners aged 8-12 years. (Younger children will be considered). They must be able to reach the floor when sitting at a table 74cm in height (approx standard desk height)

Must be booked in advance at : https://www.artisanstitch.co.uk/event/kids-sewing-course-level-1-4/

Taught by a lifelong sewist (since age 7) and degree-trained textile designer. Full PVG certificate.

Location

Studio 6.03A St Margaret's House,
Sixth Floor
St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road

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