Youth Programs

Summer 2020 Kids Textile Camps

Sample Week (Sewing and Knitting)

Level: Open to kids ages 8-17

 

Cost: $275, plus $10 fee for materials. 

Before and after child care may be arranged for an additional cost. Students bring their own lunch.

 

When: These week-long camps run 9:00 am-4:00 pm Monday through Friday June 15-19 (FULL), or  August 24-28 (FULL).

Touch on many aspects of the textile arts with a focus on sewing and knitting. Students will have the opportunity to complete a knitting and a sewing project. A more-relaxed class to introduce kids to world of textiles and have the opportunity to try it out. 

Sew Much Fun (First-Timer Sewing)

Level: Open to kids ages 8-17

 

Cost: $275, plus $25.00 for fabric (acquired on a field trip) because half the fun of sewing is shopping for fabric!  Before and after child care may be arranged for an additional cost. Students bring their own lunch.

 

When: These week-long camps run 9:00 am-4:00 pm Monday through Friday July 6-10, (FULL) or  August 10-14.

Have fun learning how to sew. Learn about your machine, discover different stitches, how to read and cut out patterns. Students will complete two projects. Learn basics sewing skills. 

Sewing Daily

Level: Open to kids ages 8-17

 

Cost: $285, or $75 a day. Before and after child care may be arranged for an additional cost. Students bring their own lunch.

 

When: These week-long camps run 9:00 am-4:00 pm Monday through Friday June 29 - July 3 (FULL)

Daily workshops with a new, small project for each day. All levels of sewers will enjoy playing with fiber. Sign up for the whole week or just the days you want. Learn some basic how-to sew skills and have fun creating.

Makers Camp

​Makers camp:  CANCELLED.  We regret that will not be able to offer this camp this summer.  Please consider our other camps and we have added a week of half-day camps August 3-7.   Given the small class size we will be able to tailor any camp to the student’s skills

Half-Day Hand Made

Level: Open to kids ages 8-17

Cost:

$150 covers all supplies. Students bring their own snack

When: Week long, half-day camps 9 - 12 noon Monday through Friday August 3rd - 7th

This camp is a great opportunity for kids to begin to explore the world of fiber work.  Small projects presented each day with access to all the fun materials in our studio!

Sewing: The Next Steps

Level: Open to kids ages 8-17

 

Cost: $275, plus $35.00 for our fabric shopping trip.  Before and after child care may be arranged for an additional cost. Students bring their own lunch.

 

When: These week-long camps run 9:00 am-4:00 pm Monday through Friday June 22-26, or July 13-17, or August 17-21

 

Now that you understand the basics of sewing, let's take the next steps! In this camp, we will expand your sewing skills: continue to learn pattern reading and lay out, improve on straight line stitches, hemming, setting in sleeves, and more. Students will complete a garment and we will have a variety of patterns from which students may choose. Perfect for anyone who’s taken our sewing workshops or has worked with a pattern to make a garment.

Other Kids Programming

Costume 101 - Cosplay

Planet Homeschool - Fall 2020

Cost: $150

When: Fall 2020

Anime, Manga, Cartoons, Comics, TV, and Video Games. In this class you will develop the skills  to take your drawings from paper to reality!  Learn about fabric, material, the best tools to use,  and basic sewing skills.

Birthday Party! Kids In Stitches

Level: for children ages 8-17

Cost: $150 up to 5 children and $35 per additional child (for a 2.5-hour party). Limit of seven children ages 8-17.

Our fiber birthday parties are a fun and creative way for kids to celebrate their day with friends. Prior to the event, the birthday child chooses one of our many different textile projects which they all will make at our studio. The Fiber Works MPLS studio is loaded with all the materials needed to fuel their imaginations and keep their hands engaged. Each child will leave with a piece uniquely their own. Sewing time is about 1.5 hours with about 50 minutes available for cake and fun chatter. We are located right next to Carma Coffee, so if parents choose to stay, they have a place to relax while we get to work.

 

Family provides cake, juice, any other food stuff, and any additional decorations.  We provide the plates, cups, and utensils.

Fiber Works MPLS is a NE Minneapolis community textile/fiber junction offering workshops in sewing & knitting for children and adults.  Sharing a love of the fiber arts.

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