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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Kids 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. Light snacks are provided.

 

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

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!

 

When: These week-long camps run 9:00 am-4:00 pm Monday through Friday. June 6-10, 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. Light snacks are provided.

 

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

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

Level: Open to kids ages 8-17

Cost: 

$300 to cover the visiting artists instructors.

When: July 27-31

5 different projects; 5 different instructors

More details coming soon!

Sewing: The Next Steps

Level: Open to kids ages 8-17

 

Cost: $275, plus $25.00 for our fabric shopping trip.  Before and after child care may be arranged for an additional cost. Students bring their own lunch. Light snacks are provided.

 

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

Spring Break 2020

April break cancelled

Level: Open to kids ages 8-17 

 

Cost: $275 for all 5 days or $75 a day(March break); $190 for all 3 days or $75 a day (April break)

 

When: 9:00 am-4:00 pm, March 9-13 (Yinghua Spring Break); 9:00 am-4:00 pm, April 3-5 (Minneapolis Public Schools Spring Break)

 

Enhance your child's spring break with this inspired, 3-day workshop! The project is yet to be determined but we will come up with a fun one with some new twists to enhance the sewing skills. A field trip to Knit and Bolt on Johnson St. is planned which will give the students the opportunity to select fabric of their choice. Before the workshop week is over there will be time for free sewing. So bring your creative spirit!

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.