Workshops for Kids  & Adults

 

Kids’ Workshops

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NEW Fall 2017:: Monday Sew Adorable   

3:30-5pm Ages: 6+

Students 6-7 will begin by learning hand sewing.

Students 8+ will master the use of a simple needle & thread as well as learn how to run a machine. Various hand stitches are taught along with machine techniques to develop well-rounded sewing students. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER



Tuesday Sew Smart     

3:30-5pm Ages: 6+

Students 6-7 will begin by learning hand sewing.

Students 8+ will master the use of a simple needle & thread as well as learn how to run a machine. Various hand stitches are taught along with machine techniques to develop well-rounded sewing students They will make a wide variety of whimsical and useful projects.

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Wednesday Fashionistas

In OCTOBER, we’ll help you design your Halloween costume if you like!
3:30-5pm Ages: 10+ (9+ w/ previous sewing classes)

This sewing class will focus on creating garments from a pattern. Instructors will teach the tips and tricks of fitting, putting in zippers, snaps, buttons and everything it takes to make a garment look good. Students will be proud to wear what they make!  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Thursday Crafternoons 3:15-4:45

Ages: ENTERING 1ST-NEW 3RD GRADE     

Friday Afterschool Workshop projects are designed to be age appropriate for 1st-3rd graders. We teach a wide variety of skills such as sewing, paper & fiber arts, knitting, building with small hand tools and art appreciation. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER



Friday Crafternoons 3:15-4:45

October Full

Ages: (returning 3RD) 4th - 6TH GRADE     

Friday projects are designed to be age appropriate for 3RD-6TH graders. We teach a wide variety of skills such as sewing, paper & fiber arts, knitting, building with small hand tools and art appreciation.

PLEASE NOTE: Our Friday workshop will follow the District 90 schedule. Watch email for schedule details when there is early dismissal or a Friday off.


Afterschool Workshops in Oak Park

Tuesday: Hatch

Wednesday: Irving

Thursday: Lincoln

Contact your PTO to register.




Saturday Sew Amazing 8-Adult

9:30am - 11:30am

Ages: 8-Adults Cost  $150 for 4-week session

We welcome Parents to sew with their children! Just register for 2 and a discount will be applied.

Get going with the basics! Even if you’ve never sewn before, you’ll have success right from the start. At the first session, beginners learn hand sewing and then progress to learning to thread and operate a sewing machine! This class teaches traditional sewing skills (consistent seams, stitching curves, reading and cutting out patterns, and making buttonholes). Projects vary according to season and ages of students.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER



Saturday Knitting Club STARTS 10/7

Knitting Club continues throughout the school year until the end of May.

Beginners & Experienced   9:30 - 11:30,

Registration is by the month

$5 materials fee per registration

Knitting Club is designed for beginners and experienced knitters. Those with previous experience will be able to choose from a range of projects according to skill level and interests. Family and friends registering together will receive a reduced fee.

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Saturday Crochet Club STARTS 10/7

Continues throughout the school year

Beginners & Experienced   9:30 - 11:30,

Registration is by the month

$5 materials fee per registration

This workshop is for beginners and experienced crocheters. We’ll focus on AMIGURUMI, a Japanese style of crocheting adorable three dimensional animals and happy, smiling objects. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


 

Adult Workshops



Get a group of friends together to do a workshop..sewing, jewelry, art journals...you pick! And BYOW!

Plan on a 3 hour workshop to have time to just have fun, catch up with friends, escape the routine and create. A 3 hour workshop is $350 for up to 10 participants.




Saturday Knitting Club is kids and adults!

We recommend knitting for students 7+

Knitting Club continues throughout the school year until the end of May.

Beginners & Experienced   9:30 - 11:30

Knitters with previous experience will be able to choose from a range of projects according to skill level.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER






Adults and Kids LOVE making The Little Bits Cottage together. Plan a parent/child workshop with family or friends. It’s SOOOO much fun!







Saturday Sew Amazing 8-Adult

9:30am - 11:30am

Ages: 8-Adults Cost  $150 for 4-week session

We welcome Parents to sew with their children! Just register for 2 and a discount will be applied.

Get going with the basics! Even if you’ve never sewn before, you’ll have success right from the start. At the first session, beginners learn hand sewing and then progress to learning to thread and operate a sewing machine! This class teaches traditional sewing skills (consistent seams, stitching curves, reading and cutting out patterns, and making buttonholes). Projects vary according to season and ages of students.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

NEW THIS FALL: Monday Sew Adorable

Monday Sewing will be for ages 6 and up. The first project will be to create The Princess & the Pea: building a bed, sewing a doll & mattresses and felting a pea!


NEW THIS FALL: Thursday Crafternoons

We will offer a similar program as our beloved Friday Afterschool Workshop on THURSDAYS for ages 1st - 3rd graders (3rd graders who are new to the workshop).

FridayCrafternoons

NEW THIS FALL: Wednesday Fashionistas - Our instructors will help kids design Halloween Costumes in October (totally optional)

Learn to sew garments from patterns


NEW THIS FALL: Crochet Club: Amigurumi Saturdays

This workshop is for beginners and experienced crocheters. We’ll focus on AMIGURUMI, a Japanese style of crocheting adorable three dimensional animals.