Workshops for Kids  & Adults

 

Kids’ Workshops




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Afterschool Workshop Gallery


April Full Tuesday Afterschool Sewing      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.



April Full Thursday Afterschool Sewing     

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.


Wednesday Afterschool Sewing 3:30-5pm

Ages: 6+

Students 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



April FULL
Friday Afterschool Workshops 3:15-4:45

Ages: 6+     

Friday Afterschool Workshop projects are designed to be age appropriate for 1st-6th grade. 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.




Our fall Afterschool Workshop is learning about 20th Century artists, Paul Klee, Georgia O’Keef & Marc Chagall, painting in their styles in a journal and on cloth that becomes a quilt....here’s the very first finished quilt.



April FULL

Saturday Sewing 9:30am - 11:30am

And Private Lessons

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

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.




Saturday Knitting Club

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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Extreme Knitting

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. Group workshops are $250 for up to 10 participants.






Saturday Knitting Club is kids and adults!

We recommend knitting for students 7-adult

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!