Brooklyn Stitchery offers teen sewing classes. Whether your teen has never sewn before or is getting ready to study fashion Brooklyn Stitchery can teach teens to sew.

Our Summer schedule is here!

Here is our summer schedule for workshops for children and teens. We will be offering patternmaking workshops for tweens and teens and sewing classes for children to teens. Workshops fill up quickly so we suggest that you register early.  Sign up for our email list to get updates for our future class schedules.

Children’s / Teen’s Summer Workshops:

 

Sewing Workshops:

(ages 8 and up beginner to intermediate)

This is a guided class structure where children create projects such as basic skirts, shorts, tops or dresses as well as accessories. We let the child pick the project based on their sewing level. They will learn basic skills of pattern placement, cutting and pinning as well as machine sewing. If your child is a beginner, we will teach them how to use the sewing machine while they make their cross body bag. All materials needed for the class are included in the cost of each 3 hour workshop. These workshops are small and limited to 6 students. You can choose the dates for the workshops that will work for you or you can register for a week’s worth of workshops.

TUESDAY – THURSDAY WORKSHOPS:

2:00 – 5:00

Week 1:    July 11th, 12th & 13th     (3 spaces available)

Week 2:    July 18th, 19th & 20th    (4 spaces available)

Week 3:    July 25th, 26th & 27th    (5 spaces available)

Week 4:    August 1st, 2nd & 3rd     (6 spaces available)

Week 5:    August 8th, 9th & 10th   (3 spaces available)

Week 6:   August 15th, 16th & 17th  (6 spaces available)

COST: 

$100 per workshop | $285 for 1 week | $540 for 2 weeks

 

Tween’s and Teen’s Patternmaking Workshops:

(ages 12 and up – sewing experience required)

In these workshops your child will make a simple blouse or skirt by first making their own pattern. We will offer up to 5 styles to choose from in each the skirt or the blouse that your child can pick from. Then we will teach them how to manipulate a basic skirt or blouse “sloper” pattern to achieve the style that they chose. Once their pattern is made, they will choose their fabric and sew their garment together. All materials needed for the class are included in the cost of each week of workshops. These workshops are small and limited to 3 students.

TUESDAY – THURSDAY WORKSHOPS:

2:00 – 5:00

Skirt – Week 1:    July 11th, 12th & 13th     (3 spaces available)

Blouse – Week 2:    July 18th, 19th & 20th    (3 spaces available)

Skirt – Week 3:    July 25th, 26th & 27th    (3 spaces available)

Blouse – Week 4:    August 1st, 2nd & 3rd     (3 spaces available)

COST: 

$285 for 1 week | $540 for 2 weeks

 

Tween’s and Teen’s Fashion Club

(ages 12 and up – intermediate)

This is a structured class where they will make a garment from either a commercial pattern or one of our patterns like pajama pants, a top, a skirt or a dress. If working from a commercial pattern, they will learn how to read pattern instructions while advancing their sewing skills on the machine. All materials needed for the class are included in the cost of each workshop. These classes run every week after school and are ongoing until June. If you need to miss a class you must let us know in advance. Make-ups can either be scheduled during another class time if we have availability or rolled over to another session. Classes are small and have 3 student to 1 teacher ratio with 9 students max.

WEDNESDAYS (starting Sept. 13th)

3:30 – 5:00

 

FRIDAYS (starting Sept. 15th)

5:00 – 6:30

COST:

$180  for 4 classes

 

Children’s / Teen Sewing Workshop:

(ages 8 and up –  beginner to intermediate)

This workshop is the next step up from the beginner workshop (listed below).  Your child will continue improving their sewing skills by making an easy garment or accessory from our pattern collection. They will choose their fabric, pin and cut the pattern pieces and then they will be using the straight stitch and serger machines to sew their project. This is a 3 hour workshop which includes all materials needed to complete their project. Classes are limited to 6 students.

SATURDAY WORKSHOP:

Will start up again in September. See our summer schedule above.

COST:

$100 for a 3 hour workshop

 

Children’s / Teen’s Beginner Workshop

(ages 8 and up – beginner)

In this workshop your child will learn to use the sewing machine, basic cutting and pinning by making a small crossbody bag. This is a 3 hour workshop which includes all materials needed to complete their project. Classes are limited to 6 students.

SATURDAY WORKSHOP:

Will start up again in September. See our summer schedule above!

COST:

$100 for a 3 hour workshop

PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS CLASS.