Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab
Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab

Learn to Sew

Want to learn how to sew? In this camp, beginners will learn the basics of sewing, using various materials and fasteners. Projects include drawstring pouches, a simple wallet, and a grand finale of an insulated lunchbox! Participants will also learn how to personalize their sewing projects using digital embroidery machines. Materials we will be working with include snaps, Velcro, stabilizer, and zippers. No previous sewing experience required.

Learning Process and Outcomes

Basic operation of sewing and embroidery machines, using 2d patterns for 3d objects

Take-Home Creations

Pouches, pillows, wallets, lunchbox

Please fill out and bring signed forms with you on the first day of camp OR just email us us the forms in advance. We will provide participants with a snack each day and a water bottle for the week.

Prerequisites: None
Difficulty: Easy
Required Ages: 9+>
Required # of Participants: 4 – 12
Dates / Times:
June 13 – 17 | 1pm – 4pm (Full -> Waitlist)
July 25 – 29 | 1pm – 4pm (NEW!)
Cost: $120

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