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Registration for Fall 2017 Kids-Sewing Classes is OPEN!

Registration for our fall fashion/sewing classes for kids is OPEN!

The Creativity Shell is a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization on a mission to use creative trades to educate and inspire the next generation of makers. Our organization teaches sewing/textile arts classes to students in public libraries, schools and shelters that rescue children from homelessness and human trafficking. Sewing/textile arts classes are designed to educate and inspire children by teaching them essential life and practical skills.

The sewing/textile arts programs taught by the Creativity Shell are customized and structured based on the age, location and size of the class we are working with. Structured programs are designed to give confidence to the students. On the first day of class, students are usually able to finish a project and take it home. After the first month of instant gratification, students are weaned off simple projects and gradually begin receiving bigger and more complicated projects to work on. By the time the students are enrolled in their second month of our programs, their confidence in using the machine and making small items encourages them to have patience for larger more complicated items.

Some of the new classes you will see at the Creativity Shell this fall are:

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Beginning Sewing 101: This class is designed to teach students how to thread a needle, hand sew objects through a guided path, and learn to sew some special embroidery stitches. The students in this class will learn to add objects such as patches and appliqués to clothing such as t-shirts, socks and skirts. This is a wonderful class for students that have a wild imagination because they can wear some of the items they are creating.

Days: Monday’s, Wednesday’s or Friday’s
Time: 4PM – 5PM
Ages: 5+
Price: $160 for 14-Classes or $45 x 4 payments (September, October 1, November 1  & December 1)
Materials/Supplies: Included!
Register Monday:
 Monday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Register Wednesday: Wednesday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Register Friday:Friday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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Days: Wednesday’s
Time: 5PM – 6PM
Ages: 5+
Price: $160 for 14-Classes or $45 x 4 payments (September, October 1, November 1  & December 1)
Register Wednesday: Wednesday 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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Fashion 101: At this stage students will already be familiar with the sewing machine. We will introduce them to other sewing machines such as the serger and embroidery machines. They will learn to: serge ends of fabrics, serge fabrics together and embroider basic designs onto clothing. Students will also be introduced to block patterns and will learn some basic drafting techniques and cutting block patterns, sewing block patterns together, serge finished pieces together. ** In this class, students will learn to make their own clothing, accessories and other wearable garments.

Days: Monday’s or Friday’s
Time: 5PM – 6PM
Ages: 7+
Price: $160 for 14-Classes or $45 x 4 payments (September, October 1, November 1  & December 1)
Materials/Supplies: Included!
Register Monday: Monday 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Register Wednesday: Wednesday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Register Friday:Friday 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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Toy Making:
 In our continued effort to find creative ways to educate and inspire the next generation of makers, the Creativity Shell is excited to announce the addition of a full time “Toy Making” class! Students in this class will learn to make toys using fabric, wood, metal, screws, paint, springs and other unique items! Students in this class will also work on a philanthropy project at the end of the semester where they will make a special toy to donate to other children in need.

Days: Wednesday’s
Time: 5PM – 6PM
Ages: 5+
Price: $160 for 14-Classes or $45 x 4 payments (September, October 1, November 1  & December 1)
Materials/Supplies: Included!
Register: Wednesday 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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Adult Sewing (Sewcial):
 The Creativity Shell sewing/textile arts classes for adults will range from beginner sewing classes to advanced depending on the skill level of each person. Adult learners will get the opportunity to sew/create with other adults in a creative and sewcial environment!  Each week, we will work on a variety of different sewing projects.

Days: Tuesday’s or Thursdays (Brighton Community Catalogue Enrollment_
Wednesday’s: Wednesday 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM or Wednesday 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Ages: We never ask unless it’s your birthday!
Price: $160 for 14-Classes or $45 x 4 payments (September, October 1, November 1  & December 1)
Materials/Supplies: Included!
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Fashion/Up-Cycling: This is a great class that will teach students how to make something new out of old items.  This class will also help students learn to alter clothing.

Days: Monday’s
Time: 6PM – 7PM
Ages: 7+
Price: $160 for 14-Classes or $45 x 4 payments (September, October 1, November 1  & December 1)
Register: Monday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Materials/Supplies: Included!

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Please join us on Friday Nights for a Night of Fashion Designer Fun!
This fashion class will learn to design and sew clothing they can wear. Students in this class can qualify to have their designs shown in the annual Creativity Shell Fasion Show (Creativity Rocks!) in Houston!

Dates: Friday’s
Time: 6PM – 7PM
Ages: 8+
Price: $160 for 14-Classes or $45 x 4 payments (September, October 1, November 1  & December 1)
Materials/Supplies: Included!
Register: Friday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

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Supporting a great cause!

Proceeds from the adult sewing class will help the Creativity Shell to provide public sewing classes in public libraries, schools and shelters that rescue children from homelessness and human trafficking!

For a list of all of our fall 2017 classes, please click here: http://app.mainstreetsites.com/dmn3900/classes.aspx

 


Comments (2)

  • I teach knitting. Are you interested in holding a class in That? Where are you located in twelve corners. I have done kids classes before through Brighton rec. and summer arts.


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