Fashion Design "Flirty Shirty"

Monday

Projects:

Skirt

Top

Fringed Bag

Mask

Accessories

GENERAL SUPPLIES PROVIDED BY SEW HAPPY:

  • Sharp scissors

  • 2 Needles #6

  • 1 Embroidery Needle 

  • 3 Needle threaders

  • Pincushion

  • 20 Pins

  • 2 Spools of thread

  • Seam ripper

  • Thimble

  • Measuring Tape

  • Masking Tape

  • Frixion Marker

  • Garbage bag (1 black, 1 purple)

  • 8 yards pink tulle

  • White t-shirt

  • Navy t-shirt

  • Pink t-shirt

SUPPLIES PROVIDED BY CAMPER:

  • Full size mannequin

  • Markers or Colored Pencils

  • Sharpies

  • Fabric Markers

 

Schedule

9.45am BE READY

  • Be ready for start of camp

  • Enter Zoom meeting

  • Be wearing your headset and test the microphone

  • Have participants/campers on mute

  • Have samples ready to show during Meet 'n' Greet

  • Have materials ready for demonstration if needed

  • Have water close by

  • Have camper info in case you need to contact a parent by phone

 

 

10am MEET 'n' GREET (20 Mins)

  1. Greet campers whilst waiting for everyone to join.

  2. Have campers start on their Welcome Activity: Start filling out the questions on the t-shirt.

  3. Introduce yourself and tell the campers a little bit about you including your sewing experience.

  4. Mute ALL campers then unmute each camper one at a time as you go around the "room" and ask everyone to say their name and an interesting fact you (the instructor) choose.

SUGGESTION: Your name and favorite TV show

NOTE: If you can get the kids interacting at this point, great but you can do that tomorrow after everyone gets more comfortable.

10.20am GOALS (10 Mins)

  • With campers muted:

    • Introduce camp projects

      • Show samples of each item​

      • Explain goals for the week

      • and goals for today

    • CAMP GUIDELINES

10.30am COLD SHOULDER T-SHIRT DESIGN (30 Mins)

Sneaker Design

Supplies needed: Bag labelled "Cold Shoulder T-Shirt Design"

Pencil

Markers, colored pencils or sharpies

11am 15 MINUTE BREAK (Use this time to help anyone catch up)

11.15am MAKE COLD SHOULDER T-SHIRT (45 Mins)

  • Supplies needed: Pink T-shirt (supplied by us), scissors, frixion marker

 

  • VIDEO Cold Shoulder T-shirt

 

 

 

 

If campers finish early they can color on one of the coloring sheets

 

12PM LUNCH BREAK

 

1pm SEWING BASICS (50 Mins)

Supplies needed: pincushion, needle threader, scissors, needle and thread

  • VIDEO "How To Thread A Needle"

  • Campers: practice threading needle​​

  • VIDEO "How To Tie A Knot"

  • Campers: practice tying a knot

 

 

  • VIDEO "Straight Stitch"

  • Use threaded and knotted needle

  • Campers: practice straight stitch

  • VIDEO "Lock Stitch"

  • Campers: practice lock stitch

Note: Experienced sewers can do this activity (Only if we know they are experienced, otherwise they should work on thie practice piece bookmark)

1.50pm 15 MINUTE BREAK (use this time to help anyone if needed)

 

2.05pm FASHION CHALLENGE (30 Mins)

  • Supplies needed: Mannequin, tulle, pink t-shirt, pins

  • VIDEO: Demo of draping tulle

  • FASHION CHALLENGE

  • Campers who finish early should work on coloring sheet

 

2.35pm WIND DOWN (25 Mins)

  • Clean up

  • Prepare for tomorrow

  • Show 'n' tell (Instructor should do today and plan what campers bring for show 'n' tell tomorrow)

  • If time - campers share "what I liked about camp today..."

3pm END OF DAY

  • End Zoom meeting - do not leave open

  • Make sure you are prepared for tomorrow

      Goals for today

  • To learn how to thread a needle, tie a knot, straight stitch and lock stitch

  • To make cold shoulder a t-shirt

      Goals for the week

  • To learn how to hand sew

  • To re-purpose t-shirts in to a top, bag, skirt, fashion mask, and accessories

  • To learn about fashion design

  • To have fun and to make new "virtual" friends

How To Thread A Needle
How To Tie A Knot
Cold Shoulder T-Shirt
Straight Stitch
Lock Stitch
Draping Tulle

What to bring for Show 'n' Tell tomorrow:

Something you'd like to share with the group

Fashion Challenge:

Use draping technique with tulle and pins to create a party dress for a special occasion. Do not cut the tulle.

optional: use pink t-shirt

POCKETS 1
POCKETS 2
POCKETS 3
How To Cut Fabric

USE THESE QUESTIONS WHEN CAMPERS FINISH EARLY OR THEY NEED A FUN BREAK!

Extra Videos You May Need To Access

Whip Stitch
How To Untangle A Knot
How To Thread A Needle
Straight Stitch
How To Tie A Knot
Lock Stitch
Sewing A Button

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