Fashion Design "Denim-tastic"

Wednesday

Projects:

Jean Shorts

Fashion Mask

Phone Case

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

  • 2 Skeins Embroidery Floss

  • Seam ripper

  • Thimble

  • Measuring Tape

  • Gluestick

  • Masking Tape

  • Frixion Marker

  • 1 1/2 yards blue pompom trim

  • Extra buttons

  • Mask template

  • Spool of wide ribbon

  • Garbage bag (1 black, 1 blue)

  • 10 yards blue tulle

  • White t-shirt

SUPPLIES PROVIDED BY CAMPER:

  • Full size mannequin

  • Markers

  • Sharpies

  • 2 Magazines

  • 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: Wordsearch

  3. 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 favorite dessert

NOTE: Try to get the kids interacting at this point, suggest camper A asks camper B a question etc.

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 FASHION DRAWING ACTIVITY (45 Mins)

Choose Your Own

Supplies needed: Bag labelled "Choose Your Own Design"

Markers or colored pencils or Sharpies

11.15am 15 MINUTE BREAK (Use this time to help anyone catch up)

11.30am JEANS SHORTS (30 Mins)

  • Supplies needed: jeans, scissors, masking tape, measuring tape

 

  • VIDEO SHAPING THE SHORTS

  • We will leave the shorts inside leg length at 4". Campers can try on after camp and adjust if they need to.

  • EMBELLISHING THE SHORTS

  • Campers choose how to embellish their shorts. They can start now or just have them watch the videos etc and make a plan to start after lunch.

OPTIONS:

Stitching pompom trim

Stitching with decorative stitches using embroidery floss and bigger needle (in campers bag labelled "Accessories")

  • Other ideas - coloring with sharpies or fabric markers

  • Fraying the ends

  • Turning up the hem

Videos of sewing on pompom trim, chain stitch, lazy daisy stitch, back stitch and french knots are available depending on what the campers choose. You can remind them that they have access to these videos all week. We should have sent the parents the info with password by email.

 

12PM LUNCH BREAK

 

1pm EMBELLISHING THE SHORTS & PHONE CASE (50 Mins)

Supplies needed: pincushion, needle threader, scissors, needle (bigger) and embroidery floss, fabric markers or sharpies

Campers should take this time to work on embroidering their projects. In addition to using the pompom trim, they are welcome to use a combination of pens and stitches. 

The following videos will teach them some decorative stitches.

  • VIDEO "Splitting Floss"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  •  VIDEO SEWING POMPOMS ON

  • VIDEO  BACK STITCH

  • VIDEO  CHAIN STITCH

  • VIDEO  LAZY DAISY STITCH

  • VIDEO FRENCH KNOT

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

Option To Play "Would You Rather..."

 

2.05pm FASHION CHALLENGE (30 Mins)

  • Supplies needed: Mannequin, jeans shorts, tulle, pins

  • 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 (Proud Of Item)

  • Tell campers what to 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 make jeans shorts

      Goals for the week

  • To learn how to hand sew

  • To re-purpose a pair of jeans in to shorts, fashion mask, phone case and accessories

  • To learn about fashion design

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

Lazy Daisy Stitch
Shaping The Shorts

What to bring for Show 'n' Tell tomorrow:

Fashion Challenge:

Design AN OUTFIT OF YOUR CHOICE USING THE JEANS SHORTS, TULLE & A T-SHIRT. YOU MAY CUT THE TULLE.

PIN THE SHORTS TO THE FRONT OF THE MANNEQUIN.

Sewing Pompoms On Denim
French Knots
Splitting Floss
Chain Stitch
Back Stitch

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
Experienced Sewer Activity
Sewing A Button
Lock Stitch

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