Fashion Design "Flirty Shirty"

Wednesday

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

  • 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: Wordsearch

  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 hobby

NOTE: Try to get the kids interacting during this time

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 CHOOSE YOUR OWN (30 Mins)

Supplies needed: Bag labelled "Choose Your Own"

Pencil, markers, colored pencils or sharpies

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

11.15am MAKE T-SHIRT SKIRT (45 Mins)

  • Supplies needed: Navy t-shirt (supplied by us, scissors, masking tape, measuring tape, frixion marker)

 

  • VIDEO Cut T-shirt

  • VIDEO Cut Tie

 

  • VIDEO Cut Slits

 

  • VIDEO Assemble

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

12PM LUNCH BREAK

 

1pm SKIRT POCKET (50 Mins)

Finish making skirt and then stitch pocket to skirt (If camper prefers to stitch pocket to bag or t-shirt that's fine too).

  • VIDEO "Pin & Stitch Pocket To Skirt"

 

 

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

 

2.05pm FASHION CHALLENGE (30 Mins)

  • Supplies needed: Mannequin, elastic (in supplies), pink tulle, scissors

  • VIDEO: Demo of tulle skirt

  • 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 make a skirt from 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

Pin & Stitch Pocket
Cut T-shirt
Cut Tie
Cut Slits
Assemble
Trash Bag Challenge

What to bring for Show 'n' Tell tomorrow:

YOUR FAVORITE ITEM OF CLOTHING

Fashion Challenge:

Use ELASTIC & PINK TULLE TO MAKE A SKIRT. TIE THE ELASTIC AROUND THE WAIST OF THE MANNEQUIN AND CUT STRIPS OF TULLE, THREADING THEM OVER THE ELASTIC TO MAKE A SKIRT. LONG OR SHORT...

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

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How To Untangle A Knot
How To Thread A Needle
Straight Stitch
How To Tie A Knot
Lock Stitch
Sewing A Button
Splitting Floss
Back Stitch
Chain Stitch
Lazy Daisy Stitch
French Knots
Pockets 1
Pockets 2
Pockets 3

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