Summer Sewing "Surf's Up"

Friday

GENERAL SUPPLIES In Camper's

Box From SEW HAPPY:

  • Sharp scissors

  • 3 Needles

  • 3 Needle threaders

  • Pincushion

  • 6 Pins

  • 4 Spools of thread

  • Seam ripper

  • Thimble

  • 6" Ruler

  • Project Bags

CAMPERS HAVE BEEN ASKED TO SUPPLY:

  • Markers or colored pencils for coloring

  • Sharpies

  • Fabric Markers (optional)

PROJECTS INCLUDE:

  • Aloha Pillow

  • Mini Beach Bunting

  • Wave Keychain

  • Surfboard Necklace

  • Shell Tie-dye

  • Popsicle Watercolor

  • Friendship Bracelets

 

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

  • Have materials ready for demonstration

  • Have water close by

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

10am MEET 'n' GREET

  1. Greet campers whilst waiting for everyone to join.

  2. Have campers work on a coloring sheet

  3. If you can encourage interaction here between students please do. Ask campers a fun fact about themselves or ask one camper to ask another camper a fun fact about themselves. 

SUGGESTION: What is your favorite camp activity so far this week?

 

10.20am WELCOME

  • With campers muted

    • Introduce camp projects

      • Show samples of each item​

      • Explain goals for the week

      • and goals for today

    • Camp Guidelines - click here

10.30am SEWING ACTIVITY

  • Supplies needed: bunting triangles, made-by label, twill tape, safety pin

 

  • Review needle threading, knot and lock stitch

  • VIDEO "Stitch channel on triangles"

  • Campers: Straight stitch along stitch lines on triangles

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

11.15am SEWING ACTIVITY

  • VIDEO "Construct Bunting"

 

  • Campers thread triangles on to twill tape (even if all triangles are not completed as they can add them later after camp is over if necessary)

  • Tie knots in both ends of twill tape (or leave one un-knotted if triangles are incomplete)

  • Campers finished early: insert "made-by" label

12PM LUNCH BREAK

 

1pm WAVE KEYCHAIN

  • Campers need to open bag labelled "Wave Keychain"

 

  • VIDEO "Cutting Keychain"

  • Campers: Cut keychain and add key ring

  • VIDEO "Sewing Keychain"

  • Campers: Stitch around keychain

  • Campers who finish early can color on coloring sheet

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

 

2.05pm FINISH UP ALL PROJECTS

  • Projects to complete:

  • Bookmark

  • Aloha Pillow

  • Beach Bunting

  • Wave Keychain

  • Friendship Bracelets

  • Campers who finish early should work on coloring sheet

2.35pm WIND DOWN

  • Clean up

  • Final Show 'n' Tell 

  • Campers share "what I liked about camp today..."

  • VIDEO Remind campers about other camps we offer

3pm END OF DAY

  • End Zoom meeting for all

WELL DONE! You completed a Sew Happy Virtual Camp. Thank you!

      Goals for today

  • To complete beach bunting

  • To make a Wave Keychain

  • To complete any unfinished projects

      Goals for the week

  • To learn how to sew

  • To make a bookmark, pillow, bunting, and keychain

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

Stitch Channel On Triangles
Sewing Keychain
How To Cut Keychain

WELCOME ACTIVITY

Coloring Sheet

Construct Bunting
Other Camps

Click here for "Would You Rather...."  use these when you have time during the breaks or if the campers need a break!

Extra Videos You May Need To Access

Whip Stitch
How To Untangle A Knot

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