Summer Sewing "Chill Out"

Tuesday

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:

  • Retro Music Pillow

  • X's & O's Travel Pouch

  • Bookmark

  • Electric Guitar Keychain

  • Sock Donut

  • Kindness Rocks

  • Wood Coaster

  • Friendship Bracelets

 

 

 

Schedule

9.45am

  • Be ready for start of camp

  • Enter Zoom meeting

  • 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 do second Art Phone activity - cut out the Art Phone Base (it's on cardstock). Campers should color it except for the middle. Cut, fold and glue the "About Me" booklet on the center part.

  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: Name your favorite movie or TV show

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

 

10.40am SEWING ACTIVITY

  • Review needle threading, knot and lock stitch

  • Have campers select pocket choice

  • VIDEO "Pin & stitch pocket on pillow"

  • Campers: Pin & stitch pocket on pillow

  • Campers finished early: work on bookmark

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

11.15am SEWING ACTIVITY

  • VIDEO "Pin & stitch strap on pillow"

  • Campers: Pin & stitch strap on pillow

Campers finished early: work on bookmark​​

12PM LUNCH BREAK

 

 

1pm ART ACTIVITY - KINDNESS ROCKS

  • Campers need to open bag labelled "Kindness Rocks"

  • Campers use sharpies to write positive messages and designs on rocks

  • Campers who finish early can color on coloring sheet

1.45pm 15 MINUTE BREAK (use this time to help anyone if needed)

 

2pm SEWING ACTIVITY

  • Complete Pocket & handle

  • VIDEO: Whip stitch

  • Whip stitch around bookmark

  • Campers who finish early should work on coloring sheet

2.35pm WIND DOWN

  • Clean up

  • Prepare for tomorrow

  • Show 'n' tell today "Bring an item from a trip..."(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 Meeting - Do not leave open

Prepare for tomorrow

      Goals for today

  • To sew pocket and strap on to pillow

  • To make kindness rocks

      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

Pin & Stitch Pocket
Pin & Stitch Strap
Whip Stitch

For tomorrow's Show & Tell bring....

BRING Or Wear Your Favorite ITEM OF CLOTHING

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

Straight Stitch
How To Untangle A Knot
How To Tie A Knot
Lock Stitch
Threading A Needle

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