Summer Sewing "Surf's Up"

Thursday

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

  • 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 their coloring

  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's Your Favorite Color?

 

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

 

  • Review needle threading, knot and lock stitch

  • VIDEO "Whip stitch triangles together"

  • Campers: Stitch triangles along top edge​

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

11.15am SEWING ACTIVITY

  • Continue stitching triangles at top edge

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

12PM LUNCH BREAK

 

1pm FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS

  • Campers need to open bag labelled "Friendship Bracelets"

 

  • VIDEO "Making Friendship Bracelets"

  • Campers: Cut bracelets and CAREFULLY CUT BUTTONHOLES

  • Campers: Trim bracelet to fit and sew button on

  • Campers who finish early can color on coloring sheet

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

 

2.05pm SEWING ACTIVITY

  • Continue stitching bunting

  • Campers who finish early should work on coloring sheet

2.35pm WIND DOWN

  • Clean up

  • Prepare for tomorrow

  • Show 'n' tell (plan what campers bring for show 'n' tell tomorrow)

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

3pm END OF DAY

  • End Zoom meeting

  • Prepare for tomorrow

      Goals for today

  • To start beach bunting

  • To make friendship bracelets

      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

Whip Stitch Triangles
How To Make Friendship Bracelets

WELCOME ACTIVITY

COLORING SHEETS

(Campers have 4 to choose from)

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

Your Favorite Stuffed Animal Or Toy

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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