Virtual Girl Scout Event

Keychain & Friendship Bracelets

SUPPLIES In GUEST's BOX 

Project:

  • Wave Keychain

  • Key Ring

  • 2 or 3 Friendship Bracelets

  • 2 or 3 Buttons

Sewing Kit:

  • Scissors

  • Pincushion

  • 6 Pins

  • Needle Threader

  • 2 x Needles

  • 2 Spools Of Thread

  • Ruler

15 Mins Prior

Prepare For Class

15 mins

  • Enter Zoom meeting

  • Check in with Sew Happy Supervisor

  • Be wearing your headset (if using) 

  • Test the microphone

  • Have guests on mute

  • Have Sew Happy virtual background on

  • Have samples ready to show

  • Have materials ready for demonstration

  • Have water close by

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

Start Of Class 3.30pm

MEET & GREET

Duration 10 mins

  • Admit guests

  • Introduce yourself

  • With guests UNMUTED ask them to say their name and age (and anything else you want to ask).

TIME 3.40pm

GOALS

Duration 10 mins

With students MUTED:

  • Introduce projects and show sample (in this case just explain)

1

      Goals for the event:

  • To learn how to thread a needle, tie a knot, sew and do the lock stitch.

  • To make a keychain and at least 1 friendship bracelet

  • To interact with each other. 

  • To have fun and to have a great experience.

  • Explain goals for the event

2

With students UN-MUTED:

  • Go through "Event Guidelines"

  • Time is precious so go through these quickly.

3

EVENT GUIDELINES

  • Be engaged so that you catch all the important instructions.

  • Ensure that a parent/adult is within hearing distance in case you need some hands-on help.

  • Only provide positive and complimentary comments to your fellow girl scouts.

  • Please ask if you need to leave the room.

  • Use ‘raise hand’ if you have a question during instructions.

  • Leave video tuned "on".

  • Be on "mute" during instruction time. 

  • Keep you cell phone out of reach during party.

  • Avoid eating during the party as sticky hands make sewing difficult.

  • Practice patience and remember that practice makes BETTER!

  • Video tutorials are available for guests after the event so don't worry if they miss anything.

Time 3.50pm

MAIN PROGRAM

Duration 55 mins

With guests MUTED:

  • Tell guests to have these supplies on the table in front of them

  • Sewing Kit 

  • Project

With guests MUTED:

  • Have guests follow along with the following steps

  • If a guest "raises their virtual hand" wait until a break in the videos before answering them so the class can proceed in a timely manner

  • Advise guests that videos are available for them after the class so they can catch up

1

THREAD THE NEEDLE

Thread The Needle

2

TYING A KNOT

  • Using the threaded needle follow the instructions to tie a knot

  • This takes time and patience so make sure guests know that they can watch video after the class to practice more

  • If a guest already knows how to tie a knot a different way they can use their own method

Tying A Knot

Time 4.05pm

KEYCHAIN

WAVE KEYCHAIN

  • Cut keychain

  • Add key ring

  • Stitch keychain

3

Cutting The Keychain
Stitching The Keychain

Time 4.30pm

FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS

FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS

  • Some girls have 2 larger bracelets and some have 3 smaller ones

  • They should complete one during this event.

5

Friendship Bracelets

Time 4.45pm

WIND DOWN

  • Clean up - ask students to:

    • make sure all the pins and needles are either in the pincushion or in a safe place

  • Remind Girl Scouts that we offer In-Person Classes at our Mamaroneck studio or virtual sewing classes starting in January (Llama & Hedgehog projects).

  • They have a 10% discount they should have been given by Angelica but if not they can contact us to get the discount.

  • Tutorials can be found at https://www.sewhappyusa.net/girl-scout-tutorials

  • Password: girlscouts

FINISHED!

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