Kids Summer Holiday Classes

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The summer holidays kick off officially this weekend and so the time for finding entertainment for little people is nigh! If you are in possession of some crafty kids, or even those who have never thought about sewing but would like to give it a go, this list should give you some inspiration. While most classes are suitable for children ages 8 and up, there are some that start as young as four, so smaller siblings can get involved too. From making your own pencil case to take back to school in September or hand printing your own bag, there is plenty of sewing inspiration taking place at Emporia for the whole school holiday. Take a look!

Kid’s Beginner’s Class – £30.00, age 8+
10.30am – 12.30am Thursday 4th August
Get your child started off on their first sewing journey with this special kid’s beginner’s sewing session. Learn all the basics steps on our sewing machines, try out a few fancy stitches and complete a simple sewing project or two before you head home with your new found skills!

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Simple Skirt – £25.00, age 8+
11am – 12.30pm Friday 5th August

Make your very own simple skirt from our range of fabulous and funky fabrics! Choose a print, sew your skirt and wear it over the summer holidays to impress your friends. Some previous sewing experience is desirable but not necessary.

Felt Monster – £20.00, age 6+
11am – 12pm Monday 8th August

Not all children get the chance to learn to hand sew at school these days, but when they do learn, they often fall completely in love with it. In this session, kids will have the chance to create their very own friendly monster from felt while they learn the basics.

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Make a Cushion – £25.00, age 8+
11am – 12pm Tuesday 9th August

Make something to decorate your bedroom or to give to a friend or parent as a gift. Choose from a range of our lovely prints, and learn some basic sewing skills as you make a fabulously easy cushion cover.

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Mini Tote Bag Printing – £20.00, age 4 +
11am – 12pm Wednesday 10th August

The fantastic Jaina Minton of Polka Dot Sundays is back once more with this super cute tote bag printing session. Open to children aged four and up, this is a great workshop in which allows kids to creative with printing their own designs.

Mini Tote Bag Printing – £20.00, age 4+
11am – 12pm Wednesday 16th August

Join Jaina once again for her fabulous mini tote bag printing session – see above for more information.

Simple Skirt – £25.00, age 8+
11am – 12.30pm Tuesday 23rd August

Make your very own simple skirt from our range of fabulous and funky fabrics! Choose a print, sew your skirt and wear it over the summer holidays to impress your friends. Some previous sewing experience is desirable but not necessary.

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Pencil Case – £20.00, age 8+
11am – 12pm Tuesday 30th August

Pick a cool pattern from our range of fabrics and make yourself an amazing pencil case to start the new term with – the perfect way to impress your friends and your new teacher!

Fancy booking your little ones onto any of the above? Give us a ring to reserve a place or pop into to place a deposit for a guaranteed spot. Please note spaces will not be confirmed until a 50% deposit has been paid; unless your child has proven experience with a sewing machine, all age restrictions must be adhered to.

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