Grades 4-7 

For grades 4 and up, sewing is for girls AND boys! (Seriously. There were multiple boys in every class last summer!) We will learn beginning and intermediate sewing techniques while completing several projects. We will focus on safety, sewing techniques, and learning to use a sewing machine. Depending on the interests of the students, we will choose from a variety of simple patterns as well as creating our own patterns. Machines and materials for all classes is provided, but you are also welcome to bring your own.

What kids make...

  • small sewing projects like:
    • tote bags
    • zipper pouches
    • stuffed animals
    • hats

What kids learn...

  • hand sewing techniques
  • machine sewing techniques
  • applique
  • how to install zippers
  • how to install interfacing

Curriculum Focus

  • Technology
  • Making

Meet Your Teacher!

Niecy Westmoreland


Certified K-8 Teacher
Taught 3rd & 4th grade in Kyrene for 9 years
B.A. in Elementary Education
Educational Tech Guru
Owns light up shoes and 11 pairs of glasses

Do You Need Extended Care?

Before Care ($40) to drop off between 8:00 and 9:30am.
After Care ($40) to pick up between 4:00 and 5:30pm.

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Summer 2018 Registration

* 2 week notice of cancelation required for full refund. No partial refunds.

  • AM Week 8
    07/16/2018 - 07/20/2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • PM Week 9
    07/23/2018 - 07/27/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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