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Kids’ Sewing Ages 9-12 1F19

Learn how to use the sewing machine, cut patterns and sew. Develop your own personal sewing kit. Bags, pillows and simple clothing lead to more complex projects as you gain more experience. Sewing is practical and fun. Once you know how to do it you can make great things for yourself and for friends.

Carol Price

Carol Price

Carol Price has been sewing since childhood, following the tradition set by her father, a tailor. She designs and sells her own line of women’s apparel, pillows, drapes, backpacks, handbags and dolls. Over the years, Carol has taught hundreds of people of all ages to sew at the Eliot School.

Specialty: 
Sewing
Materials & Tools:

You may use our sewing machines or bring your own.

With the instructor’s advice, each student will supply fabric and develop a personal sewing kit.

Recommended sewing kit:

Class 66 bobbins (plastic)

Dressmaker shears (Fiskars or Gingher)

Paper scissors

Assorted machine sewing needles

Assorted hand sewing needles

Common pins

Pin cushion

Seam ripper

Dressmaker’s pencil or tailor’s chalk

Tape measure 60”

Ruler

Dark and light color thread for basting

Thimble

Needle threader (optional)

Sewing gauge (optional)

Find out where to buy supplies.