Programs

narberth-slider.jpgThe Handwork Studio's summer camp is a unique, creative, fun and educational way for your child to learn the traditions of needle arts and machine sewing. Our philosophy is one that focuses on the individual growth and ability of each student.  

Located in 10 states, you can find The Handwork Studio Summer Camp in some of the country's finest independent schools and universities. When you walk into our camps, you will be greeted by one of our enthusiastic and compassionate counselors.  Our team is comprised of loving and patient professional artists and skilled teachers dedicated to empowering the next generation of crafters!

Registration

At some locations you register directly with The Handwork Studio any time after January 1st, all the way until the last week of camp. Some locations you will register directly with the school, see our Locations page for more information!

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Programs

The Handwork Studio Day Camp program
Handwork Day Camp
(Ages 5-12)
Dates

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Picture your child in the care of energetic and imaginative counselors exploring the world of neeedle-arts. At Handwork Day Camp, you’ll find campers sharing stories and laughs while working on a wide array of unique projects. Our goal is to teach useful skills such as, hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving,needle-felting and much more! Campers are always free to express themselves and are enveloped in creativity and fun. Whether refining skills or learning brand new ones, our camp is sure to delight. Join the fun with Summer 2017's fresh new curriculum with different projects every week!

The Handwork Studio Glamorize Your Doll
Glamorize Your Doll
(Ages 7-12)
Dates

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Get set for some serious fashion fun! Glamorize Your Doll is designed for campers who have the desire to create trendy clothes and accessories for their very own 18" Doll. Patient, kind, and skilled Handwork Studio counselors will teach machine and hand-sewing, embroidery, and other embellishing techniques to allow each campers to craft unique creations for their doll. Camp includes all materials, from sewing machines to fabric. Just bring your own doll* and imagination! Join the fun with Summer 2017's fresh new curriculum with different projects every week!

* Dolls are always welcome but please leave accessories at home.

The Handwork Studio Fashion & MachineSewing Camp
Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp
(Ages 9-15)
Dates

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Whether you are an aspiring fashion designer or a creative camper looking for new skills, immerse yourself the wonderful world of machine sewing! Designed with older campers in mind, this program is all about choice and creative expression. Campers will be taught how to read and use a wide variety of Simplicity Creative Group patterns as well as pick projects from our favorite book "Sewing in a Straight Line" by Brett Bara. In addition to a catalog of over 20 patterns, campers get to choose from dozens and dozens of tempting fabrics to bring style and flare to every creation. There are more than enough options to keep you coming back week after week and year after year*.

*New on-trend pattern selection added for 2017

The Handwork Studio Fashion Bootcamp
Fashion Bootcamp
(Ages 11-16)
Dates

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From sketching and draping to sewing and modeling, watch your fashion dreams come to life in this 3-week, award-winning program! Aspiring designers will immerse themselves in the fashion world by learning how to execute a collection. A field trip to a local fabric shop will further teach and inspire our budding fashionistas*. As an exciting culmination of the program, campers will have the opportunity to produce a runway show for their family and friends and model their designs. Our talented instructors will patiently guide and mentor each designer through this exciting and challenging process.
*No prior machine sewing experience necessary.