Workshops

Kids' Workshop Descriptions

Come and sample our programs with one of our kids' sewing and handwork workshops. Your child will take home one project at the end of each workshop and different seasonally themed projects are offered each and every time. All supplies and materials included. No previous experience necessary. All projects are gender neutral.

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Seasonal Workshops

 

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Winter Warm Up! 

Handwork - Glamorize Your Doll Hats, Scarves and Mittens  (Ages 5-9)

Join us for a workshop all about your favorite 18 inch doll!  Select from a wide variety of fabrics, buttons, beads and other embellishments to make fashionable new winter wear for your doll. Make a hat, scarf, mittens, or leg warmers to keep your doll cozy and cool this winter season!  No experience necessary and all materials are included.

Offsite At:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107


($45.00)

 
Saturday, January 21, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  
Winter Warm Up!

Machine Sewing - Design Your Own Fuzzy Fleece Hat and Mittens (Ages 9-12)

Learn about the sewing machine while making cozy fleece hats and mittens that are uniquely you!  We’ll bring the fleece, beads, and buttons if you bring the creativity and excitement to learn!  Learn the basics of hand-sewing and machine sewing.  No experience necessary and all materials are included.

Offsite At:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107


($45.00)

 
 
Sunday, January 29, 2017 3:00-5:00 pm  
Winter Workshop
Fun Fleece Hats!
Come by the studio to make fleece hats to keep your ears warm this winter.  
Choose from multiple fabric colors and hat styles to make a hat that is uniquely you!
($45.00)
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Sunday February 12, 2017 3:00-5:00 pm  
Craft and Cooking Valentine’s Workshop
Chocolate Candy and Felt Conversation Hearts
We’re getting into the valentine’s day spirit with these felt conversation hearts!  
Make one for yourself, your teacher or maybe even your sweetie!
($45.00)
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Saturday February 18, 2017 10:00 am-12:00 pm 
Black History Month

Handwork - Dove of Peace (ages 5-9)

Make a peace dove to commemorate Black History Month and hang it in your home as a peaceful reminder of the spirit of the movement. 

Location:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

($45.00)
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Saturday February 18, 2017 1:00 pm-3:00 pm 
Black History Month
Machine Sewing - Quilted Pillow (Ages 9-12)
 

Quilting is a craft that has been done all over the world.  In America, there is a rich history of African American quilters that used quilts as a venue for free expression.  Learn about the history of quilts as it relates to Black History Month while you create a quilted pillow of your own to bring home.  This workshop will focus on machine sewing basics such as seam allowance, ironing and basic construction. No experience necessary and all materials are included.

Location:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107  

($45.00)
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Sunday March 12, 2017  3:00-5:00 pm  
Glamorize Your Doll Workshop
Take your doll from drab to fab!  Use a variety of fabrics and techniques to create cute springy dresses for your 18 inch friends.
($45.00)
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Saturday March 18, 2017 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Women's History Month 

Handwork - Women in Space (Ages 5-9)

Learn about female astronauts like Sally Ride while you make a stuffed rocket ship.  Learn techniques like hand-sewing and needle felting to bring your rocket ship to life! No experience necessary and all materials are included.

Location:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

($45.00)
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Saturday March 18, 2017 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Women's History Month 

Machine Sewing - Women in Design (Ages 9-12)

In this workshop you will learn about women in design like Candace Wheeler, the mother of interior design, Sheila Hicks, a textile artist for over 50 years and Lenore Tawney, an influential figure in the development of fiber art.  While learning about these influential women you will create your own woven wall hanging. 

Location:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

($45.00)
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Sunday April 9, 2017  3:00-5:00 pm

 April Showers!

Raindrop Pillows

April showers bring May flowers!  

Come by the studio to make a snuggly raindrop pillow that you can cuddle while stuck inside on these rainy days.  
($45.00)

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Saturday April 22, 2017 10:00 am-12:00 pm 
Earth Day

Handwork - Up-cycled Paper Towel Rolls (Ages 5-9)

Did you know that over 17 billion paper towel rolls are used every year in the United States alone?  Help us celebrate Earth Day by designing your own upcycled creation using paper towel rolls, felt and a variety of recycled embellishments!

Location:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

($45.00)
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Saturday April 22, 2017 1:00 pm-3:00 pm 
Earth Day

Machine Sewing - Up-cycled Tees (Ages 9-12)

We all have plenty of tee shirts taking up space in our drawers and closets, from the 5k and free promo shirts, to the band shirt that’s so worn out it’s unrecognizable.  Bring tees from home or use one of ours to make anything from a bag or bangle to a fashionable top or memorable pillow.

Location:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

($45.00)
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Sunday May 7, 2017  3:00-5:00 pm

Summer Vacation Storage Pillowcase

This fashionable pillowcase is functional too!  

Bring this pillowcase with you on trips, to summer camp or even just keep it on your bed.  It has a zipper pocket that can store your night time treasures.

($45.00)

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Saturday May 20, 2017 10:00 am-12:00 pm 
Get Set for Summer!

Handwork - National Burger Month- Create a Felt Burger (Ages 5-9)

Did you know that May is National Burger Month?  Celebrate one of America’s favorite foods by making your own Felt Burger and Fries to play with and enjoy at home!  Learn the basics of hand-sewing and needle felting over the course of this 2 hour workshop.  No experience necessary and all materials are included!

Location:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

($45.00)
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Saturday May 20, 2017 1:00 pm-3:00 pm 
Get Set for Summer!

Machine Sewing - Summer Fashion Tops (Ages 9-12)

Work with our resourceful fashion instructors to create a flowy fashion top just in time for summer vacation!  We will supply cotton fabrics in a variety of colors and patterns so your top can be beautiful and uniquely you!

Location:

CENTER  /  ARCHITECTURE  +  DESIGN - 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

($45.00)
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Sibling Discount

Save 10% on each child you register after your first! Call the studio for your discount (610) 285-1818.