Purls of Wisdom

Summer Camp at West Chester University

Posted by Megan DiFeo on Wed, Apr 29, 2015 @ 09:13 AM

West Chester University Summer Camp

With over 45 locations this summer, we're taking one a day here on the blog to talk about the locations, programs and dates. We know planning a summer for your child takes a lot of planning, we hope these posts will help you gather more information and learn a bit more about where we'll be crafting this summer!

We are elated to be bringing our programs to West Chester University for the first time. We'll be at this location from August 10th to August 21st for 1-week sessions. 

We'll be hosting two of our award winnning programs at West Chester University this summer; Handwork Day Camp (ages 5-13) and Fashion & Machine Sewing (ages 9-15)



Below are the program details + pricing:



Handwork Day Camp




  Full Day

     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM       


  Half Day

     9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  



     1:00 PM - 3:00 PM






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Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp




  Full Day

     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM       




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Location Details:



Have a question? Give us a call at the studio at 610-660-9600 or send us a message here!

We can't wait to craft with your children this summer! 

Tags: Handwork Day Camp, Summer Camp, Fashion & Machine Sewing, Location Spotlight, Summer Camp 2015

8th Annual Art Show This Friday!

Posted by Megan DiFeo on Sun, Apr 26, 2015 @ 10:17 AM

8th Annual Art Show
We're wrapping up our school year studio season with our annual art show. We hop you and your family can join us for the festive occasion and also enjoy Narberth's First Friday activities. 

From September thought May our students in three sessions have worked dilligently to share their creativity through their fantatic handcrafted projects. From machine sewing to needle felting, there is no shortage of inspiration to be found at our annual art show!

Snacks and refreshments will be served and all are welcome! Be sure to RSVP below to let us know you are coming.

When: Friday, May 1st
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 35 N. Narberth Ave, Narberth PA 19401


 We look forward to seeing you and your family on Friday!

Tags: Events, Classes, Narberth, Art Show

Summer Camp Counselors Wanted!

Posted by Megan DiFeo on Sat, Apr 25, 2015 @ 10:14 AM


What will you be doing this summer?  Have you thought about learning a new craft?  Maybe meeting some exceptionally talented people?  How about inspiring a generation of young artists?  Sound interesting? 

The Handwork Studio is looking for positive, upbeat, energetic, friendly, passionate, hard-working,  people to join our team of incredibly creative and hard-working folks that all share the belief that the needle-arts is an essential skill in enriching the lives of kids no matter what their age, gender, or abilities. Our summer camp programs are designed to inspire preschool to high school campers in practical crafting skills such as knitting, crochet, machine and hand sewing, fashion design, weaving and much more. 

We are hiring for our 45 different locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic, states include CT, DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, & VA

To find out more information and to apply, pop on over to fill out an application!

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