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Fall Discount for Classes in Narberth

Posted by Megan DiFeo on Sat, May 23, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Fall Class Discount

Even though Memorial Day Weekend is here, the weather is perfect and we're preparing for Summer Camp, we want to give you some extra time to think about our Fall Classes at our Narberth Studio. We're offering a 20% discount on all Fall Classes until June 30, 2015.  

 

Here are the classes you can choose from:

 

Handwork & Machine Sewing 
No matter your child's age or ability, kids are patiently taught various age appropriate handwork skills such as; knitting, crocheting, embroidery and embellishment techniques. Children get to personalize each project through color selection, technique and embellishments. Many different projects are accomplished during the year and as your child's skills grow so does the complexity of the projects.




Fashion & Machine Sewing 
Kids will get the basics of hand and machine sewing while making fabulous projects. They will learn real, practical skills that will last a lifetime while having fun and feeling good about themselves and their skills. Totally cool projects for today's totally cool kids.

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Open Knitting Studio 

Your teen or tween can take their yarn work skills to the next level in our Open Knitting Studio. Kids will select a knitting or crochet project of their choice. This is an ideal class for students interested in learning to work various stitches, multiple yarn colors and read knitting patterns. It you have ano experience knitting, we'll start you off on the right stitch with a project you can master with our our skilled instructors' guidance. Please come to class with an idea for your next handwork creation or choose from one of our many projects.

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Open Design Studio 
It is all about choice in this class designed especially for teens. During open studio time, the kids will select a project to sew and embellish the project the way they want! Perfect class for our experienced machine sewers who are looking to choose what they will make, however, no experience is necessary as instructors will help kids choose projects that will suit their skills. Please bring in a pattern or ideas of what to create, or choose from our many patterns.

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Need help deciding which one is best for your child? Give Miss Ana a call at the studio Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM at 610-660-9660 to learn more and chat about your options! You can also send us a message.

Tags: Classes, Fall, Narberth

Craft Yarn Council Launches #StitchAwayStress Campaign

Posted by Megan DiFeo on Thu, May 14, 2015 @ 09:59 AM

Stitch Away StressIt's no secret that we love teaching kids how to knit and crochet.  We've been hearing it in recent months about the therapeutic affects that knitting and crochet have on humans. The Craft Yarn Council has launched a month long campaign to spread awareness of the mood boosting effects on the human body during National Stress Awareness month.

 

They'll be sharing projects and fun ways to use these craft techniques to live a more stress-free life.   Be sure to follow them throughout April on their InstagramFacebookPinterest and Twitter pages. You can also enter to win great giveaways and share your stories about how knitting or crochet has changed your life.




 

 

We see the positive effects of knitting and crochet all year round. Children and adults alike are able to relax, focus and create a sense of accomplishment and peace working through their projects.  Be sure to hop over and read the full details of the campaign here.

Tags: Knitting, Crochet, Craft Yarn Council, Campaign

Camp Location Spotlight: Foxcroft School

Posted by Megan DiFeo on Tue, May 12, 2015 @ 05:26 PM

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As we continue to grow, we are always looking for new locations that will host our camps and inspire our campers. We are thrilled to bring our camp programs to Foxcroft School in Middleburg, VA this summer. Our weekly programs will run from July 27th through August 14th. This beautiful campus coupled with our creative programs is sure to delight your child!

 

 

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

 

Handwork Day Camp

Option   

 Times         

Price   

  Full Day

     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM       

$425

  Half Day

     9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  

$300

  Afternoon

     1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

$175

  







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Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp

Option   

 Times         

Price   

  Full Day

     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM       

$475

  





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

Summer Camp is Inching Closer!

Posted by Megan DiFeo on Wed, May 06, 2015 @ 09:49 AM

GEARING UP FOR SUMMER CAMP


With each day we inch closer to summer camp. It's our favorite time of year as we prepare to knit, crochet, sew, needle felt and craft with over 2,500 kids from June through September. As we get all the details in order we wanted to give you some updates on what's happening and some exciting annoucements!

 

New Locations!

We've added many new locations for Summer 2015. We heard the request for our programs to be in Brooklyn and we're happy to annouce we'll be there at Williamsburg Northside Lower School! Also you can check out our programs at an additional 13 sites this summer. Hope over to our locations page to find a location that works best for you and your child! 


New Programs!

We're returning to many locations with our award-winning programs. We're excited to bring a new program to select locations - Glamorize Your Doll! This 1-week camp is built for campers that want to create project for their 18" dolls! This program will be offered at Rosemont College, Sidwell Summer, and Temple Ambler Summer Camps.

 

New Projects!

 

Campers come back year after year and look forward to seeing which projects they can create with us. We've worked with all new curriculum together for each of our programs leaving plenty of choice and freedom in the program for your child to put their own design choices into each project they create. Don't worry about the projects repeating, we've got plenty of creativity to keep this creation train moving forward all summer long!

 

Bigger Sibling Discount!

Be sure to take advantage of our sibling discount which is now offered at 10% for your second and third child. To apply this discount, please call our studio at 610-660-9600.

 

Ready for Summer Camp? You can register online or call our studio at 610-660-9600. We look forward to the opportunity to craft with your children this summer!


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

Summer Camp at Upland Country Day School

Posted by Megan DiFeo on Mon, May 04, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Kennett Square Camp

As we continue to grow, we are always looking for new locations that will host our camps and inspire our campers. We are thrilled to bring our camp programs to Upland Country Day School in Kennett Square this summer. Our weekly programs will run from August 10th through August 28th. This beautiful campus coupled with our creative programs is sure to delight your child!

 

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

 

Handwork Day Camp

Option   

 Times         

Price   

  Full Day      9:00 AM - 3:00 PM        $425
  Half Day      9:00 AM - 1:00 PM   $300
  Afternoon      1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $175

 

 


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Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp

Option   

 Times         

Price   

  Full Day      9:00 AM - 3:00 PM        $475

 

 

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

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

Summer Camp at Williamsburg Northside School in Brooklyn

Posted by Megan DiFeo on Fri, May 01, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Brooklyn Summer Camp

We're back with our next location spotlight. We are very excited to be headed up to Brooklyn at Williamsburg Northside School this summer from July 20th through August 14th for one-week sessions. Our programs are just the thing to keep your kids creative during the summer!

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

Handwork Day Camp

Option   

 Times         

Price   

  Full Day

     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM       

$525

 

 
Register Now

 

Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp

Option   

 Times         

Price   

  Full Day

     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM       

$575

  



Register Now

Location Information

 

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