This summer will see the return of Betty, our friendly rag doll. We will be running a series of after school workshops in April and May to make a few more friends. The sewing class will be on 4 consecutive Mondays when we will cut out a commercial pattern and follow the instructions step by step. This gives the children an idea of what to expect when buying professional patterns. Sometimes we have to make alterations and we’ll show the children what we have done to make the project easier.
Suitable for intermediate sewers
The bulk of the sewing will be with a machine so the age group for this project is 9+. We now have 3 sewing machines for the girls to use. Children can bring their own machines as long as it is in good working order and threaded correctly.
At the end of the 4 weeks we will line up the finished dolls and the children will have a chance to discuss how they found the project. Everyone receives a Betty Buttons Sewing Skills Certificate.
If your children have not used a sewing machine before, we do offer 1-1 and 1-2 sessions which will give the girls more confidence with the machine. See details here.