kids classes

The Next Textile Makerspace could be located in Elgin, IL

Maker spaces are popping up all over the country. I am attracted to this concept like a bee to a flower. There are so many things to explore in a makerspace that a creative person would never get bored. Not familiar with Makerspace? In simple terms, makerspaces are community centers with tools. Makerspaces combine  equipment, community,…

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Sewing Camp for kids in Elgin

Looking for something different for your kids this summer? How about trying one of our sewing summer camps? Sewing isn’t just for grown ups…kids ages 6 and up are sewing every week here in our studio located in Elgin IL. Using child friendly patterns and workbooks, speed controlled sewing machines and knowledgeable staff we guarantee…

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TubbyWubby Workshops 2017

Sewing Workshops For Kids on Holiday Break Tubby Wubby’s have arrived and we are looking for kids to test them out. Moms / Dads this is a great opportunity to give your kids a chance to try hand sewing for the first time. These adorable and totally collectible kits are flying off my shelves at…

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Sewing Workshops are back!

It’s that time of year again. The time when we start thinking about making our holiday gifts. Here at Sewing 4 Fun we are all about handmade gifts and sew much more. Last year we offered several workshops dedicated to teaching adults and children how to make several fast and fun sewing projects which are perfect for…

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Sewing 4 Fun at Riverfest 2016

Sewing 4 Fun will have a booth at the South Elgin Riverfest 2016. Date for the Craft & Small Business Expo is  August 13 & 14 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. If you plan on going to this event please be sure to stop by and say hello especially if you are already a…

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Life lessons lead to business ideas

The past year has been an incredible year of challenges both for me personally and for my business. Like any new business I have experienced some growing pains. Growing pains in a good way!! New students, new programs, and new opportunities means that my business is heading in the right direction. Those of you who…

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Sewing 4 Fun Calendar of events

Did you know there is a calendar on the website? This calendar is a very useful tool for all those who are interested in taking sewing classes. It is updated monthly, therefore if you want to stay up to date, you should check in regularly to see what’s new. Here is what you can find…

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Kids sewing classes at Carol Stream Park District

Did you know I now offer kids sewing classes at the Carol Stream Park District? As of November 2013 I had my first class and these ladies were so awesome to work with. Just look at the concentration these kids have at the machines. And this is only their first month of lessons. The empty…

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Kids Sewing Classes

Looking for sewing classes for you child? Then look no further. Sewing 4 Fun has classes for kids of all ages starting as young as 6! Yep your child can and will learn how to use a sewing machine, learn how to read and work with patterns all while making a variety of clothing and…

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Kids Can Sew – Program updates

My “Kids Can Sew” program has finally gotten off the ground at South Elgin Parks & Recreation. The intention with this program is to offer kids the opportunity to explore sewing. It runs on Tuesday nights an hour and a half long with new projects each month. Students can sign up for one month or…

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