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The Granary Quilt Shop 
1326 & 1328 S Mary Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 735-9830

Tweens Advanced Beginner Machine Sewing - Ages 8 and up

Tweens Advanced Beginner Machine Sewing - Ages 8 and up

This week long class is geared toward children 8-14 that have completed the Tweens Beginner Machine Sewing class. This class builds on the basics learned in that class. Use of Granary Sewing machines and tools during class time, and all materials are included in the fee. Children will make a pieced drawstring backpack and pajama pants. The projects are suitable for (and we have fabric for) all genders and ages.

In addition to excellent guidance and instruction, children will receive a project box of their own, patterns for the two projects, and the fabric/materials required to complete the projects.

During class they will learn how to read both basic and commercial clothing patterns, measure themselves to choose the correct size, how-to cut out the patterns, and assemble the garment. They will also learn how to install an elastic waistband as well as finishing techniques including making a casing and hemming.

Since students work at their own pace, some may not completely finish all their projects during class time, but they can take their project patterns and materials home with their sewing tool kit. They will need sharp fabric scissors and a sewing machine to finish the projects at home.

CLASS TIMES: Meets for five consecutive days, for 3 hours a day -  Includes a 15 minute snack break. Bring a snack and a drink. If your child tends to get cold, please send them with a sweater. 

Children are supervised at all times. Class sizes vary from 4-14 students. We use standard adult tools and some are sharp. Children will receive a pair of pointed, sharp thread-snips in their sewing tool kit in addition to pins and needles. 

Parents cannot attend class or wait inside the shop for kids in class. If a child is attending a morning and afternoon class they cannot stay in the shop between classes.

Children my attend multiple sessions of this class. The projects will be the same, however, they may choose different fabrics.

CLASS WAIVER: You must complete and sign the Kids Class Waiver in order for your child to attend class. Please download the waiver, print, fill out, and sign. You must drop off a hard-copy of the signed waiver prior to the start of the first day of class (you can bring it the first day). Please be prepared to show your child's COVID vaccination card. Click here to download the Kids Class Waiver PDF.

COVID POLICY: Up-to-date COVID vaccination required for class attendance. There are no exceptions. Please understand this requirement is for your safety and the safety of others. Masks (well-fitting (K)N95 or equivalent) are required during class in the class area at all times. Students may remove their masks only in the snack area during snack time. 

DROP-OFF and PICK-UP RULES: You may drop your child off 5 minutes before class starts. Please escort your child into the class area and sign-in with the teacher. Please arrive 5-10 minutes before pick-up time. You must come into the class area and sign-out your child before leaving.

CANCELLATION POLICY: You may cancel this class 14 days prior to the start day for a full refund. Within 14 days of the first day of class, cancellation will forfeit all class and materials fees paid. If The Granary must cancel a class for any reason, you will receive a full refund.

Drawstring Backpack Project

Fee includes class and materials/kits. Tax on materials of $7.30 will be added at checkout.

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.