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KIDS - LEARN TO SEW class 4:30-5:30 pm

Kids 10 and up will have fun learning to sew a project of their choosing on a sewing machine.

Machines are provided but each child must bring their own fabric, fabric scissors, all-purpose sewing thread and pattern. If you wish to bring your own machine from home to be familiar with it, bring the manual and all the attachments.

They may select a project from the easy Kids patterns found on Red Pinterest button at the top of the page or -

Kwik Sew 3786  Easy shorts or pants.  Select cotton types of fabric like flannel or broadcloth (please pre-wash the fabric with detergent and dry in the dryer to shrink the fabric)  or  select fleece (you will NOT need to pre-wash, this does not shrink.

McCalls 7012, available in XS-SML (sizes 3-4 and 5-6) and MED-LRG - XLG (sizes 7-8, 10-12 and 14-16).
Children's/girls's Poncho, Hat and Scarf.
This is designed for medium-weight moderate stretch knits like Fleece or Sweatshirt Knits. Do not wash the fleece before you bring it to class but if you buy a cotton sweatshirt fleece, that needs to be pre-washed for shrinkage.

Child's teens' and adults' lounge pants and shorts in two lengths with elastic waistband and tie. Use cotton types, cotton flannel  Fleece or Knit fabric. (Wash the cotton and knit fabric before you come to class to shrink it) DO NOT WASH THE FLEECE, it isn't necessary. Choose from with of these patterns.

 McCalls 6227 

    McCalls 6225       

  Simplicity 1520    

Kwik Sew 3589

Kwik Sew 3541

Fun to make Kwik Sew 3723

If there is another pattern you wish to use, please contact Ryliss at

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Materials Included:
Sewing machine
Pattern, fabric, all-purpose thread, fabric scissors, elastic if needed.
Instructor Name:
Ryliss Bod
Instructor Bio:
Ryliss Bod is the Founder and Director of the Sewing & Design School and has extensive experience teaching Fashion Construction and Design at a Washington State Technical College. She instructed courses for both continuing education and career training in all levels of sewing construction, home d├ęcor construction, fashion accessory construction, fashion design, fitting & pattern alterations, pattern-making, textiles, history of fashion and quilting.

She received her teaching degree in K-12 grades and studied art, clothing and textiles at Central Washington University, pattern-making and CAD at Gerber Technology, fashion design at the Paris Fashion Institute, pattern-making and construction techniques with Kenneth D. King and countless others.

Throughout her career she developed workshops and fashion shows, hired instructors and conducted fashion and fabric shopping field trips to Portland, San Francisco and New York. Ryliss has been a Contributing Editor at Sew News Magazine and Fashion Judge at the 2-14 RAGS. She may be contacted at

KIDS - LEARN TO SEW class 4:30-5:30 pm

$ 60.00