2017 Children and Teen Summer
Introduction to Sewing - AM - Week 1
Age Range: 9-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: June 19th, 2017

***CLASS IS FULL***

Start off your fashionable summer with an introduction to sewing!  Students will learn how to operate a sewing machine, prep and cut fabric, as well as proper iron use.  In this morning session, studetns will begin by creating some useful sewing accessories and finsih the week with fashionable summer accessories.  Sewing machines, if needed, are available for use; however, students with their own machines are encouraged to bring them.

INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 12:00PM S13AM
Introduction to Sewing - PM - Week 1
Age Range: 9-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: June 19th, 2017

***CLASS IS FULL***

Start off your fashionable summer with an introduction to sewing!  Students will learn how to operate a sewing machine, prep and cut fabric, as well as proper iron use.  In this afternoon session, students will sew a pretty summer sundress.  Sewing machines, if needed, are available for use; however, students with their own machines are encouraged to bring them.

INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 1:00PM - 4:00PM S13PM
Patternmaking & Sewing - AM - Week 2
Age Range: 12-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: June 26th, 2017
This week students will be focusing on patternmaking techniques used to sew garments.  During the morning session students will learn how to sew from a commercial pattern.  The class will cover skills such as measuring, reading pattern symbols, and following pattern directions.  Sewing machines, if needed, are available for use; however, students with their own machines are encouraged to bring them.
INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 12:00PM S27AM
Patternmaking & Sewing - PM - Week 2
Age Range: 12-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: June 26th, 2017
This week students will be focusing on patternmaking techniques used to sew garments.  During the afternoon session students will be drafting a garment pattern from their own measurments and sewing it! Sewing machines, if needed, are available for use; however, students with their own machines are encouraged to bring them.
INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 1:00PM - 4:00PM S27PM
Creative Textiles and Sewing - AM - Week 4
Age Range: 9-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: July 10th, 2017

This week is about creating and implementing beautiful textiles to make wearable accessories. During the morning session, students will be creating embellished textile jewelry using beads, buttons, trims, and more! Sewing machines, if needed, are available for use; however, students with their own machines are encouraged to bring them.

INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 12:00PM S47AM
Creative Textiles and Sewing - PM - Week 4
Age Range: 9-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: July 10th, 2017
This week is about creating and implementing beautiful textiles to make wearable accessories. During the afternoon session, students will be manipulating fabric, using felting and stenciling techniques to create beautiful accessories. Sewing machines, if needed, are available for use; however, students with their own machines are encouraged to bring them.
INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 1:00PM - 4:00PM S47PM
Fabric Fun - AM - Week 5
Age Range: 12-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: July 17th, 2017
Students will learn basic block printing and screen printing techniques to create their own fabric and t-shirt design.  Students should bring a plain, light colored t-shirt (no graphics) to class.
INSTRUCTOR   |   jenny nahan gidley
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 12:00PM SC56AM
Draping and Sewing - AM - Week 6
Age Range: 9-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: July 24th, 2017
This week students will be melding fashion draping techniques and creativity to sew one-of-a-kind fashions. During the morning session, students will be sewing a basic tank top and transforming it intoa a fashion-forward garment, using flounce and ruffle draping techniques on the dress form. Sewing machines, are available for use; however, students with their own machines are encouraged to bring them.
INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 12:00PM S63AM
Draping and Sewing - PM - Week 6
Age Range: 9-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: July 24th, 2017
This week students will be melding fashion draping techniques and creativity to sew one-of-a-kind fashions. During the afternoon session, we will be combining up-cycling and draping techniques to sew a one-of-a-kind garment of the student's choosing. Students need to bring one or more garments that they would like to create into new garments.  Sewing machines, are available for use; however, students with their own machines are encouraged to bring them.
INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 1:00PM - 4:00PM S63PM
Draping & Illustration - Am - Week 7
Age Range: 9-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: July 31st, 2017
It's all about draping on the dress form this week and learning illustration techniques to render those designs. During the morning session, students will learn fashion illustration techniques and begin designing their own fashions, which will be draped on a half-scale dress form and photographed.
INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 12:00PM S75AM
Draping & Illustration - PM - Week 7
Age Range: 9-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: July 31st, 2017
It's all about draping on the dress form this week and learning illustration techniques to render those designs. During the afternoon session, students will be experimenting with fabric on the full-scale dress form while learning about garment shapes and shaping details. Students will then explore fabric rendering techniques in their illustrations.
INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 1:00PM - 4:00PM S75PM
Fashion Illustration Portfolio - AM - Week 8
Age Range: 12-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: August 7th, 2017
This week we will be concentrating on creating a finished portfolio, appropriate for school entry interviews, while learning fashion illustration techniques and terminology. During the morning session, students will be drawing inspiration from The Baum School's Jane Steig fashion costume collection. Students will learn how to illustrate garment shapes and render fabrics, while picking up fashion/garment terminology and creating their own fashion design lines.  
INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 12:00PM S81AM
Fashion Illustration Portfolio - PM - Week 8
Age Range: 12-17
Tuition: $150.00
Lab Fee: N/A
Start Date: August 7th, 2017
This week we will be concentrating on creating a finished portfolio, appropriate for school entry interviews, while learning fashion illustration techniques and terminology. During the afternoon, The Allentown Art Museum's textile and fashion collection will provide the inspiration for this class' portfolio work. Our instructor will take students to visit the collection to learn more about textile art forms and the cultures that produce them. Students will then create a fashion collection of their own inspired by what they see at the museum.
INSTRUCTOR   |   sarah mueller
Day(s) Times Baum Code  
Mon - Fri 1:00PM - 4:00PM S81PM
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