Tween/Teen Summer Camp 2017

Full day Sewing & Fashion Design classes
For kids going into 7th – 12th grade

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Monday through Friday
9am drop off – 4pm pick up
12-1pm is BYO Lunch & Activities
(see below for before care & after care options)

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Rates:
$599 Per Person
$299.50 deposit due at sign up | Remaining balance due on first day of camp

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USE THE FOLLOWING PROMO CODES FOR MULTIPLE FULL DAY CAMP SESSIONS, & SIBLING DISCOUNTS:

  • Two weeks of Full Day camp (15% discount): 2fulldaycamp2017
  • Three weeks Full Day camp (20% discount): 3fulldaycamp2017
  • Four Weeks Full Day camp (25% discount): 4fulldaycamp2017
  • Five Weeks Full Day camp (30% discount): 5fulldaycamp2017
*PLEASE NOTE: DISCOUNTS VALID UNTIL THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP JUNE 19TH, 2017.
*Discounts used improperly will pay any remaining balance on first day of camp.

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Design Challenge Theme

Students enrolled in the Design Challenge Theme will be given daily sewing & design challenges to complete throughout the course of the day. They will be given certain supplies and tools they will be allowed to use and must complete the challenge within the allotted amount of time. Creativity will be the key to this fun week of sewing & design camp. Students will also learn more advanced sewing techniques and have to use these techniques in their design challenges. Students will present their designs to the other students and instructor when they are finished.

Week of July 17th
Week of August 14th

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NYC Fashion Week

Students enrolled in the NYC Fashion Week will spend their week exploring the fashion hot spots of New York City! Destinations will include fashion exhibits at museums, high end store fronts, funky neighborhoods and fashion colleges to get inspired and learn about fashion and design! Group will meet at the studio in Hoboken at 9am each morning, take the bus into NYC each morning and return to hoboken at the end of each day by 4pm. At then end of the week, students will sketch a collection based on what they experienced on their travels in one of the worlds greatest fashion cities.

Week of July 10th
Week of August 7th

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Dress Designer Theme

During the Dress Designer Week, students will learn basic sketching techniques to design their very own custom made dress. They will also learn how to read a sewing pattern, how to cut & sew the fabric for their dress, to operate sewing tools & sewing machine to create their dress. They also learn ways to adorn and add details including pockets, zippers, pleats & more. All students will have the chance to show off their dress on the runway if they choose.

Week of June 26th
Week of July 31st

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Knitwear Designer Theme

During the Knitwear Designer Week, students will learn basic sketching & sewing techniques to design their very own custom made knitwear items. They will also learn how to read a sewing pattern, how to cut & sew the fabric for their knitwear projects, to operate sewing tools & sewing machine to create their dress.  Projects will include various knitwear wearable items including leggings, t-shirts, skirts, dress, etc.

Week of July 24th

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Check out the Photo Gallery from Past Summer Camps
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The required deposit of at least 1/2 tuition shall be paid at time of registration and the balance is paid on the child’s first day of camp. You may also choose to pay the full balance at the time of registration.
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There are spots for 8 kids per week. We continue to sell out each summer, so secure your spot early to make sure you don’t miss out!
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All Supplies are Included. All admissions to museums and activities in New York for NYC Fashion Week are included.
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Sign up Online or Call 201-876-1198 to Register
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Monroe Movement Space on the 5th floor will provide before care from 8-9am, as well as we after care from 4-5pm or 4-6pm each day for those interested. We’re happy to pick up/drop off any kids up who will participate in this. If interested, contact Monroe Movement Space directly for more info and rates.

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Additional Terms
– Due to the seasonal nature of summer programming and the set limitation of spaces offered, no refund shall be provided for absences, changes, withdrawals, or dismissal for cause.
-Permission is hereby granted for photographs to be taken of the camper and M Avery Desigsn has the right to utilize these photographs in camp brochures or on website and display material unless parent makes other arrangements with M Avery Designs.

 

Kids Summer Camp 2017

You’re Child will LOVE our week long sewing & design classes!  For Kids going into 1st – 6th grade .

Week of June 19th to Week of August 28th, 2017

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We focus on teaching your child:

  • Basic sewing machine usage
  • Sewing Project construction
  • Improving fine motor skills (pinning, cutting fabric, sewing on the line,
  • Creativity in designing their own sewing projects (dependent on project themes)
  • How to read basic patterns and instructions

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Each 1/2 Day Summer Camp Session:

  • Is 3 hours long, with time for a snack.
  • Meets Monday – Friday
  • Completes a project in the 3 hour session.
  • Never repeats a project
  • Is led by competent, experienced instructors who are either in school for fashion/education or professionals in the field of sewing, design or fashion.
  • Can easily be made into a full day by purchasing two 1/2 days session of the same week. Kids stay for lunch & activities from 12-1pm.
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    Morning Session 9am – 12pm
    Afternoon Session 1-4pm
    Full day session 9am – 4pm with BYO Lunch & Activities 12-1pm
    Weekly Schedule – Keep Scrolling
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    Rates:
    $275 Per Person 1/2 Day Session
    $137.50 Deposit (Due at Sign Up)
    To sign up for full day you must purchase TWO 1/2 day sessions and schedule accordingly.
    Weekly Schedule – Keep Scrolling
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    USE THE FOLLOWING PROMO CODES FOR FULL DAY CAMP, MULTIPLE 1/2 DAY SESSIONS & SIBLING DISCOUNTS:

    • One week of Full Day camp or Two 1/2 day sessions $495 (10% discount): fulldaycamp2017
    • Two weeks of Full Day camp or Four 1/2 day sessions $935 (15% discount): 2fulldaycamp2017
    • Three weeks Full Day camp $273 or Six 1/2 day sessions $1320 (20% discount): 3fulldaycamp2017
    • Four Weeks Full Day camp $338 or Eight 1/2 Day sessions $1650 (25% discount): 4fulldaycamp2017
    • Five Weeks Full Day camp or Ten 1/2 Day sessions $1925 (30% discount): 5fulldaycamp2017

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    PLEASE NOTE: DISCOUNTS VALID UNTIL THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP JUNE 19TH, 2017.

Use the following promo codes for full day camp, multiple 1/2 day sessions & sibling discounts:

  • One week of Full Day camp or Two 1/2 day sessions $495 (10% discount): fulldaycamp2017
  • Two weeks of Full Day camp or Four 1/2 day sessions $935 (15% discount): 2fulldaycamp2017
  • Three weeks Full Day camp $273 or Six 1/2 day sessions $1320 (20% discount): 3fulldaycamp2017
  • Four Weeks Full Day camp $338 or Eight 1/2 Day sessions $1650 (25% discount): 4fulldaycamp2017
  • Five Weeks Full Day camp or Ten 1/2 Day sessions $1925 (30% discount): 5fulldaycamp2017

Check Out Our Photo Gallery from Past Summer Camps
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*Discount codes used incorrectly will result in balance being owed on the first day of camp.
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*Please use your child’s name when signing up! There will be spaces in the registration form to add family members. If you are signing up siblings, please make sure that both children are scheduled for the week you would like them to attend camp. If things get confusing, no worries, send us an email or give us a call!

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Monroe Movement Space on the 5th floor provides before care from 8-9am, as well as after care from 4-5pm or 4-6pm each day for those interested. We’re happy to pick up/drop off any kids up who will participate in this. If interested, contact Monroe Movement Space directly for more info and rates.
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The required deposit of 1/2 tuition shall be paid at time of registration. The balance (which includes multiple sessions) are paid on the child’s first day of camp. All discounts applied to deposit will also be applied to balances paid on first day of camp. You also have the option to pay the full amount at the time of registration.
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There are spots for 16 kids max per week. We continue to sell out each summer, so secure your spot early to make sure you don’t miss out!
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All Supplies are Included
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Sign up Online or Call 201-876-1198 to Register
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Due to the seasonal nature of summer programming and the set limitation of spaces offered, no refund shall be provided for absences, changes, withdrawals, or dismissal for cause.
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Permission is hereby granted for photographs to be taken of the camper and M Avery Designs has the right to utilize these photographs in camp brochures or on website and display material unless parent makes other arrangements with M Avery Designs.

Back to School means Back to Sewing Class

If you’ve got kids, we’ve got sewing classes for them!
(Well at least ages 4 & Up)

Pre-K & Kindergarden Handsewing & Textile Craft Class

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1st, 2nd & 3rd Grade Sewing Class

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4th, 5th & 6th Grade Sewing Class

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7th – 12th Grade Sewing Class

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Homeschool Sewing Class

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Sewing Dresses Boot Camp

Learn all the basics of sewing beautiful dresses that fit you in just a few (super fun) weeks!

Students will focus on learning basic sewing skills to create 2-3 gorgeous dresses that actually fit your body. We’ve designed a 15 hour sewing class that will take your skills to the next level.

This is a sewing course is designed for the sewing student who’s had some basic experience. The course is 15 hours in total divided up between 5-6 weekly classes, depending on the schedule – details below.

As with all our sewing classes, all students work at their own pace and focus on learning new skills based on the skills they come to class with.

How many dresses you make in the class will depend on:

  • How much experience you come to class with.

  • How much work you do at home and in open lab.

  • The pace you work.

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Part 1:

  • Taking your own body measurements.

  • Review of Seam Allowance and why is it important?

  • Review of threading & operating the sewing machine.

  • Learning basic clothing construction.

  • How to read a sewing pattern.

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 Part 2:

  • Which patterns are right for me?

  • What adjustments do I need to make?

  • How do I take things in and let them out.

  • How can I make this fit better?

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Price: $299

This includes unlimited Open Lab Time while your session is running (normally $10/hour).  This price does not include the cost of the fabric for each project. You can bring your own fabric (see details below) or purchase it at the studio.

Small, Personal Classes | There are only 6 spots per session.

Please note: If you are registering for Saturday morning class, each class is 3 hours and meets for 5 weeks. If you are registering for a weeknight class, each class is 2.5 hours and meets for 6 Weeks.

Please note: Fabric is NOT included. Fabrics are available for purchase at the M Avery Designs Studio for $12 per yard. We have a variety of types, colors & prints, but keep in mind we are not a fabric store. Students also have the option of purchasing fabrics elsewhere before the class. Details & amounts are below.

Supplies Needed:

Dress A: Sleeve-less Mondrian Inspired A-Line Shift – 2.5 Yards Total Cotton, Linen, Denim or something similar. For multi-fabric version, 1 yard of 2 major fabrics & 1/2 yard of the last fabric. 20″ (or longer) matching zipper.

Dress B: Sleeve-less fitted dress with princess seams – 2.75 Yards Total Cotton, Linen, Denim or something similar. 20″ (or longer) matching zipper.

Dress C: Chic Shift with Sleeves – 3 Yards Total Cotton, Linen, Denim, Silk, Rayon or something similar. 20″ (or longer) matching zipper.

Sewing Separates Boot Camp

Learn some advanced beginniner to intermediate sewing skills in just a few (super fun) weeks!

Students will focus on learning basic sewing skills to create 2-3 articles of clothing that actually actually fit your body. We’ve designed a 15 hour sewing class that will take your skills to the next level.

This is a sewing course is designed for the sewing student who’s had some basic experience. The course is 15 hours in total divided up between 5-6 weekly classes, depending on the schedule – details below.

As with all our sewing classes, all students work at their own pace and focus on learning new skills based on the skills they come to class with.

How many garments you make in the class will depend on:

  • How much experience you come to class with.

  • How much work you do at home and in open lab.

  • The pace you work.

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Part 1:

  • Taking your own body measurements.

  • Review of Seam Allowance and why is it important?

  • Review of threading & operating the sewing machine.

  • Learning basic clothing construction.

  • How to read a sewing pattern.

 Part 2:

  • Which patterns are right for me?

  • What adjustments do I need to make?

  • How do I take things in and let them out.

  • How can I make this fit better?

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    Projects in this Class:

    Top, Fitted Trouser Pants & Unlined Jacket

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Price: $299

This includes unlimited Open Lab Time while your session is running (normally $10/hour). This does not include fabric. See below for more details regarding fabric needed.

Small, Personal Classes | There are only 8 spots per session.

Please note: If you are registering for Saturday morning class, each class is 3 hours and meets for 5 weeks. If you are registering for a weeknight class, each class is 2.5 hours and meets for 6 Weeks.

Please note: Fabric is NOT included in the price of the class. Fabrics are available for purchase at the M Avery Designs Studio for $12 per yard. We have a variety of types, colors & prints, but keep in mind we are not a fabric store. Students also have the option of purchasing fabrics elsewhere before the class. Details & amounts are below.

Supplies Needed:

Top:  Fabric can be any lightweight woven fabrics, such as cotton, cotton voile, lawn, rayon, linen, or cotton blends. There are plenty of choices for this project sold by the yard ($12/yard) that can be purchase in our studio on your first night of class.

Fitted Trouser Pants:  Fabric should be medium weight woven fabrics with some stretch, such as stretch cotton twill, poplin, suiting, gabardine, pique, wool blends. We do not have as many of this type of fabric for sale in the studio. There are some suggestions below for fabrics that can be purchased online that work well for this project

45″ Wide Fabric will require 3 yards
60″ Wide Fabric will require 2.5 yards

Suggestions:
Black Stretch Corduroy
Blue Stretch Denim
Black Stretch Denim
Beige Stretch Denim Twill
Navy Stretch Suiting
Charcoal Stretch Gabardine
Grey Stretch Denim

Unlined Jacket: Fabric should be medium weight woven fabrics, such as suiting, cotton, linen and linen blends, poplin, twill, silk dupioni, wool challis, gabardine, crepe.

Quick note about buying fabric – If you have no experience purchasing fabric, don’t worry about buying any before the first class. We have plenty of selection for the first project that we sell for $12/yard. The instructor will go over what type of fabric for the following projects.

 

 

 

Our Studio in (201) Gold Coast Magazine

You know that awesome new magazine (201) Gold Coast you see around Hoboken & Jersey City?

Well, We’re in it!!!

The latest issue of (201) Gold Coast May 2016 magazine has been published and they’ve included a sweet article about our little sewing studio!

We are so honored to be included in the pages of this beautiful publication!

Be sure to pick up a copy around town or  you can now access it instantly HERE.

The awesome feature is in their “Hidden Treasures” section and can be found on page 24 of the print edition and page 26 of the digital version.

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Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

We’re super excited to announce we’ll be offering our very first macrame wall hanging workshop!

This popular craft from the seventies has made a come back in a really big way. Our workshop will help you to create a modern piece, using a couple of different knots. You’ll leave the workshop with a gorgeous wall hanging to decorate your home.

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Megan Avery, studio owner, long time sewing instructor and recently macrame obsessed, will help you through this process.

The price of the 2 hour workshop is $65 and will include all the supplies you’ll need to complete your wall hanging including cotton rope & driftwood.