Ornament Making – Free Holiday Workshop

Come Celebrate the Holiday Season with us!

This Holiday Event is Free for all our Customers!

Sunday December 16th, 2018

This festive Holiday open house will go from 12-3pm.  This is a very popular event! Please sign up for a 1 hour time slot below and come at that time so we can comfortably accommodate as many people as possible.

There is absolutely no sewing experience necessary!

Children, accompanied by adults, are more than welcome!  No drop-offs please! 

Please bring your good cheer!


You must sign up below if you plan on attending. We have three time slots to accommodate as many people as possible. Please come only during the time slot you sign up for.

If you’re coming with kids, please sign up for everyone. If this is not possible, please send follow-up email saying how many will be in your group!

Sewing Dresses Boot Camp

Learn all the basics of sewing beautiful dresses that fit you in six 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.

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.

Projects in this Class:

Please note: The number of projects you complete in the class will depend on how much experience you come to class with, how much work you do at home and in Sew Club & the pace that you work.

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


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?

Cost of 15 Hour Workshop: $329

This includes free Sew Club classes during AND one month past your beginner sewing boot camp classes.  Sew Club is a great time to “makeup” anything you might have missed in a class, catch up on anything you fall behind on, or just sew whatever you’d like.  There are no makeup classes if you miss a session. Cost of Sew Club is normally $20/class.


There is also the option of taking a private lessons to make up a missed class. The rate for a private lesson while you are enrolled in a 6-week class is $40/hour (normally $65/hour).
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Please note: Fabric is NOT included. Woven Fabrics are available for purchase at the M Avery Designs Studio for $12 per yard. Stretch Knit Fabrics are available for purchase at the M Avery Designs Studio for $16 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 1: 

  •  3 Yards of light to medium weight woven fabric (no stretch or very little stretch). Some examples of suitable fabric types include silk or rayon crepe, shirtings, lawn, silk twill, light wool gabardine, wool crepe.
  • 22″ invisible zipper
  • one small hook and eye
  • 2 yards of bias tape
    We’re happy to provide the bias tape and hook and eye to each student free of charge. 

Dress 2: 

  • 3.5 Yards of light to medium weight woven fabric (no stretch or very little stretch). Some examples of suitable fabric types include cotton voile, lawn, rayon challis, batiste, dotted swiss, georgette, light to medium weight silks.
  • 1.5 Yards of bias tape
  • 1.5 Yards of 3/4″ or 1″ wide elastic.
    We’re happy to provide the elastic and bias tape to each student free of charge. 

Dress 3:

  • 3 Yards of medium weight fabrics such as poplin, denim, corduroy, velveteen, twill, flannel, wool crêpe or gabardine. Top is lined with same fabric as dress.
  • 22-inch coil zipper (not invisible)
  • Hook and eye – We’re happy to provide these.

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.

Learn to Sew a Dress

Come get creative, develop and/or improve your sewing skills and learn to make a beautiful handmade dress.

Both Beginning stitchers and experienced seamstresses will find this class informative and fun. Everyone will work at their own pace and whatever sewing level they are. You’ll be sure to learn some new sewing skills, as well as make some new sewing friends!

The dress pattern we’ll be working from is a simple fit n’ flare style dress with a fitted bodice (top of dress), zipper in the back and a skirt that flares out at the bottom.

Learn how to:

  • Read a sewing Pattern

  • Sew & Fit the dress bodice to your specific body

  • Insert a Zipper

  • Hem the dress

This class does not include supplies. Please bring your own 3 yards of non-stretch (or very little stretch) fabric or purchase it at the studio. We do not guarantee you’ll finish your dress during the workshop, but most participants usually do. Ages 12 & Up are welcome to take this class.

4 Hour Workshop $70

Teen/Tween Summer Camp | 2016

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

 

Monday through Friday

9am drop off – 4pm pick up

12-1pm is BYO Lunch & Activities

(see below for before care & after care options)

Rates:

$599 Per Person

$299.50 deposit due at sign up | Remaining balance due 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 June 27th

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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 18th

Week of August 1st

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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 July 25th

Week of August 8th

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This Summer’s Fancy Camp T-shirt

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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 | 2016

Half day & full day sewing & design classes for kids going into 1st – 6th grade

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We focus on teaching:

  • 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

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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 both 1/2 day sessions and schedule accordingly.

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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): fulldaycamp2016
  • Two Weeks of Full Day Camp or Four 1/2 Day Sessions $935 (15% discount): 2fulldaycamp2016
  • Three Weeks Full Day Camp $273 or Six 1/2 Day Sessions $1320 (20% discount): 3fulldaycamp2016
  • Four Weeks Full Day Camp $338 or Eight 1/2 Day Sessions $1650 (25% discount): 4fulldaycamp2016
  • Five Weeks Full Day Camp or Ten 1/2 Day Sessions $1925 (30% discount): 5fulldaycamp2016
*Please note: Discounts valid until the first day of camp June 20th, 2016. 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.

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*Please note: The week of July 5th, there is no camp on Monday July 4th due to the Holiday. When you check out, price will be reflected.

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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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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 14 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

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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.

4th, 5th & 6th Grade After School & Saturday Sewing Class

We would absolutely LOVE to teach your 4th, 5th or 6th Grader how to sew!

For kids this age, we have seasonal sessions of after school classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays.

In our creative & hands on sewing classes your child will learn:

  • Basic sewing machine usage & sewing project construction.

  • Improving fine motor skills including pinning, cutting fabric, sewing on the line.

  • Creativity in designing their own sewing projects.

  • How to follow basic sewing patterns and instructions

  • Projects include things like stuffed animals, toys, purses, fashion accessories, clothing and more.

More Details

  • 10 Week Seasonal Session + 1 Makeup Class = $225

  • Price includes all tools, supplies and fabrics.

  • Every child works at their own pace.  Up to 8 students per session.

  • Sewing classes take place at the M Avery Designs Sewing Studio.

  • Class meets weekly on Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm, Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm or Saturdays 1-2pm.

  • See below for seasonal start dates (Fall 2017, Winter 2018 & Spring 2018) & To Sign Up for one of the sessions offered.

  • Each student is invited to participate in the end of session Runway Show

View all the dates for FALL 2017, WINTER 2018 & SPRING 2018 school year. This includes class dates, makeup class dates & holidays when there is no class.

If a session has already started and you’d like to join late, this may be possible  if we have space available. Send us an email to find out.

Pinterest Fanatic Sewing Class

[slider id=”pinterest-fanatic-slider”] Are you Pinterest obsessed, but don’t have a clue where to start when it comes to making all the awesome sewing projects? If yes, this class is for YOU! And don’t worry – No sewing experience is ever required.

In our Pinterest Fanatic Sewing Class, you’ll be sure to improve your sewing skills, as well as make some new sewing friends! Each class we’ll teach you how to make a popular sewing project you can commonly see on Pinterest. We suspect this workshop will become habit once you see what an awesome way this is to unwind.  All you have to do is show up. The supplies for the featured project are included in the price!

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$40 | Drop in Class | Buy

$100 | 3 Class Pack (good for 4 months) | Buy

$150 | 6 Class Pack (good for 8 months) | Buy

The class packs can be used interchangeably with the the Pinterest Fanatic Sewing Class, Sip ‘n Stitch ClassGarment District TourIntro to the Machine/Hem Workshop or the Dress Makers Club.

 

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Upcoming Dates

2015 Kids Summer Session | Ages 6-10

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Half  day & full day sewing & design classes for kids age 6-10.

We focus on teaching:

  • basic sewing machine usage
  • project construction
  • improving fine motor skills,
  • creativity & more.

Students will learn:

  • To design their own clothing & accessories,
  • To create their own stuffed animals,
  • To make their own fashion accessories,
  • how to read basic patterns and instructions,
  • how to use the sewing machine as well as other sewing & fashion design tools and skills.

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.

Morning Session 9am – 12pm
Afternoon Session 1-4pm
Full day session students will stay for both sessions + supervised BYO Lunch from 12-1pm

PRICING

1/2 Day Weekly Session = $275 Per Person
$137.50 Deposit Due

For full days session sign up, please purchase two 1/2 day sessions and schedule accordingly.

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Week of Mon. July 27 – Fri. July 31st, 2015
Sewing Around the World – Sewing projects inspired by different cultures around the globe

Morning Session | FULL
Afternoon Session | FULL

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Week of Mon. August 3 – Fri. August 7, 2015

Sew-A-Friend: Stuffed Animals, Soft Creatures & Toys

Morning Session | FULL
Afternoon Session | FULL

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Week of Mon. August 10 – Fri. August 14, 2015
Fashion Accessories – Sewing projects including hats, bags, headbands, scarves, fabric jewelry & more

Morning Session | FULL

Afternoon Session | FULL

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Week of Mon. August 17 – Fri. August 21, 2015
Sewing Around the World – Sewing projects inspired by different cultures around the globe

Morning Session | FULL

Afternoon Session | FULL

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Week of Mon. August 24 – Fri. August 28, 2015
Fashion Designer – Project will include pieces of clothing including tops, skirts, shorts & more

Morning Session | FULL

Afternoon Session | FULL

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Week of Mon. June 22 – Fri. June 26, 2015
Fashion Accessories – Sewing projects including hats, bags, headbands, scarves, fabric jewelry & more

Morning Session | FULL
Afternoon Session | FULL

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Week of Mon. June 29 – Fri. July 3, 2015
Fashion Designer – Project will include pieces of clothing including tops, skirts, shorts & more

Morning Session | FULL
Afternoon Session | FULL

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Week of Mon. July 6 – Fri. July 10, 2015
Sew-A-Friend: Stuffed Animals, Soft Creatures & Toys

Morning Session | FULL
Afternoon Session | FULL
For Full Day Session, Sign up for both Morning & Afternoon

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Week of Mon. July 13 – Fri. July 17, 2015
Reduce, Reuse & Recycle – “Green” sewing projects made from recycled clothing, as well as items that will help us live more green

Morning Session | FULL
Afternoon Session | FULL

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Week of Mon. July 20 – Fri. July 24, 2015

Doll Fashion – Clothing & accessories to sew for your favorite doll or stuffed animal

Morning Session | FULL
Afternoon Session | 3 Spots Left | Sign up

Before Care & After Care
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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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.

There are spots for 12 kids per week. We continue to sell out each summer, so secure your spot early to make sure you don’t miss out!

All Supplies are Included

Sign up Online or Call 201-876-1198 to Register

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.