Trout Museum of Art

Intro to Sewing & Fabric Crafts | Age 11-14

The Intro to Sewing and Fabric Crafts camp will cover all the basics and fundamentals that will introduce your child to sewing!

This is great for beginners who want an in-depth introduction to sewing with fun activities and the confidence to take on more projects of their own.

Learning Objectives:

Basic sewing terminology
Basic operation, parts, and functionality of a sewing machine
Patterning and cutting
Seam allowance
Straight stitch
Zig-zag stitch
Exposure to a variety of fabrics
Exploring artistic application and functional uses

All supplies included. TMA members receive 10% off all registrations.

Summer Camps at TMA are one week, Monday – Friday, all led by local professional artists.

Gretchen Wood | Art Educator 

Gretchen Wood holds a BS from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and is currently a graduate student at Edgewood College in Madison, WI pursuing her MA in Art Therapy. Gretchen works out of Soulflower Studio in Appleton and her paintings tend to focus on nature themes and animal subjects with bold colors, organic shapes, and floral motifs. Her passion is to spread a message of hope and healing through the arts. She loves both teaching and creating, helping others to develop skills they can use to enrich their lives.


Jul 22 - 26 2024


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM



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