The Children’s Institute of Fashion Arts Offers Online Sewing Classes and Design for young children to learn the basics of sewing using a machine and designing a pattern. These are skills that teach children motor skills. Following directions, they learn patience, creativity, and communication.
Online sewing classes can be for children as both can learn to mend their own clothing or help others with it. We offer an online course in sewing and you will need a sewing machine at home and some of the basic tools. Our course is for children ages 7-17 years old. Today we see more children learning to sew than ever before.
Why Parents Enroll Their Children in Sewing Classes
Learning to sew will give your child a skill or trade and the ability to learn something new. Sewing is a useful skill you can use all your life. If they are interested in fashion design, they can start with the basic skills needed to begin. They can learn about diverse types of fabric. They will learn different techniques for using a sewing machine and can apply this to making or designing a pattern. They can take an online course and eventually meet with other children to work on sewing projects at home. Some of the supplies you will need are needles, thread, material, scissors, measuring tape, colored pencils, rulers, and triangles. We will tell you the supplies you need when you take a sewing or design class.
Skills Children Will Learn From An Online Sewing Class
You will want to enroll children in our online sewing class because they will learn basic motor skills from sewing lessons. It is fine delicate work and can help them develop their motor skills working on detailed projects. They must learn to thread a needle and certain stitches even when using a machine.
These exercises teach hand, eye coordination, and need precise movements. Another example is cutting fabric to sew an outfit from materials. It teaches them to use their hands and cut shapes to form a pattern for sewing. This helps them learn to follow directions to get the right results.
Sewing will develop patience because making a pair of pants, hat, or dress requires a certain amount of time. If they can complete a project and learn, this can build their confidence in their ability to learn new subjects. Sewing machine basics build the skills needed to take on design or making something from a pattern.
The basic skills lead to more developed creative projects to work on. Instructors will give them praise and they will learn to deal with constructive criticism too and make improvements. When they do not understand what to do, they can learn to ask questions to clarify information on how to sew something. It will develop their creativity and give them a valuable hobby to practice.
Contact us to learn about our online sewing machine basics course by registering your child online or calling 646-221-9121 to learn more about our other classes coming up this spring.