Saturday Mornings from 10am - 1pm

November 12, 2022 - December 17, 2022


For kids 9-16


This 8 week intensive program is carefully planned to give young students the confidence to use a sewing machine and encourage them to use creativity through their work.


Projects will include: up-cycled denim backpacks, denim aprons, repurposing old sweaters into slippers and mittens, denim art and jewellery. The students will learn all the essential skills needed to make all of the mentioned projects.


Our project based curriculum will not only teach your child to sew, it will also teach them about patience, achievement and problem solving. We pride ourselves on being a creative and educational outlet for your family. 


Skills you'll learn:

  • How to operate sewing machine
  •  Hand sewing techniques (basting, button application, blanket stitch, applique slipstitch)
  • Pinning, cutting, marking techniques 


Note: We provide sewing machines, sergers, thread and swatches for in-class exercises. Some notions, handouts are also provided, as well as snacks and beverages. Students will need a basic sewing kit in class and a sewing machine at home to practice.


Price breakdown: $360 for 18 hours. This includes the use of sewing machines, sergers, sewing machine needles, thread, handouts, and pressing equipment.


Supply fee: $40 - please bring cash on first day of class.


Address: 3033 Carling Ave. Unit 204


Please review our policies before registering. 

Beginner Sewing for Kids on Saturday Mornings

  • Cancellation and Refund Policy:

    Written notice of cancellation may be processed for a course refund (minus a 10% admin fee) by advising Green Needle a minimum of two weeks prior to the course starting date.

    Cancellations received 1 week prior to the course commencing are eligible for 50% refund unless there is a wait list for the course. This includes the admin fee.

    Cancellations within the final week prior to the course are non-refundable unless there is a waiting list for the course and the course can be run with full attendance.

    In the rare event that our minimum class enrolment is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the class. Classes with insufficient registration will be cancelled with 72 hours notice given to those who are registered in the class. In cases where we cancel a class, students will be offered a full refund of the registration fees.

    If a course must be cancelled due to COVID19 related restrictions and guidelines set by the government, students will automatically receive a course fee credit which can be used at Green Needle for up to two years. The course can also be sold or gifted to someone by advising Green Needle in writing including the names of the designated student that will replace the original student.

  • Registration Information:

    Please register early for classes, as we require time to prepare kits and class handouts.

    You do not need to bring your own sewing machine to class, but you do need to bring your own sewing kit.

    Please read the prerequisites in the class descriptions to ensure that you meet the level required for the class material. If you feel you may not meet the prerequisites, don't hesitate to contact us for clarification and help selecting a class.

    Unless stated otherwise, classes and workshops that are listed here are for adult participants. Visitors, including infants and children are not permitted in classes or workshops.

    You may register for classes online, or over the phone (613-617-4042)