Sew a Slice of Summer In this series, students will make a skirt, a zip pouch, and a drawstring bag all in a fun fruit theme.

PREREQUISITEStudents must have taken Intro to Sewing for Kids or have basic sewing experience to be able to sew independently on a sewing machine. 


  • SUMMER 2016
  • July 25, 26, 27, 28 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

  • 9:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. 

Class Duration: 4-day series, each class is 2.5 hours 

Age Group: For kids ages 8 and older

Skill Level: beginner and beyond


  • $140.00, class fee
  • $30.00, materials kit fee* (OPTIONAL)

*Fabric Requirements:

  • See requirements below
  • MATERIALS KIT OPTIONAL: You may purchase a Materials Kit! Just add it to the class registration as you select the options from the drop-down menu below.

Class LocationSew You Studio, 3795 Grove St, Denver 80211


Fabric Requirements for Sew a Slice of Summer:

    • 1/3 yard of canvas fabric in natural color
    • 14" zipper (All-purpose)


  • FRUITY SKIRT First, decide on the fruit you want the skirt to look like (watermelon, orange, lemo, strawberry) and then purchase fabric that corresponds with your choice:
    • 1/2 yard of cotton fabric for the fruit color (pink, orange, yellow, red)
    • 1/4 yard of white cotton fabric (not necessary for a strawberry skirt)
    • 1/3 yd for the "rind" (green for watermelon, light orange for orange, dark yellow for lemon, green for strawberry)
    • 3/4″ elastic for the waistban


    • 1/3 yard of green fabric for the leaves
    • 1/2 yard of yellow cotton fabric for the exterior of the bag (solid colored fabric or fabric with a simple print will work)
    • 1/2 yard of cotton fabric for lining (suggested colors are yellow, white, or green)
    • 4 yards of Wrights extra-wide double fold bias tape in green