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2023 MADAM CHINO SEWING WORKSHOPS AND KIDS SEWING CAMP PROGRAMS ARE NOW LIVE!




2023 MADAM CHINO SEWING WORKSHOPS AND KIDS SEWING CAMP PROGRAMS ARE NOW LIVE!

Madam Chino's exciting list of 2023 in-person sewing classes are now available for online sign-up with some favorites plus and a few new programs, all full of amazing projects and textile recycling opportunities through the entire year!

Check out the summary below with hot-links directly to the listings! Download the Calendar at the bottom of the page!


SUNDAYS 1-4PM & 5-8PM: Machine Operations, Open Sew Labs! The Sunday staples of weekly alternating afternoon 1-4pm Machine Operations (1st & 3rd weeks) and Open Sewing Lab (2nd & 4th weeks) will continue. Now 5-8pm will be all Open Sew Labs, with the exception of 2nd Sundays, where a 5-8pm Machine Operations class has been added! Need an idea for a quick 3-Hour Project to sew in Open Sew Lab? Check out this List!


Bring a sewing partner to any of the Sunday classes, sit at the same table, and team up on the same project for the price of one (make it a parent-child or partner date!). All Madam Chino Sunday classes are all-ages, but children under 8 are required to bring a parent!


FRIDAYS 6-9PM: 3-Week Sew Sessions for Long Term Projects, & Free Community Sew Patchwork Installation! Spend Fridays nights 6-9pm at Madam Chino, with 3-Week Friday Sewing Sessions (1st-3rd weeks) reserved for longer term guided patterning projects including T-shirt Quilts, Blanket/Quilt Coats, Recycled Bed Sheet PJ Sets, Flat Pattern Drafting and Draping for both Tops and Bottoms, Recycled Towel Beach Sets, and Embroidered Handmade Holiday Gifts! Sign up for $120 and use the coupon 3CLASS for $15 off, for those who want to spend a weekend night doing something constructive and cathartic! These are really fun projects that cannot be fit into single sessions and you will get an in-depth experience in each course, bringing a project with many steps to full fruition under guidance.


4th Fridays from 6-9pm are a way to connect to community through sewing, this time for FREE! Madam Chino is hosting monthly Community Patchwork Free Sew "Positive Words" Fabric Mural Sewing Sessions, and you don't need to know how to sew! Transform community donated reuse fabrics into a positive community word-art fibers installation to be displayed in an impactful street-facing billboard. MC is currently working on developing the building permit plans to install a rotating community art mural billboard installation site on the 63rd street side of the new Madam Chino building at 6301 W. Lincoln Ave in West Allis! Sign up online in advance to reserve one of up to 6 spots per month. Names of community partakers will be installed in a plaque next to the installation, which will stay up as long as it takes to make the next one!! The current mural is "KINDNESS" and will require a few more sessions to complete, so please join!~


MONDAY-THURSDAY 1-4PM: Kids Weekly Summer Sewing Camps (9 Different Weeks with Amazing Themes!) This year, Madam Chino is offering 9 themed weekly summer kids sewing camps for upper elementary and middle school students from ages 8 to 13, where kids learn and practice sewing, measuring, patterning and 3d construction, visually design their own fabrics using a variety of processes, and sew up to 6 amazing projects in their matching fabrics each surrounding a specific area of interest, while using community reuse fibers! Early Enrollment is 10% off, at $186 per session using code "SEWINGSKOOL" at check out! Click these links to explore what each weekly session includes:






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