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MIE Learning: Sewing Camp Overview:

 

MIE Sewing Camp is a program that will be filled with fun and learning for learners. During this program, students explore math concepts such as geometry, number sense, fractions, and measurement, through fundamental sewing skills. Students will also use explore Algebraic Thinking as they dive into what it takes to become a fashion designer.

Program Outcomes:

  • Math

    • Identify perimeter, area, circumference, radius, diameter, and volume

    • Identify circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters, and use the phrases half of, fourth of and quarter of.

    • Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes.

    • Recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts.

    • Correctly measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.

    • Compute unit rates associated with ratio of fractions, including ratios of lengths and area

    • Successfully add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings.

  • Sewing

    • Identify the parts of a sewing machine.

    • Correctly thread a sewing machine.

    • Successfully create a hem.

    • Use thread to create designs within a garment.

    • Construct a simple four-step pattern

Camp will start at 9:00AM and end 4:00PM. We will have after-care from 4:00PM until 6:00PM. The cost for designers attending for three weeks is $540, which covers the full three weeks, fabric, materials, and morning and afternoon snacks. Lunch will not be provided. After-care is $25 per week. Drop-in for aftercare is $10 a day.

 

Camp Calendar

Week 1

Area, Perimeter, and Symmetry 

Projects

  • Pillow

  • Bags

  • Zipper Pouches

Week 2

Fractions, Symmetry and Functions

Projects

  • Shirts

  • Pants

  • Shorts

Week 3

Circumference, Radius, Diameter, and PI, 

Projects

  • Skirts

  • Dresses

Week 4

Pattern Making

and

Accessories 

Week 5 & 6

Sketching, Designing, Assessment and  Entrepreneurship

  • Day 1: Sketch/Design Assessment Garment

  • Day 2: Design/Construct Assessment Garment

  • Day 3: Construct Assessment Garment

  • Day 4: Construct Assessment Garment

  • Day 5: Finish Assessment Garment/ Awards