Sewing Classes for Kids

Having two daughters who are interested in learning to sew prompted me to do a little research on places that offer sewing classes locally. To my surprise, I found that there are many fantastic options for kids’ sewing lessons and camps all over the western suburbs of Chicago. As a result, we are all signed up for our first sewing camp over the summer! My girls are “sew” excited to create their very own projects by hand and learn a new useful skill. Check out our list of locations for great sewing classes around town.

Sewing Classes for Kids in Chicago’s West Suburbs

Sew Crafty Studio
2340 N Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL  60614
(773) 698-8071
After school sewing classes and full/half day summer camps. Ages 6+ for hand-sewing and 8+ for machine-sewing.

The Wishcraft Workshop
3907 N. Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 348.9474
Sewing lessons and summer camps.

JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores
Stores in Countryside, Darien, Lombard, Naperville and Wheaton.
(708) 482-7894
A nice variety of kids sewing classes as well as week-long camps.

Sew What?
Elmhurst Art Museum
150 Cottage Hill Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 834-0202
Explore the medium of fiber arts through sewing and other sculptural techniques. Ages 8-14

Shawn Sergeant Designs
485 Main St.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 474-9359
Sewing classes, camps and workshops for ages 7-14.

Classic Sewing
1795 S. Washington St., #104
Naperville, IL 60565
(815) 919-6336
Beginner classes starting at age 5 and also Mommy & Me classes for younger children. Summer camps, too, for ages 8-12.

Sewing 4 Kids
1232 Hollingswood Ave.
Naperville, IL 60564
(630) 904-1262
An assortment of classes and summer camps for kids ages 9 & up.

Machine Sewing for Kids
Craft Room at Village Commons
2401 DesPlaines Ave.
North Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 447-4211
A variety of fun sewing projects for kids in 1st-4th grades.

Sewing Basics Workshop
Longfellow School (Oak Park Park District)
715 Highland Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 725-2000
Basic sewing techniques for kids in 4th-7th grades.

The Little Bits Workshop
411 Park Ave.
River Forest, IL 60305
(630) 309-1606
Sew Adorable/Sew Smart classes for kids 6+ as well as Sew Sweet camps.

Simply Sewing
Recreation Center
1500 Walker St.
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-9070
Hand sewing class for beginners ages 7-12 years.

TLD Design Center and Gallery
26 E Quincy St.
Westmont, IL 60559
(630) 963-9573
Sewing classes and camps for ages 8 and up.

Looking for even more classes for kids, including sports, cooking, theater, and more? Check out our giant list of classes for kids!

About the Author

Jill Borkowicz
Jill is thrilled to be sharing her insight and knowledge of local fun on Kidlist! As an Oak Park native, Jill and her husband settled in La Grange Park in 2007 and couldn’t be happier with the community they call home. Raising two lovely daughters, ages 8 and 10, Jill is always on the lookout for cool things to do as a family. She is passionate about yummy food, an organized abode, creative entertaining, frugal finds, travel adventures, a healthy spirit, and overall family fun. Jill’s favorite wintertime activity with the fam? Ice skating followed by hot chocolate! Summertime family favorite? Long pool days with friends that end with a BBQ!

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