Youth sewing classes registration

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Youth . Adults . Events . Parties . Workshops

Youth sewing
All Year Round

Youth
Sewing

Students will complete stylish, on-trend projects while learning basic sewing techniques, including how to determine the perfect fabric choice for their project, modify and layout patterns, cut fabric, construct garments and seam finish.

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Youth sewing camps
Open For Registration

Youth Camps
& Workshops

In La Movida’s two day camps sewers will be encouraged to customize their projects for personal fit and style. Students are always given the opportunity to choose their own fabrics from a wide selection provided by our in house design team.

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Birthday Parties
Create Amazing Memories

Parties
& Events

We are offering parents the chance to host birthday parties for their kids in our beautiful studio. Let your children create amazing memories through fun-filled activities including sewing and creative design.

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Adult sewing workshops
For Beginners and Advanced

Adult Sewing
& Specialty Classes

We offer introductory classes, continuous weekly courses, and specialized classes in pattern drafting, draping, and illustration. Whether you’re an entry-level, novice, or experienced sewer, we can help you bring your skills to the next level!

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Did You Know That We Provide Private Sewing Classes?

About La Movida

Occupying a bright and sunny studio on West Broadway in Vancouver, La Movida Fashion Design Academy is owned and operated by Laurie Allan-Franks.

Since it first opened its doors in 2013, Laurie has guided La Movida by the principle that fashion design and sewing should be fun.

Our classes are energized, informative, and supportive, led by an inspiring team of instructors, allowing students to create beautiful fashion-forward projects.

Laurie Allan-Franks owner of La Movida
La Movida store front
La Movida Tea Party

You Say Tea I Say Party

It’s no secret La Movida sewing camps are all about having fun while learning new skills and making amazing fashion projects! But one of our best kept secrets is our tea party tradition at the end of each week.

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Dunbar Theatre

La Movida on The Big Screen

Next time you’re taking in a movie at our own neighbourhood cinema, the legendary single-screen Dunbar Theatre, watch for La Movida’s big screen debut! The newly-produced La Movida video will be playing prior to every screening.

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“My 9 year old daughter LOVES this place. They have great instructors and she feels proud of what she has accomplished. We highly recommend!”
Maria G.
“My daughter and I had so much fun learning basic skills while sewing a very nice tote bag. Our instructor was an gifted teacher and laugh-out-loud funny. It made a great birthday gift/celebration.”
Lori B.

Sew, Why Not?

Spring Workshops & Camps Registration is Now Open!