Classes in English

Arts-, crafts and sewing classes in English

Das Kreativlabor offers craft and sewing workshops, after school care and birthday parties also in English. Extend your skills from a professional craft and sewing teacher, adult educator and fashion designer in a fun and supportive environment at the Kreativlabor in Oberwil, BL, Switzerland.

Classes are held in German, but the teacher is fully bilingual , therefore, don’t worry – art is an universal language! Please see all details for upcoming classes here

Kreativlabor Mini – Toddler Art Club 3+

Come join us for this process oriented art class! The workshop is designed for a parent/caregiver and child interactive, learning experience. While introducing your child to all kinds of materials, we‘ll explore printing, painting, cutting and gluing. We’ll be making fun things to hang, decorate or play with. Care givers are asked to be present to interact with child.

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The Workshop is taught mainly in German, but English speakers are very welcome (teacher is fully bilingual). Art is an universal language!

Kreativlabor Mini 3+

Wednesday, December 11th 2019, 10.00 – 11.30am

Wednesday, January 29th 2020, 10.00 – 11.30am

Wednesday, February 19th 2020, 10.00 – 11.30am

Age: morning, 3-4yrs

Cost: 15.-/child and caregiver incl. snack

Place: Kreativlabor, Baumgartenweg 4, 4104 Oberwil

Please sign up under Kontakt

Kreativlabor Mini 4+

Wednesday, December 11th 2019, 3-5pm – full

Thursday, January 30th 2020, 3-5pm

Wednesday, February 19th 2020 3-5pm

Age: morning, 4-8yrs (at the age of 4yrs children are accompanied by a parent/caregiver to interact with the child)

Cost: 25.-/child incl. snack

Place: Kreativlabor, Baumgartenweg 4, 4104 Oberwil

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After School Craft

Great projects for little creative explorers for school kids 6years and up

Friday afternoon

Sewing and more from 15.30 – 17.30pm

For creative and sewing enthusiasts Age: 8-11years. Includes snack time and individual sewing

Tuesday afternoon

Kreativlabor projects 15.30 – 17.30pm or 16.30 – 17.30pm

For creative explorers Age: 6-9J years. Includes snack time and different craft projects.

Location: Baumgartenweg 4, 4104 Oberwil, only a few meters from the Thomasgarten- and Wehrlinschulhaus and close to the bus station „Baumgartenweg“ bus line 61 and 64. Parking in front of the building.

The students come independently to the Kreativlabor where we start with a healthy snack and some time to relax. Afterwards, we are working on individual creative projects and/or sewing. For kids 6 yrs and up, group size max. 6 children/group.

CHF 25.-/afternoon including a healthy snack, plus material costs. One module/class is 6 weeks , CHF150.- . You can book one individual module/project or stay the whole year one module follow the next module/project. No class during school holiday.

Introduction into machine sewing for kids Age 8+

January 25th 2020, 14.00 – 17.00Uhr – full

April 25th 2020, 14.00 – 17.00Uhr

– perfect for beginners and all sewing enthusiasts!

We will go through the basics of machine sewing like threading the machine, safety, different stitches and how to use/sew. Every child will create his/her own pouch or bag by the end of the workshop.

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Cost: 50.- incl. Snack, excl. material (ca. 10.- CHF)

Place: Das Kreativlabor, Baumgartenweg 4, 4104 Oberwil

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Unicorn Pillow Sewing Workshop

Sat., February 8th / 15th 2020 – 2.00-5.00pm

We will sew a cute and fluffy unicorn pillow – a great workshop for all young sewing lover 9yrs and up, some sewing experience is helpful. The kids will be able to choose the details and the colors of the pillow.

Cost: 100.- incl. Snack, incl. material

Place: Das Kreativlabor, Baumgartenweg 4, 4104 Oberwil

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Shirt Sewing for kids 9+ yrs

You choose from different patterns and options you favorite. You will learn how to use a paper pattern, cut the fabric and create your personal shirt.  Important note: you need to have a little experience to join this class

Saturday morning 10.00am to 1.00pm

March 21st, April 25th, May 2nd 2020

Cost: 135.- incl. snack, excl. material cost (ca. CHF 30.-)

Place: Das Kreativlabor, Baumgartenweg 4, 4104 Oberwil

Registration and more infos:  Kontakt

Personal Craft and Sewing Workshops

I love putting together a sewing or a craft workshop just for you! They are sort of a combination between a birthday party and a girls night out. The workshop takes place at Das Kreativlabor or your house or a place of your choice and can either be a group of kids (age 5+), teens or it can be a group of adults.

All it takes is finding 4-6 friends/participants and we can start a group.

Cost: 20.- SFR per person/hour, I will supply all the materials (some projects may have an extra supply cost)

Timeframe: Approximately 2 hours

Total time: 3 hours (1/2 hour of set up,  2 hours of crafting, 1/2 hour clean up)

You get to pick out the project– it can be a longer project that takes several weeks or one that we can finish in one session.

She creates an environment that encourages the love for crafting, creativity and learning.

Birthday Party

I am happy to plan and host a craft or sewing activity at your party. Please see details here.

Claire Février led fun filled „crafternoons“ for children and workshops for adults in Vancouver, Canada.

Please contact me here!