The Handwork Studio, LLC. is a kids’ needle arts, machine sewing and fashion community. We pass down the tradition of teaching practical arts such as knitting, crocheting, embroidery, machine sewing and fashion to kids ages 5 -16 with a fun and fresh approach.
The company’s principal activities are to provide education, recreation, content and merchandise related to the teaching of needle arts to kids. The company operates in four segments;
The Camp, The Studio, Content and Merchandise.
The Camp segment is an award winning camp that is expanding yearly and currently in 40+ locations in 8 States. We partner with independent schools, day and residential camps and recreation departments to provide programming for their internal summer camp.
Over the last 14 years, The Studio segment has grown to include after school classes, workshops, girl scouts, birthday parties and community service.
The Merchandising segment has developed kids craft kits which are distributed through the website and to camp professionals.
The Handwork Studio has been recognized as one of Philadelphia's 100 fastest growing companies for 4 years by The Philadelphia Business Journal, The Wharton Small Business Development Center and The Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia.
The Studio has been profiled in industry, consumer and local publications. Laura is also a host on Comcast’s On-Demand/ActivityTV and the Studio has aired on PBS Sprout, The 10! Show, All That and More and Mom’s on the Move. The Studio is the recipient of several awards including Nickelodeon’s Best Big Kid’s Program, Main Line Times Best Kids Camp, Main Line Today’s Best Teen Program, and MainLine Magazine.
Specialties: Youth development & education.