Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Easy Valentine Softies for Kids to Sew

Happy Valentine's Day! I have a surprise for you today ... lots of easy Valentine sewing tutorials!

Thursday, December 15, 2016

19 Free Kids Christmas Sewing Projects

What could be better during the winter school break than making a few fun projects with friends and loved ones? I love sewing. So, I've put together this roundup of free and easy Christmas projects for kids to sew. This will keep you busy over the holidays. Let's sew!

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

How to Sew an Easy, Felt Snowman Softie

This easy to sew, snowman was inspired by a follower on my Facebook page. Diane asked for an easy, soft sculpture snowman that the kids in her class could sew. She wanted one that was bigger than an ornament. This one is 10½” and huggable!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

DIY Felt, Travel Toothbrush Roll

Are you going to any overnighters this summer? Do you need an easy way to carry your toothbrush? This tutorial will show you how to make a super cute, travel toothbrush roll. It's a nice way to keep all your tooth care items together in one place, ready to go when you are.

Monday, July 11, 2016

How-to: Add New Thread to the Blanket Stitch, for Kids

Have you been practising the blanket stitch we learned? And have you noticed that sewing the blanket stitch uses a lot of thread? The bigger the sewing project, the more thread you will use and the more often you will have to lock the stitches to re-thread the needle!

Can't figure out how to make a smooth thread-join? Read these directions. They will help you. This is an easy way for kids to add new thread to the blanket stitch. You will see little lumps of thread where the threads connect in this beginner method, but with practice they will be tidy lumps

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