Archive for March 2012

Childrens sewing project – doll quilt

Quilting isn’t just for the adults…….your children can get in on the fun too! This children’s sewing project was made for a class I will be teaching this spring (see my class schedule page for details). It is the perfect sized quilt for any 18 inch doll like the American Girl doll. It uses simple…

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Sewing Supplies – what you really need

I will break this article into 2 parts, which will be done in two separate posts. Part 1 will cover all the supplies you should have in your sewing kit, many of which are used for hand sewing. Part 2 will cover the additional supplies needed for machine sewing. So you’ve made the decision to…

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Sewing 101 for the absolute beginner

Lately I’ve been getting a lot of calls from adults who want to learn how to sew, which is what prompted me to create this “Sewing 101” class.  This beginner sewing class will give you a good understanding of how to use a sewing machine and in the process you will complete 2 full projects…

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First Year Sewing Projects for Kids

Below are images from the Kids Can Sew & Fashion Design which will give you an idea of what your child will be making within their first year of sewing. As you can see there are several 1st year pattern packets for you and your child to choose from. The first two are great options…

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Free Sewing lessons

Free sewing lessons…….words that are like music to my ears. Well that is if I were the one looking for them. But the truth is I am the one giving the free lessons. My business, Sewing 4 fun launched in February of 2012.  This past month has been spent working on advertising and marketing two…

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Stuffed toys your child can make

Sewing 4 Fun, is dedicated to teaching sewing to the next generation of sewers, but I want to do it in a way that’s not only educational but fun too! And what better way to have fun with sewing than to create your own stuffed toys? Stuffed toys can come in many shapes and sizes,…

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