Immy and I enjoyed working together to make this simple stitched rainbow to hang in her room. It is a great introduction to learning to embroider for kindergarteners (with guidance) or school aged children. You will need: Hessian Textas/felt tipped markers Embroidery thread Large, blunt nosed needle Embroidery hoop (optional) To make: Have your child […]
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We attend a great playgroup once a week and this was one of our recent creative projects – a cardboard flower with holes punched for threading a long length of wool through. I thought it was a great idea and immediately thought to make a more permanent version for Immy’s sewing basket. So out came […]
Since the success of our button sewing I have been looking for another simple sewing project for Immy. In our local haberdashery/craft store I found this stiff, plastic mesh sheeting (in all honestly I have no idea what it is called or what it is used for – please leave a comment if you can […]
STOP! Before you put those Christmas cards into the recycling bin – okay, I admit, it’s probably still a few days until you do that, right? – anyway, before you do, I suggest you save your favourites to make a set of simple sewing cards! Great for preschoolers and children in the early school years, […]
Do you save your Christmas cards once Christmas is over? I do and this year I decided to use some of last years cards to make some simple sewing cards for Immy. I predominantly chose cards with a single bold image that would be easy to cut, and therefore stitch, around. To make them a […]