Are you stymied by the thought of teaching a child how to sew? Here are some valuable tips and a handy checklist to make the experience more enjoyable for both the teacher AND the student.
This has been the first week since school let out that I’ve actually had daytime hours to quilt and sew. It also means I am able to catch up on my Audible and podcast playlists. Today, I listened to “How to Be Here” by Rob Bell. I’ll be listening again and probably again to really… Continue reading Overthinking = Stuck
Runs June 21st – Labor Day Like to Shop Hop? Do you participate in the Row by Row Experience every summer? Take the grandkids along with you on this year’s Row by Row! For the first time ever, they’ve added a component just for kids! It’s called Row by Row Junior. You can find more details… Continue reading Fun sewing activity to do with your kids or grandkids this summer
*Yes, I am crazy! That’s a prerequisite for working with kids!* One of the highlights of my day job is my weekly maker club. Some schools refer to it as Genius Hour or Learning Clubs. Our clubs meet most Fridays and last about an hour. I host 3 different groups of kids during the school… Continue reading Running a Kid’s Sewing Club (or are you crazy?)
Parents reached out on Facebook asking about sewing lessons for their ‘tween daughters this summer. Ask and ye shall receive! A local biz graciously agreed to let me use their classroom/meeting space for private lessons – as long as no event was scheduled. Works for me! Private lessons are $35.00/session & up. You’ll bring your… Continue reading Now offering private sewing lessons near Marietta Square
This Saturday, we’ll make a potholder and oven mitt just in time for Mother’s Day. As my gift to you, I’m sharing the instruction sheet I hand out to the kids during our club sessions. I developed my own oven mitt pattern based on a beloved vintage one in my kitchen drawer. Be creative… Continue reading Kid’s Club – Potholders for Mom
We have TWO camps this year: Quilt Camp – Make a tied 9 patch quilt and an emoji pillow Dates: June 13-16, 2017 Times: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Cost: $200 includes supplies and a snack Ages: 8 & up Note: Please bring your sewing machine. If you need to borrow a sewing machine, let… Continue reading Summer Camps @ Stitch N Quilt