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.
*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… Continue Reading “Running a Kid’s Sewing Club (or are you crazy?)”
Recently, a coworker asked me to make a loincloth as part of her son’s Native American costume for a 4th grade class assignment. Mom had already purchased a length of suede-like dressmaker fabric. Her son wanted a “REAL” loin cloth that tied at the sides – not… Continue Reading “Native American Costume (Breech Cloth or Loin Cloth)”