Tag: kids sewing projects

Heard of Cosplay, Comic-Con, Dragon-Con or SCA?

Picture courtesy of V. Borodinova Home economics & school-based sewing classes may be gone with the wind; however, sewing definitely is NOT dead!  The Maker movement, coupled with a STEAM focus in schools, has made sewing “sexy” again.  High school students and young adults…

Kid’s Classes Now Available

  You asked! Classes are scheduled for the month of July, 2016.  Location:  All classes will be held @ Stitch N Quilt in Mableton. July 7th , 10-11:30 a.m. Crafty STEM/Electric Bracelet.  Learn about e-textiles/soft circuits as you make your very own LED bracelet.  You choose the…

Sewing with the kids

The past two weeks have been spent sewing after school with some of my Crafty S.T.E.M. students and helping a Girl Scout troop in Hiram with a Quilts for Kids project.  Fun times!     

New skill of the month – making pom-poms

At work, we were required to set a personal and professional goal for the school year that will be tracked.  I meet with my accountability partner once a month to review my progress.  Of course, my personal goal is craft related.  (Big surprise huh?)  My…

Earn those merit badges girls!

Last Monday, I stayed after school to help our local Girl Scout troop members earn service badges.  The girls elected to make fleece dog blankets as their service project.  One tiny, but very important, detail – three of the four girls had never touched a sewing…

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