Tag: sewing classes

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…

Tips for Teaching the Munchkins to Sew

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.

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…

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…

A busy week indeed

This was our last official week of summer break.  An oxymoron of sorts as I spent three days dealing with school stuff (unpaid, of course since our contract doesn’t start until Monday).  I managed to squeeze in some sewing and actually taught sewing classes…

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