Tag: teaching children to sew

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.

Running a Kid’s Sewing Club (or are you crazy?)

*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…

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