Sometimes finding modest ready-to-wear clothing for girls can be difficult. Often they are too short or too tight. Use these suggestions to avoid the mother-daughter struggles. Sometimes going up a size or two is really all the solution you need. This may require some slight alterations. Today I am a...
Pacifier Clips are a quick and easy project to make to use or give as a gift. A pacifier attaches easily to the loop end. The clip attaches securely onto a baby bib, clothing or infant carrier. Materials needed: Scrap of fabric elastic or ribbon metal clip See materials list...
Hand sewing is the best way to begin the life-long journey of sewing love. A hoop button project is the best first sewing project for children. They will learn how to handle a needle and thread to make stitches. The hoop keeps the fabric straight. Buttons add a quick brightness to their project.
This Easy DIY Activity Tote is perfect for children to have some activity essentials on-the-go. This is a project that your children can learn about designing and learn to sew for themselves. The strap can be worn on the shoulder or as a cross-body bag.
The easiest way to cut fabric on a straight line is with a rotary cutter, mat and ruler. No question! But, do not recommend children using a rotary cutter. Also, if you are new to the sewing scene, you may have not invested in one yet. So if you do not have one, (or should not use one) there are other ways to cut a pattern.
I have a new category on my blog posts for Repairs & Alterations. I have gone through all my old posts and added this to all that apply. I think that if you can repair, repurpose, re-hem, recycle, restyle or alter any clothing is to re-love it.
Learn to Sew Drawstring Pouch is a child tutorial beginner project. This is part of a series in Teaching Children to Sew. -
Sometimes your polo shirt or t-shirt gets an annoying little hole. It doesn't look that bad at first, then it begins to grow and be more noticeable. Then you may even stop wearing it because you don't know how to fix it. Repairing a little hole is one of the simplest hand sewing that can be done.