Crafting with Kids category

  • Trouble with Crayons

    For Valentines day I wanted to make little crayon molds with Jambi for her classmates. I thought it would be a fun craft project to do together. This was also going to be a great recycling victory and...
    Mar 26, 2015 No Comments

  • Unicorn Fail

    It’s not often that the word “unicorn” and the word “fail” would be in the same sentence for us. We live in a magical time right now where fairies and unicorns RULE. We d...
    Mar 05, 2015 4 Comments

  • Mermaid Fleece Snuggler Update

    The girls in the Stitch Lab saw the Mermaid Fleece Snuggler that I made for my daughter and they went WILD. It turns out that this is a great project for 10 year olds! Here are some of the outstandin...
    Feb 25, 2015 8 Comments

  • Strawberry Bag

    My sewing girl made this strawberry bag for her Mom for Christmas! She did such a good job, it was extraordinary! (We couldn’t show you until now because we didn’t want to ruin the surpris...
    Jan 05, 2015 1 Comment

  • Pillow Case Update

    We have been very busy in the stitch lab. The girls are making Christmas presents galore! Here is a sneak peek at some of the pillow cases that were completed last week. I love the non-traditional c...
    Dec 15, 2014 1 Comment

  • Sewing with Kids: Tech Pouch Pattern

    In looking for a project to do with the sewing class, I came across this iPad sleeve pattern and thought it would work really well. We MADE it work, but it was not the finest choice. I still like the ...
    Dec 11, 2014 6 Comments

  • Project: Travel Activity Bag

    Some friends of mine were heading out on their Foreign Service assignment across the globe. They were flying to Hanoi with two kids under four. Here they are, all locked down and ready to roll. Daunt...
    Nov 13, 2014 8 Comments

  • Proud Knitter

    Is this the look of a knitter proud of his first finished project or what?! This is my 9-year old nephew Chase showing off his three-color neckwarmer. Chase asked me to teach him to knit back at East...
    Oct 20, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Foil Friends

    Here is a great project that you will BOTH enjoy doing. I offer Foil Friends. Supplies: sheets of tin foil marker (such as Sharpie, to make the lines) scissors Tear off a sheet of foil. You donR...
    Oct 15, 2014 No Comments

  • 18 Decorating and Party Ideas for Halloween

    Based on what everyone is pinning these days, it seems like September has put people in a Halloween state of mind. Well, it does pay to start those crafting project early, so here are eighteen project...
    Sep 16, 2014 4 Comments