This post is part of a series of six “Crafty Kids” classes that I am teaching after school at the elementary school. I have projects that can be done in one hour by 1st-4th graders (5 R... Nov 03, 2015 No Comments
I am working on some fairy wings for Halloween. I would love to make a sturdy, large, light, etherial pair of wings. I have these exact specs in my mind’s eye. “They have to look exactly T... Oct 08, 2015 No Comments
We walked by the paint your own pottery shop one day and ended up inside. It was a magical spontaneous afternoon activity. My girl stuck with it for a REALLY long time, so that made the cost of ̶... May 19, 2015 5 Comments
We started Knit Club at school. Off they went into the world, with their knitting. My heart was full. The next day (the VERY next day) they each came running back in to show me their knitting. It was... May 07, 2015 9 Comments
I launched a Knit Club at school. Holy Smokes! I tried offering knitting as an elective, but alas, Stitch Lab was so popular that the time slot could not be unseated for knitting. (Believe me, that i... Apr 21, 2015 4 Comments
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 1 Comment
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 10 Comments
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
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