Category: children

After School Club

Phew finished our cushions!

We had a very busy After School Club trying to finish off cushions to take home. The girls were really good, sewing lovely blanket stitch around their decorated felt cushions. An advanced sewer finished her appliqué cushion using the sewing machine, I think she was quite chuffed, especially with her skull and crossbones appliqué.

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John Lewis Mini Sewing Machine Pink

Children’s Sewing Machines for Christmas

I have heard from parents that a few of the children I know are having sewing machines for Christmas and I have been asked which ones I would recommend. Below are a few that I know of although not all are tried and tested. Children are quite capable of learning to sew on an adult…

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Holiday Sewing Club Preparations

Preparations for the holiday sewing clubs are well underway. I have some gorgeous coloured felts to chose from and several animal pincushion patterns ready to go.

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Monday Sewing Class

A lovely class today, the children worked well, with quiet chatter. Half the class were engrossed in decorating the front of their square bears, choosing buttons and embroidery thread colours, the other half were getting to grips with sewing around corners and curves, in preparation for sewing their lavender hearts together. It’s a super room…

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