Threading is the first steps in the process of sewing and Here Comes the Girls has a great activity as part of the Virtual Book Club for this Month.
Royal Baloo has a great post (another from the Virtual Book Club for Kids this month) on sewing is for boys lovely to see the creations that they made using the sewing machine.
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From our Feminist Preschooler – there is a book based sewing activity with buttons – now I love buttons and have a large button collection and this would be perfect as a first sewing experience for kids.
The Educators Spin on It are as passionate about sewing as I am and have some great advice on sewing with your kids, a 1 year old and a 5 year old and how they can help, as well as a lovely rosemary pouch threading activity and some gnome clothes as well.
Mama Smiles is another crafty Mama and her eldest is getting into sewing in a big way designing her own gifts for friends, making beautiful butterflies to help raise money for cancer research, creating accessories for her dolls and flowers for her own clothes.
Kitchen Counter Chronicles has some words of wisdom on getting kids sewing with simple sewing for first timers.
Sewing isn’t just for girls – Frugal Fun for Boys shared her son’s first sewing project with the gorgeous christmas tree ornaments that he made.
The journals of a Laura Ingalls Wanabee shares a great way to get preschoolers sewing a long with you using shelf liner.
Highhill homeschool’s girls created these gorgeous flowers to decorate their clothes and accessorises with.
Would you like to create a soft toy from your child’s art work or even get them to do it – here’s how from Nurturestore.
Thank you so much for everyone linking up last week and the sewing posts have inspired me I have created a pinterest board for sewing for kids and would love to share your posts in the board as well – if you have any more sewing posts then please leave a link in the comments below and I will pin to the board.
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