My Favorite Tutorials: Chicken Pin Cushion

I originally learned about these Chicken Pin Cushions from Cindy Needham, several years ago,  as a guild she belongs to was making and selling them as a guild fundraiser.  Of course, I bought a "flock", as they were so cute and for a great cause. I was delighted when I saw this tutorial by Jenny … Continue reading My Favorite Tutorials: Chicken Pin Cushion

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Little Big Stuff: Pint-Sized Play Sets to Sew for Kids – A Book Review and Giveaway

I'm delighted to share insights with you today about a fun new sewing book that is perfect for sewing enthusiasts of all levels, and contains step by step instructions to make 24 projects that will appeal to kids - boys and girls alike. The "Little Big Stuff: Pint-Sized Play Sets To Sew For Kids", by Michelle … Continue reading Little Big Stuff: Pint-Sized Play Sets to Sew for Kids – A Book Review and Giveaway

#CreativeGoodness with Sizzix Fabi and New Kid Giddy Dies – Plus A Giveaway

Die Cutting machines can certainly help increase creativity for kids of all ages.  And, Using Ellison/Sizzix products have perfect ergo balance, making them comfortable to use and precise cuts.  Combined with a vast amount of dies for quilting, sewing, embroidery, as well as scrapbooking, card making and other interests they enable endless creativity and fun, … Continue reading #CreativeGoodness with Sizzix Fabi and New Kid Giddy Dies – Plus A Giveaway

#SummerCamp – Books with #KidFriendlyProjects from CT Publishing

A book packed with #CreativeGoodness can make a great gift, and certainly help kids be creative during the summer (or anytime of the year).  CT Publishing has many books that are excellent books for kids, as well as kids of all ages.  Here are a few of their books that I think are packed with … Continue reading #SummerCamp – Books with #KidFriendlyProjects from CT Publishing

#SummerCamp – Creative Projects, by Heidi Boyd

Welcome to another #SummerCamp where our creative activities today focus on the Heidi Boyd, an amazing crafter, designer, sewing enthusiast, and author.  I personally love all of her designs and I'm delighted to showcase some that make for #KidFriendly projects during our virtual summer camp.  But first, a little bit about Heidi Boyd: Heidi has … Continue reading #SummerCamp – Creative Projects, by Heidi Boyd

#SummerCamp – Fun With Creative Books From Design Originals

 Welcome to another #SummerCamp where our activities today focus two new kid friendly books published by Design Originals.  Ice Princess Crafts, by Colleen Dorsey, is absolutely perfect for kids that enjoy dressing up as snow queens and snowmen.  This book can help you and your kids create a variety of wintry capes, gowns, wands and more. … Continue reading #SummerCamp – Fun With Creative Books From Design Originals

#SummerCamp – Electric Quilt / Quilt Design Software

 Welcome to another #SummerCamp where our activities today focus on the Quilt Design Wizard Software, from the Electric Quilt Company.  This software is super easy to use, very economical and pretty darn versatile, making it a perfect tool for kids to be creative this summer, or anytime.  And, I'm excited today to showcase this software. … Continue reading #SummerCamp – Electric Quilt / Quilt Design Software