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Photo Credit Sewing Jungle Unicorn Pattern Kids Can Sew Summer sewing camps for kids are quickly becoming more and more popular. They are fast paced, fun, AND educational. Here are 5 tips to help you plan your upcoming summer sewing camps.  Tip #1 – CHOOSE A THEME Every summer sewing camp should have a theme! People like themes. Themes get people excited. Unicorns, travel, mermaid…whatever your theme is, embrace it! Get creative and design your camp entirely around your chosen theme Read more…


Having been in the business of teaching kids to sew for over 35 years, we have learned a lot along the way. A lot! Some lessons we’ve learned are great….others….well, not-so-pretty. It’s all part of the process. With that in mind, we want to share with you how a sewing curriculum, specifically the Kids Can Sew curriculum, can help you in your business of teaching kids to sew. 1- TIME SAVINGS. This is one of the biggest benefits of using our Read more…


Are you wanting to teach your child to sew? Here is what you can expect (realistically) from your child when it come to sewing.  Ages 3-6 Between the ages of 3-6, lacing cards are fabulous! This helps them develop the fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination skills, and patience that sewing requires. Living Life and Learning has a great tutorial on making your own lacing cards here.  Another sewing activity that is great for this age group is sewing large buttons on Read more…


Teaching kids to sew can be both a rewarding and challenging endeavor. Here are a few tips to help you get started with this adventure.   TIP 1 – Select the right machine Your child’s experience with the sewing machine can make or break their entire sewing experience…no pressure, but choose wisely! – Use a full size sewing machine, NOT a toy machine. I repeat, DO NOT use a toy sewing machine under ANY circumstances. (trust me on this, I’m saving Read more…

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