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Selecting The Right Sewing Machine For Your Studio

Your sewing school deserves a stress free machine and so do you! Selecting the right sewing machine for your young sewists is vitally important to their experience. You want to make sure the machine they are using adds to their experience and doesn’t detract from it. Here are a few things you will want to consider before selecting the right machine for your studio. Machine Size You will want to purchase full size machines. In my mind, this is non-negotiable…full size 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…


We have been making these great fabric candy trays! They are quick and could be done in 1 hr.  I precut everything to make it go quickly. You need: 2 – 10″ fabric squares 1 – 10″ non fusible fleece or batting 8 buttons or *1/2″ double fold bias tape; store bought or made from matching fabric Matching or contrasting thread *If using bias tape sew open side and cut 8 – 10″ strips. 1. Place 10″ fabric pieces pretty sides Read more…

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