Megan Noel reprises her tutorial for creating quick-and-easy, charming Christmas ornaments. This is the perfect way to use up your scraps of felt and novelty fabrics. And I think this would be a great project for school-age kids with just …
Rachael Gander‘s guest post on Fiskateers is a simple how-to for turning drawings and doodles into embroidery patterns. It’s a perfect project for kiddos, she says, or for learning to embroider. Check it out.
Rebecca of Dropcloth introduces beginning stitchers to the basics with a guest post on The Etsy Blog. Basic supplies, basic stitch tutorials, and a charming sampler pattern to practice on. See her post.
Violet said, “Mommy, I want to make something.” And she had clear ideas about what she wanted to make. So Jane of Buzzmills supported her wee one in embroidering and constructing a beautiful, snuggly pillow of her very own. See …
Curly Birds shares an idea for making your little one a sewing or embroidery kit of his or her very own. This isn’t so much a tutorial as a suggestion, but the inspiration is irresistible. Go to the blog post…
Amy Powers of Inspire Co. has posted a tutorial over on Big Picture Classes for helping your child create needlework from his or her original art. The steps are simple, take advantage of your child’s natural creativity, and are appropriate …
This makes me happy dance in my chair. Rebecca H of Illinois submitted these two blocks to the Crazy-Quilt Journal Project. In case the text is too small for you to make out, the block on the left is by …
Jennifer of CraftSanity spent a week at her kiddo’s elementary school, teaching 500 kindergarten through fifth-graders to weave and leading them in creating a patchwork rug for the school library. Her blog post shares the concrete and intangible benefits of …
Here’s a great project to stitch with your kids as Easter approaches! Molly of Wild Olive reshares her tutorial for eggy felt finger puppets. Go to her post.
Jenny of Stumbles & Stitches posted this rockin hoop on her blog. Did she stitch it? No. The artist is her four-year-old son, Ben, who was inspired to embroider his name in a rainbow of threads. Awe. Some. Yea for …
The hand in that photo belongs to an adorable little boy who is learning to stitch at Mama’s knee. See more photos at Flaming Nora‘s blog post.
Don’t throw away those styrofoam trays! Embroider on them (or let your kids practice their stitches). You’ll wind up with a self-framed bit of art. Sara of Creative Jewish Mom explains how it’s done. See her tute.
Bari Ackerman of We Love French Knots has put together an outstanding rundown of embroidery projects for children. You’re bound to find something for the wee one on your Christmas list. Go to Bari’s blog and scroll down to 9/29/11.…
Laura Bray of katydiddys offers some tips for teaching your wee one to embroider. Pictured: Laura’s daughter with her first real thread-and-fabric project. Awesome awesome awesome! See more at Laura’s blog post.
Cindy of Cindy’s Stitches in Time made these little birdie keychains as baby-shower favors. (Great idea!) You could do the same. Or wouldn’t this make a great project to do with kids! Cindy doesn’t provide a pattern, but you could …