Learn to Sew with Sophie & Her Friends • 16 Fun Projects You'll Love to Make & Use
Author: Sophie Kerr
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
In this book by well-known modern quilters Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr, along with their 11-year-old daughter Sophie Kerr, your customer will learn how to navigate a sewing machine, make smart fabric choices, and use basic sewing tools. Sixteen kid-friendly projects run the gamut from clothes to bags to accessories while clear, step-by-step instructions from Weeks and husband/design partner Bill Kerr walk kids through the creation of each. Throughout the book, tips from Sophie offer design and construction advice from a kid's perspective. The book "grows" with the sewist, offering more complex project as the reader's skills develop. Functions as a visual dictionary of tools, materials, and terms that will be a go-to reference for young sewists Wide range of projects appeal to both boys and girls of different skill levels Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr of Modern Quilt Studio are extremely well-known in the quiltmaking and textile design fields
Family Fun for Everyone - Terrific Technique Instructions - Playful Projects to Build Skills
Author: Janith Bergeron
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Are you looking for the perfect guide to teach your child to sew? Look no further! Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Sewing starts with the absolute basics about stitching, beginning with simple hand sewing, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are sewing safely and confidently at a sewing machine. Founders of The Sewing Tree, Janith Bergeron and Christine Ecker will guide you and your children through creative and fun sewing projects. With over 200 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood by grade-school kids, you're going to be creating crafty sewing projects with your child in no time! Each project lists the sewing skills that will be exercised in making it and projects are rated for difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination. Your children will learn to sew by making simple projects and building skills by practicing the essentials, and this book provides a sound foundation for a lifetime of sewing enjoyment.
An updated and expanded activity book designed to foster cultural awareness provides hands-on activities, songs, and games that help bring to life the people and experiences that shaped African-American history. Original.
Hands-on activities, games, and crafts introduce children to the diversity of Asian American cultures and teach them about the people, experiences, and events that have shaped Asian American history. This book is broken down into sections covering American descendents from various Asian countries, including China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. Topics include the history of immigration from Asian countries, important events in U.S. history, sidebars on famous Asian Americans, language lessons, and activities that highlight arts, games, food, clothing, unique celebrations, and folklore. Kids can paint a calligraphy banner, practice Tai Chi, fold an origami dog or cat, build a Japanese rock garden, construct a Korean kite, cook bibingka, and create a chalk rangoli. A time line, glossary, and recommendations for Web sites, books, movies, and museums round out this multicultural guide.
An exciting collection of 17 easy sewing projects for children aged 5-11, including toys, decorations and accessories that kids will really love to make. Your children will have great fun learning important sewing techniques with simple instructions written just for them, and can make loads of exciting things from character softees and puppets, to patchwork balls, blankets, games, masks, and more. Includes all the templates and techniques you need to get sewing with a gorgeous, nostalgic design style just like the craft books you loved when you were a kid!
In 'A Catholic Kid's Guide to Stewardship', the author has collected some memorable and touching true stories of what kids have accomplished - and are still accomplishing. She centres each chapter on scripture and teachings of Jesus, offering passages that children can read on their own or with their families.
Craft awesome DIY electronics projects using fabric, paper, and creativity-- no prior experience necessary! This fun TAB guide provides an entertaining, hands-on introduction to electronics and making. The book contains 20 DIY projects that teach electronics and craft skills using inexpensive, readily available materials. You’ll also find four fun interviews with awesome makers. The author explains how to work with conductive thread, sewable LEDs, copper tape, small motors, simple sensors, and more. Written by a dedicated hobbyist, The Crafty Kid's Guide to DIY Electronics: 20 Fun Projects for Makers, Crafters, and Everyone in Between focuses on paper circuits, soft circuits, wearables, and robots. Designed for children interested in exploring, the book is also ideal for established hobbyists with senses of humor! Inside you’ll discover how to: •Get up and running with electronics and crafting•Build interactive paper projects that light up, buzz, vibrate, and dance•Use cardboard and origami—even create a pop-up cityscape with lights!•Make sewing projects that use conductive thread and electricity•Assemble a constellation night light and a grumpy monster with a tilt sensor•Add wearable technology to your gadgets•Make an LED paper flower crown and a mood badge•Work with robotics and develop your own robot-based projects•Construct an extremely effective robot alarm clock