Authors Amie Petronis Plumley and Andria Lisle teach a sewing camp in Tennessee which has received rave reviews from parents and children alike. They have combined 21 of the favorite hand sewing projects into Sewing School.
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These projects are geared for children ages 5 and up and requires very little adult supervision. Lots of step by step illustrations and comments from kids who have actually attended the sewing camps offer encouragement.
Sewing School 2 continues the journey as they learn to use a sewing machine. Geared for children seven and up – and written at a second grade reading level – once again very little parental supervision is required. Notes are included, however, to help parents who would like to be involved.
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While creating 20 different projects, children learn all of the different features of a sewing machine. By the time they are done with the book and projects, they will know how to do everything from threading the machine to using all of the various stitches – and when and why to use them.
Wouldn’t one of these books – along with the suggested supplies – be a perfect gift for the future sewer in your life? And remember, this is the perfect time to introduce boys to sewing as well! Sewing is a lifetime skill needed by everyone!