The best-selling book duo Sewing School and Sewing School 2 are featured in this special gift set, along with bonus “Made By” fabric labels kids can iron onto their creations. With appealing step-by-step photography and instructions written especially for children ages 6 and up, these books cover the full range of sewing skills, including hand-stitching, operating a sewing machine, fabric selection, using patterns, and making pockets, casings, interfacing, and more. The 41 creative projects range from stuffed animals and costumes to room decorations, scarves, and quilts. Every project is accompanied by ideas for personalized variations.
From Sewing School:
Kids can sew too! This inspiring guide includes 21 fun sewing projects for children ages 5 and up. With easy-to-follow illustrated instructions and cut-out patterns, young crafters will quickly be sewing up colorful pillows, potholders, dolls, blankets, and more. These kid-tested projects require only minimal supervision, and most can be made using simple hand stitches, so no sewing machine is required. With plenty of encouragement and helpful tips, Sewing School helps young sewers develop their skills while sparking a passion that will last a lifetime.
From Sewing School 2:
For kids who have mastered sewing by hand, machine sewing opens up exciting new possibilities! Sewing School 2 offers 20 creative projects designed for children ages 7 and up, including cloth pencil cases, purses, wall pockets, and even a fabric guitar. Illustrated step-by-step instructions show kids how to thread a sewing machine, select an appropriate stitch, and choose fabrics and patterns that evoke their own unique style. Suggestions for creative variations open up endless possibilities for kids to imaginatively personalize their fabric creations.