We Love to Sew - Gifts: Fun Stuff for Kids to Stitch and Share

We Love to Sew - Gifts: Fun Stuff for Kids to Stitch and Share

by Annabel Wrigley

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Let's get started and make gifts for every special person in your life … don't worry, we won't forget your four-legged friends! Wouldn't it be cool to make birthday presents—or anytime presents—for your family and friends? This book will teach you how! Make a tie for your dad, a scarf for your mom, and a pet bed for your pup! You've never used a sewing machine? Don't worry! You can make a ton of these projects with just a needle and thread; make and gift cute bags, ribbons, and even garlands. You'll be a pro handmade gifter in no time!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607059981
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 136
File size: 20 MB
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Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Annabel Wrigley is an Aussie mom and owner of Little Pincushion Studio, where she teaches young girls everything they need to know to conquer the world of sewing. Her blog chronicles her crafty ventures. She lives in Warrenton, Virginia, with her husband, two kids, and one very loud pug. littlepincushionstudio.com

Table of Contents

A few words by Rebecca Ringquist
Good to see you again!
How to Use This Book
The Rules of Sewing
Practice, practice, practice
What will I need?
Basic Supplies
All about my sewing machine
Choosing your fabrics
The parts of your sewing machine
All the skills you need
Make a pompom
Sew on a button
Fusible web
Using Templates
Hot glue guns
Using an iron
Hand Sewing
Sewing terms
The Beauty of Handmade

Gifts to Wear
Patchy Bib Necklace (take your time) (729)
Bow Tie Belt (easy peasy) (610)
Neat Neck Tie for Dad (more challenging) (521)
Pompom Scarf (more challenging) (500)
Super Stripy Watch band (easy peasy) (405)

Gifts to Display
Scrappy Sewn Mirror (take your time) (771)
Yoyo Garland (easy peasy) (458)
I Heart you Pillow (take your time) (385)
Family Tree Wall hanging (more challenging) (790)

Gifts to use
Oilcloth Tote with fabric handles (more challenging) (856)
Super sweet smelling lavender sachets (more challenging) (554)
Sweet Strawberry Pincushion (easy peasy) (425)
Quilty gadget case (take your time) (764)

Gifts for your four-legged friend
Cozy Pet Bed (easy peasy) (403)
Squeaky sewn bone (easy peasy) (336)
Embroidered Pet portraits (more challenging) (734)
Super sewn dog collar (more challenging) (330)
Kitty Catnip Toy (more challenging) (443)

Gifts for your School Friends
Felt Heart paperclip set (easy peasy) (267)
Covered pushpins (easy peasy) (335)
Super patchy pencil cup (more challenging) (478)
Stitchy coil trinket bowl (take your time) (367)

Lets wrap it up
Fabric Drawstring gift bags (easy peasy) (340)
Paper flower gift topper (easy Peasy) (225)
Stitched gift tags (more challenging) (335)
Handmade fabric ribbon (easy peasy) (206)
Felt gift card holder (more challenging) (323)
Fabric Wrapped gifts (easy Peasy) (190)

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