If You Give a Girl a Needle

She might design a purse! Because of our Charlotte Mason style homeschool, I’ve encouraged handicrafts such as sewing, crocheting and knitting from the very beginning.  I’ve enlisted the help of a 90+ year old neighbor, a grandmother and a 4-H sewing class – for, you see, I’m not good at any of these skills! Mahayla…

Stuffed Felt Ornaments

  These turned out so cute, and they were fairly easy for a beginning to intermediate sewing project. Draw the shape onto a piece of felt, making it about 1/4″ bigger than you’d like the finished product to be. Double the felt and cut out the front and back pieces at the same time. Decide…

Embriodery Project

We did many projects to go along with our Colonial Life unit study, but this one tops the list.  Not only were these embroidered hand prints a wonderful handicraft activity, they turned out beautifully, too.  So much so, that they are gracing my mantle right now and I plan to hang them on the wall…

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