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Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Makeby Amie Plumley
Synopses & Reviews
Sewing is a skill that's both fun and functional, and there's no better way toand#160;get startedand#160;than with jolly Miss Patch! She learns how to thread a needle, cut patterns, and sew a fine seam by hand. With the help of Miss Patch, and the book's many diagrams and amusing drawings, beginning sewists can learn to make a pillow, a bag, a patchwork quilt, an apron, and even simple clothes. Originally published in 1969, this is a timeless introduction to the pleasures of sewing.
Originally published in 1969, this adorable book teaches kids to sew alongside the jolly Miss Patch. With its sweet retro look and easy step-by-step instructions, it will appeal to kids and adults alike.
Kids everywhere discovering the wonder and joy found in simple needle and thread. And while sewing offers lots of benefits for children — it nurtures creativity, cognitive ability, coordination, and confidence and is a skill they'll use their whole lives — kids know that it's just plain fun.
Authors Amie Petronis Plumley and Andria Lisle teach a sewing camp in
I Made It Myself!
Kids everywhere are showing off their stitching skills as they learn to sew their very own fun things with needle and thread. Sewing nurtures creativity, develops coordination, and boosts confidence, but kids know that it's just plain fun.
About the Author
Amie Plumley teaches kindergarten, where she utilizes her creative background and her Masters Degree in Education to inspire students to sew in the classroom, in an after-school Sewing Club, and at a summer camp. She is the mother of two small children and lives in Tennessee.
Andria Lisle, freelance journalist and author of Waking Up in Memphis, writes about music, food, and pop culture for The Commercial Appeal newspaper and the Memphis Flyer alt-weekly, as well as for myriad magazines including Paste, MOJO, and Garden and Gun. When not at her laptop, she loves to sew.
Table of Contents
A Note to You from the Authors
About this Book: An Introduction for Adults
Welcome to Sewing School!
Lesson One: How to Use this Book
Lesson Two: In Your Sewing Kit
Lesson Three: Finding Out about Fabric
Lesson Four: Sewing School Rules
Lesson Five: Ready, Set, Thread
Lesson Six: Get Your Stitch On
Lesson Seven: Patterns Down Pat
Lesson Eight: Button Up
Lesson Nine: Bring Your Project to Life
Lesson Ten: Stuff It!
Lesson Eleven: Making Casings
Lesson Twelve: Pop Quiz
So Soft Pillow, Stuffies, Your Little Friend, Take-It-With-You Blanket
Hold-My-Stuff Bag, Wonder Wallet, Draw-It-Up Tote, Just-Right Pouch, Get-to-Work Apron
Cute Coasters, Quiet Mouse, Eye-See-You Case, Too-Hot Holder
Sweet Dreams Mask, Hat Attack!, Superhero Cuff, My Doll's Very Own Skirt, My Very Own Skirt, My Very Own Apron
Recycle & Repair
Save-My-T-Shirt Pillow, Scrappy Art Pin, Felt Patch, Iron-On Patch, Where Oh Where Is My Button?, My Hem is Falling!, Repair That Rip, Close Those Holes
Holey Moley!, Have You Seen My Leg?, I Can't See!
Look It Up: Sewing School Dictionary
Find It Yourself: Sewing School Resource Guide
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